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Becoming Evil: How Ordinary People Commit Genocide and Mass Killing

By: Waller, James

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Seller ID: 0195189493

ISBN: 0195189493

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Political or social groups wanting to commit mass murder on the basis of racial, ethnic or religious differences are never hindered by a lack of willing executioners. In Becoming Evil, social psychologist James Waller uncovers the internal and external factors that can lead ordinary people to commit extraordinary acts of evil. Waller debunks the common explanations for genocide- group think, psychopathology, unique cultures- and offers a more sophisticated and comprehensive psychological view of how anyone can potentially participate in heinous crimes against humanity. He outlines the evol... View more info

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Welcome to Your Brain: Why You Lose Your Car Keys but Never Forget How to Drive

By: Aamodt, Sandra

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Publisher: BLOOMSBURY:

Seller ID: 9781596915237

ISBN: 1596915234

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The popular, myth-busting guide to the neuroscience of everyday life, by two high-profile neuroscientists. In this lively book, Sandra Aamodt and Sam Wang dispel common myths about the brain and provide a comprehensive, useful overview of how it really works. I n its pages, you'll discover how to cope with jet lag, how your brain affects your religion, and how men's and women's brains differ. With witty, accessible prose enhanced by charts, trivia, quizzes, and illustrations, this book is great for quick reference or extended reading. Both practical and fun, this book is perfect whether ... View more info

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Perfect Mess: The Hidden Benefits of Disorder

By: Abrahamson, Eric

Price: $6.00

Publisher: BACK BAY BOOKS: 4/19/2015

Seller ID: 9780316013994

ISBN: 0316013994

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"An engaging polemic against the neat-police who hold so much sway over our lives." -The Wall Street Journal Enthusiastically embraced by readers everywhere, this groundbreaking book is an antidote to the accepted wisdom that tight schedules, neatness, and consistency are the keys to success. With an astounding array of anecdotes and case studies of the useful role mess can play in business, parenting, cooking, the war on terrorism, hardware stores, and even the meteoric career of Arnold Schwarzenegger, coauthors Abrahamson and Freedman demonstrate that moderately messy systems use res... View more info

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"""God"" Part of the Brain: A Scientific Interpretation of Human Spirituality and G"

By: Alper, Matthew

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Seller ID: 9781402207488

ISBN: 1402207484

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"A lively manifesto...For the discipline's specific application to the matter at hand, I've seen nothing that matches the fury of The "God" Part of the Brain, which perhaps explains why it's earned something of a cult following." -Salon.com In this revised cult classic, the author offers a systematic, scientific argument that shows why belief in God is an inherent evolutionary mechanism that enables us to cope with our greatest, universal terror-death. Originally published in 1996, Matthew Alper's book is a personal journey that has been adopted by over 25 colleges and universities and... View more info

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Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders 4th Edition: DSM IV

By: American Psychiatric Associati

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Publisher: 4/7/2014

Edition: 4

Seller ID: 0890420254

ISBN: 0890420254

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The last 6 years has seen many advances in our knowledge of illnesses. The DSM-IV-TRV spans the bridge between DSM- IVV and DSM-VV to ensur e that the most relevant new information since the DSM- IVV literature review in 1992 was incorporated and to enhance the educational value. Specifically, new information on associated features, including asso ciated laboratory and physical findings, has been added for many of th e disorders. Sections on prevalence, gender/age/culture, course, and familial pattern have also been revised to reflect recent research fin dings. More comprehensive differential ... View more info

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Creating Brain: The Neuroscience of Genius

By: Andreasen, Nancy C

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Publisher: UNIV OF CHICAGO PR:

Seller ID: 9781932594072

ISBN: 1932594078

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Michelangelo was raised in a rustic village by a family of modest means. Shakespeare's father was a middle-class businessman. Abraham Lincoln came from a family of itinerant farmers. Yet all these men broke free from their limited circumstances and achieved brilliant careers as creative artists and leaders. How such extraordinary creativity develops in the human brain is the subject of renowned psychiatrist Nancy Andreasen's "The Creating Brain."Andreasen explains here how the brain produces creative breakthroughs in art, literature, and science, revealing that creativity is not the same t... View more info

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Honest Truth About Dishonesty

By: Ariely, Dan

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Publisher: HARPER COLLINS: 10/15/2014

Seller ID: 9780062183613

ISBN: 0062183613

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The New York Times bestselling author of Predictably Irrational and The Upside of Irrationality returns with a thought-provoking work that challenges our preconceptions about dishonesty and urges us to take an honest look at ourselves.Does the chance of getting caught affect how likely we are to cheat?How do companies pave the way for dishonesty?Does collaboration make us more or less honest?Does religion improve our honesty?Most of us think of ourselves as honest, but, in fact, we all cheat. From Washington to Wall Street, the classroom to the workplace, unethical behavior is everywh... View more info

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Upside of Irrationality: the Unexpected Benefits of Defying Logic at Work and at

By: Ariely, Dan

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Publisher: HARPER COLLINS: 1/15/2016

Seller ID: 9780061995033

ISBN: 0061995037

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The provocative follow-up to the New York Times bestseller Predictably IrrationalWhy can large bonuses make CEOs less productive?How can confusing directions actually help us?Why is revenge so important to us?Why is there such a big difference between what we think will make us happy and what really makes us happy? In his groundbreaking book Predictably Irrational, social scientist Dan Ariely revealed the multiple biases that lead us into making unwise decisions. Now, in The Upside of Irrationality, he exposes the surprising negative and positive effects irrationality can have on our liv... View more info

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Dibs In Search of Self

By: Axline, Virginia M.

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Publisher: BALLANTINE BOOKS: 11/24/2009

Seller ID: 9780345339256

ISBN: 0345339258

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Taking Charge of Adult ADHD

By: Barkley, Russell A

Price: $9.00

Publisher: GUILFORD PUBN:

Seller ID: 9781606233382

ISBN: 1606233386

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Understanding Psychotherapy: The Science Behind The Art

By: Basch, Michael Franz

Price: $6.00

Publisher: 10/9/2016

Seller ID: 9780465088607

ISBN: 0465088600

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Doing Psychotherapy

By: Basch, Michael Franz

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Publisher: BASIC BOOKS:

Seller ID: 0465016847

ISBN: 0465016847

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Here is a practical guide to doing psychotherapy which, unlike most other manuals that present an idealized view of the therapist-patient relationship, shows what the therapeutic encounter is really like. Using detailed excerpts from clinical protocols, and without omitting the inevitable mistakes that a therapist will make, Dr. Basch draws the reader into the therapeutic dialogue as a way of experiencing what actually happens in the course of treatment with cases of varying complexity.The author focuses on the treatment of the kind of patients who, though likely to make up the majority of a t... View more info

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Never Good Enough: How to Use Perfectionism to Your Advantage Without Letting it

By: Basco, Monica Ramirez

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Publisher: TOUCHSTONE PRESS:

Seller ID: 9780684862934

ISBN: 068486293X

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* Do you feel that no matter how hard you try it is never good enough? * Do you spend too much time trying to get things exactly right in order to avoid criticism? * Does it seem that at any minute people will find out that you are not really what you seem to be? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you may be struggling with perfectionistic tendencies. They "can" serve a positive purpose in your life. But having extremely high standards for yourself and others can leave you feeling let down -- over and over again -- when these expectations aren't met. As psychologist an... View more info

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Anxiety Disorders and Phobias: A Cognitive Perspective

By: Beck, Aaron T,

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Publisher: BASIC BOOKS:

Edition: 15

Seller ID: 9780465005871

ISBN: 046500587X

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At the forefront of the cognitive revolution, renowned psychiatrist Aaron T. Beck turned to information processing in order to understand the sources, consequences, and cures of anxiety disorders and phobias. In the first half of this classic text, Beck elaborates on the clinical picture of anxiety disorders and phobias and presents an explanatory model to account for the rich complexity of these phenomena. Cognitive psychologist Gary Emery then details the therapeutic principles, strategies, and tactics developed on the basis of the cognitive model of anxiety disorders and phobias.This fiftee... View more info

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Prisoners of Hate: the Cognitive Basis of Anger, Hostility, and Violence

By: Beck, Aaron T.

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Publisher: HARPER COLLINS:

Seller ID: 9780060932008

ISBN: 0060932007

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World-renowned psychiatrist Dr.Aaron T. Beck, widely hailed as the father of cognitive therapy, presents a revolutionary and eye-opening look at destructive behavoir in Prisoners of Hate. He applied his established principles on the relationships bewteen thinking processes and the emotional and behavoiral expressions to the dark side of humanity. In fascinating detail, he demonstrates that basic components of destructive behavoir-domestic abuse, bigotry, genocide, and war-share common patterns with everyday frustrations in our lives. A book that will radically alter our thinking on violence... View more info

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Cognitive Therapy and the Emotional Disorders

By: Beck, Aaron T.

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Publisher: PLUME: 11/11/2014

Seller ID: 9780452009288

ISBN: 0452009286

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Beck, one of the founders of cognitive therapy, provides a comprehensive guide to its theory and practice. View more info

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Denial of Death

By: Becker, Ernest

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Publisher: FREE PR: 5/12/2012

Seller ID: 9780684832401

ISBN: 0684832402

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Winner of the Pulitzer prize in 1974 and the culmination of a life's work, "The Denial of Death" is Ernest Becker's brilliant and impassioned answer to the "why" of human existence. In bold contrast to the predominant Freudian school of thought, Becker tackles the problem of the vital lie -- man's refusal to acknowledge his own mortality. In doing so, he sheds new light on the nature of humanity and issues a call to life and its living that still resonates more than twenty years after its writing. View more info

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Like Subjects, Love Objects: Essays on Recognition and Sexual Difference

By: Benjamin, Jessica

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Publisher: YALE UNIV PR:

Seller ID: 9780300074307

ISBN: 0300074301

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From the perspective of developmental psychoanalysis, Jessica Benjamin, the author of The Bonds of Love, makes the case for what she calls "gender heterodoxy" -- a highly original view of the similarities and differences between the sexes. In the process she illuminates aspects of love, sexuality, aggression, and pornography."An innovative and invaluable contribution to the psychoanalytic theory of gender and development that achieves a depth of insight and subtle complexity rarely found in psychoanalytic writing.... All analysts owe it to themselves and their patients to read it". -- Frank... View more info

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I'll Have What She's Having: Mapping Social Behavior (Simplicity: Design, Techno

By: Bentley, Alex/Earls, Mark

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Publisher: MIT PR:

Seller ID: 9780262016155

ISBN: 026201615X

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Humans are, first and foremost, social creatures. And this, according to the authors of I'll Have What She's Having, shapes--and explains--most of our choices. We're not just blindly driven by hard-wired instincts to hunt or gather or reproduce; our decisions are based on more than "nudges" exploiting individual cognitive quirks.I'll Have What She's Having shows us how we use the brains of others to think for us and as storage space for knowledge about the world. The story zooms out from the individual to small groups to the complexities of populations. It describes, among other things, how... View more info

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Invisible Influence: The Hidden Forces that Shape Behavior

By: Berger, Jonah

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Seller ID: 9781476759739

ISBN: 1476759731

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