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Introducing Evolutionary Psychology: A Graphic Guide

Paperback, 02/09/2010, £6.99
£6.29
How did the mind evolve? How does the human mind differ from the minds of our ancestors, and from the minds of our nearest relatives, the apes? If our minds are built by selfish genes, why are we so cooperative? These questions are at the centre of a research programme called evolutionary psychology.

PLACEBO

Paperback, 19/01/2004, £8.99
£8.09
A lucid and stimulating explanation of how the body's natural healing mechanisms work - and how they can be triggered in non-chemical ways via the 'placebo effect'.

Emotion: A Very Short Introduction

Paperback, 13/02/2003, £7.99
£7.19
Was love invented by European poets in the Middle Ages or is it part of human nature? Will winning the lottery really make you happy? Is it possible to build robots that have feelings? Drawing on a range of scientific research, from anthropology and psychology to neuroscience and artificial intelligence, this work explores many such questions.