Neurobiology Essentials for Clinicians: What Every Therapist Needs to Know
A primer on brain functionality as it relates to therapeutic work.
Why Humans Like to Cry: Tragedy, Evolution, and the Brain
Human beings are the only species to have evolved the trait of emotional crying. We even create music, fiction, film, and theatre - 'Tragedy' - to encourage crying. Michael Trimble looks at the physiology and evolution of this...
The Believing Brain: From Ghosts and Gods to Politics and Conspiracies - How We Construct Beliefs and Reinforce Them as Truths
Bestselling author Shermer presents a comprehensive and provocative theory on how beliefs are born, formed, reinforced, challenged, changed, and extinguished.
Principles of Brain Dynamics: Global State Interactions
The consideration of time or dynamics is fundamental for all
aspects of mental activity--perception, cognition, and
emotion--because the main feature of brain activity is the
continuous change of the underlying brain states...
The Dao of Neuroscience: Combining Eastern and Western Principles for Optimal Therapeutic Change
Drawing on knowledge about neuroscience, this book examines the resonance between eastern and western philosophical and psychological models.
Your Child from Birth to Eight
This book provides an overview of early childhood development from birth to eight. While all children develop differently according to inheritance and environment, there are patterns which help parents to know what milestones they...
In the Beginning: The Brain, Early Development and Learning
In the Beginning: The brain, early development and learning explores, synthesises and distils current knowledge of child development at the nexus of neuro-scientific discovery. The book's premise that the brain has a remarkable...
Aping Mankind: Neuromania, Darwinitis and the Misrepresentation of Humanity
In a devastating critique Raymond Tallis exposes the exaggerated claims made for the ability of neuroscience and evolutionary theory to explain human consciousness, behaviour, culture and society.
The Brain: Big Bangs, Behaviors, and Beliefs
After several million years of jostling for ecological space, only one survivor from a host of hominid species remains standing: us. Human beings are extraordinary creatures, and it is the unprecedented human brain that makes them...
Consciousness: Confessions of a Romantic Reductionist
What links conscious experience of pain, joy, color, and smell to bioelectrical activity in the brain? How can anything physical give rise to nonphysical, subjective, conscious states? Christof Koch has devoted much of his career...
Connectome: How the Brain’s Wiring Makes Us Who We Are
The audacious effort to map the brain--and along with it our mental afflictions, from autism to schizophrenia--by a rising star in neuroscience.
Neuroscience-Based Cognitive Therapy: New Methods for Assessment, Treatment and Self-Regulation
Introducing new strategies for measuring the effectiveness of cognitive therapy, Neuroscience-based Cognitive Therapy helps clinicians assess the emerging psychotherapeutic force that is neuroscience.
Everyone Loves a Good Train Wreck: Why We Can’t Look Away
Sets out to discover the source of our attraction to the caustic, drawing on the findings of biologists, sociologists, psychologists, anthropologists, philosophers, theologians, and artists, and citing examples from elephant...
The Emotional Life of Your Brain: How Its Unique Patterns Affect the Way You Think, Feel, and Live - And How You Can Change Them
A groundbreaking new approach to personality and the mind, leading neuroscientist Richard Davidson shows what makes us behave the way we do and how we can retrain our brain to improve our lives
That’s Disgusting: Unraveling the Mysteries of Repulsion
An entertaining and revealing look at the science behind the emotion of disgust.
Imagine: The Science of Creativity
"New York Times" best-selling author Jonah Lehrer shows us how we can all learn to be more creative. Did you know that the most creative companies have centralized bathrooms? That brainstorming meetings are a...
Neuroanatomy and Neuroscience at a Glance
Neuroanatomy and Neuroscience at a Glance provides a user-friendly introduction to the anatomy, biochemistry, physiology and pharmacology of the human nervous system within one, succinct, highly-illustrated volume.
The Lives of the Brain: Human Evolution and the Organ of Mind
Presents an exploration of the evolution of brain based on the work in paleo-anthropology, brain anatomy and neuroimaging, molecular genetics, life history theory, and related fields. This book shows us the brain as a product of...
A Hole in the Head: More Tales in the History of Neuroscience
Essays on great figures and important issues, advances and blind alleys--from trepanation to the discovery of grandmother cells--in the history of brain sciences.
The Good, the True, and the Beautiful: A Neuronal Approach
A guide to the most complex physical object in the living world: the human brain. Taking into account the brain research - morphological, physiological, chemical, and genetic - and placing these findings in the context of...
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