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The Hidden Spring: A Journey to the Source of Consciousness

Hardback, 28/01/2021, £20.00
A revolutionary new explanation for sentience from the neuroscientist who discovered how the brain dreams.

The Act of Living: What the Great Psychologists Can Teach Us About Surviving Discontent in an Age of Anxiety

Hardback, 14/01/2021, £18.99
An highly original account of psychology through the discipline's great practitioners ( Freud, Jung etc) and their thoughts. It functions both as narrative and by extension a sophisticated self-help book. To be compared with Sarah Bakewell's How to Live and Alain de Botton's The Consolations of Philosophy

The End of Adolescence: The Lost Art of Delaying Adulthood

Hardback, 30/04/2021, £28.95
Nancy Hill and Alexis Redding contest the accusation that today's young people are coddled and immature. Unearthing studies of college students five decades ago, the authors show that the behaviors now decried as markers of stalled development have long been typical of adolescents. Hill and Redding's advice for adults? Judge less, nurture more.

Conflicted: Why Arguments Are Tearing Us Apart and How They Can Bring Us Together

Paperback, 18/02/2021, £14.99
Instead, we too often find ourselves mired in hostility or - worse - avoiding disagreement altogether.

Psycho-Logical: Why Mental Health Goes Wrong - and How to Make Sense of It

Paperback, 04/02/2021, £9.99
One in four people experience a mental health problem each year, with depression and anxiety alone afflicting over 500 million people. Why are these conditions so widespread?

The Science of Hate: How prejudice becomes hate and what we can do to stop it

Paperback, 25/03/2021, £14.99
Why do people commit hate crimes? A world-leading criminologist explores the tipping point between prejudice and hate crime, analysing human behaviour across the globe and throughout history in this vital book.

The Six Secrets of Intelligence: Change the way you think about thinking

Paperback, 04/03/2021, £9.99
Six ideas that reveal how to see through lies, deceptions and empty rhetoric, and a warning that we currently misunderstand both intelligence and education.


Paperback, 04/03/2021, £12.99
A monumental, sweeping journey from the ancient roots of neurology to the most astonishing recent research, which Henry Marsh (Admissions) called an 'intellectual tour de force'

Beyond Order: 12 More Rules for Life

Hardback, 02/03/2021, £25.00

Supercharge Your Brain: How to Maintain a Healthy Brain Throughout Your Life

Paperback, 01/04/2021, £14.99
The definitive guide to keeping your brain healthy for a long and lucid life, by one of the world's leading scientists in the field of brain health and ageing. The brain is our most vital and complex organ.

Short Guide to Writing About Psychology 3ed

Paperback, 01/11/2013, £46.99

Case for Love: My Adventures In Other Minds

Hardback, 01/07/2021, £16.99

Rebel Ideas: The Power of Diverse Thinking

Paperback, 02/04/2020, £9.99
An inspiring book about creative problem-solving from the bestselling author of BOUNCE, BLACK BOX THINKING and YOU ARE AWESOME.

Jung and the Story of Our Time

Paperback, 06/06/2002, £9.99
Laurens van der Post was a long-time friend of Jung and here presents Jung as he knew him: Jung the man, the discoverer and explorer of a new dimension in the human spirit, rather than Jung the psychologist.

The Empire of Depression: A New History

Hardback, 30/10/2020, £25.00

An Existential Approach to Human Development: Philosophical and Therapeutic Perspectives

Paperback, 16/08/2018, £28.99
This textbook reviews for the first time the thinking of six major existential philosophers; Martin Adams presents a philosophical and psychological analysis, and critically evaluates the different ways that existential philosophy can illuminate the way we all strive for meaning and purpose in life.

Algorithms to Live by: The Computer Science of Human Decisions

Hardback, 06/04/2017, £9.99
A fascinating exploration of how computer algorithms can be applied to our everyday lives.

Child Development 10ed

Paperback, 15/06/2018, £167.99

Future-Minded: The Psychology of Agency and Control

Paperback, 04/03/2014, £31.99
Focusing on processes including decision-making and memory, this book provides fascinating insight into phenomena such as coincidences and the illusion of control to consider how agency and control help us to think about the future. It is essential reading for students of conceptual and historical issues, consciousness and decision-making.

Psychology 8ed

Hardback, 05/03/2018, £56.99
Peter Gray's evolutionary perspective and emphasis on critical thinking have made his rigorous yet accessible introduction to psychology a widely respected classroom favourite, edition after edition.

Abnormal Psychology 10ED

Hardback, 22/02/2018, £57.99

Experiencing Childhood and Adolescence

Paperback, 22/02/2018, £41.99
This brand new textbook on child and adolescent development reflects a scientist's understanding of key research, a psychologist's understanding of people, and a teacher's understanding of students.

Social Psychology of Attraction and Romantic Relationships

Paperback, 01/12/2014, £33.99
Are our romantic choices influenced by evolution? In tackling questions like these, The Social Psychology of Attraction and Romantic Relationships reviews the theory and research behind this fascinating area.

Speaking Our Minds: Why human communication is different, and how language evolved to make it special

Paperback, 03/11/2014, £32.99
And what can an evolutionary perspective tell us about the nature of language and communication? Drawing on a range of disciplines including cognitive science, linguistics, anthropology and evolutionary biology, Speaking Our Minds explains how language evolved and why we are the only species to communicate in this way.

Evolution and Human Behaviour: Darwinian Perspectives on the Human Condition

Paperback, 30/09/2016, £43.99
This comprehensive book offers a compelling synthesis of key ideas and concepts, and addresses in fundamental evolutionary terms the way humans think, feel and behave. This revised, updated and expanded edition includes new material on epigenetics, life history and error management theories, homosexuality, disease and gene-culture co-evolution.

Emotional Development and Families: Socialization across the lifespan

Paperback, 27/10/2017, £30.99
This lively and engaging book conducts a thorough review of the current research literature in developmental psychology and socialisation, and then clearly links theory to practical applications in both clinical and everyday situations.

Applied Qualitative Research in Psychology

Paperback, 26/04/2017, £38.99
Offering an introduction to applied qualitative research in psychology with a distinctively applied approach, this title is apt for undergraduate psychology students taking modules in research methods, executing research-based projects or those undertaking Masters and taught doctoral level programs in psychology.

Broken Brains

Paperback, 24/10/2014, £24.99
Drawing on real life examples and anecdotes from neurosurgery and neurobiology, this engaging introduction to brain function and dysfunction is ideal for those interested learning more about the brain in an accessible way. Ian Mitchell brings biological psychology to life with examples of real life applications of the theory.

Psychology 6ed

Paperback, 07/09/2018, £46.99
Revised edition of the authors' Psychology, 2013.

Your Psychology Project: the Essential Guide

Paperback, 26/09/2007, £29.99
Maps out the requirements of a project in psychology. This book guides students through various aspects of a psychology project from conception of an idea, to writing up the final draft. It uses examples and provides insights into applying theory to practice and knowledge, skills and ability to carry out and write up their thesis project.

Imagination Gap: Stop Thinking the Way You Should and Start Making Extraordinary Things Happen

Paperback, 01/10/2018, £13.99
The Imagination Gap helps leaders in every sector apply their imagination effectively to explore new, creative approaches to survive and thrive. Examples from a range of industries and settings, from Broadway to Silicon Valley, with simple steps and exercises, help you stop thinking the way you "should" and start making extraordinary things happen.

Institutional Racism in Psychiatry and Clinical Psychology: Race Matters in Mental Health

Hardback, 22/09/2017, £69.99
Drawing on a lifetime of experience as a practicing psychiatrist, he examines how the system has shifted in response to new forms of racism which have emerged since the 1960s, highlighting the widespread pathologization of black people, the impact of Islamophobia on clinical practice after 9/11, and various struggles to reform.

She Has Her Mother's Laugh: The Powers, Perversions, and Potential of Heredity

Hardback, 09/08/2018, £25.00
Award-winning, celebrated New York Times columnist and science writer Carl Zimmer presents a history of our understanding of heredity in this sweeping, resonating overview of a force that shaped human society - a force set to shape our future even more radically.

Silence: In the Age of Noise

Paperback, 04/10/2018, £8.99

Origins of Creativity

Paperback, 29/11/2018, £9.99

Schadenfreude: The Joy of Another's Misfortune

Hardback, 18/10/2018, £9.99
A hilarious quest to understand life's ultimate guilty pleasure - in a beautiful gift package.

Evocative Object World

Paperback, 13/10/2008, £19.99
Builds on Freud's account of dream formation, combining it with perceptive clinical, theoretical and cultural insights to show how the psychoanalytical method can provide a rich understanding of what has traditionally been regarded as 'the outside world'. This title rejects the simplistic notion that mental life is unconsciously determined.

Rising Strong

Paperback, 27/08/2015, £12.99
This is a book about what it takes to get back up and how owning our stories of disappointment, failure, and heartbreak gives us the power to write a daring new ending. Struggle can be our greatest call to courage and Rising Strong, our clearest path to deeper meaning, wisdom and hope.

Deconstructing Social Psychology

Paperback, 01/06/2017, £38.99

Deconstructing Developmental Psychology

Paperback, 01/11/2016, £42.99
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