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Product Description: Humanity has played a fascinating trick upon itself: we freely acknowledge that there is potential in everyone and then act as if that potential is capped-capped somewhere short of genius. But what if genius is available to all? In the 21st Century, when the world is faced with many problems, some of which have the capacity to destroy us, putting a cap on potential is not what is required...read more

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9781910649534 | Lid Pub Inc, September 27, 2016, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Humanity has played a fascinating trick upon itself: we freely acknowledge that there is potential in everyone and then act as if that potential is capped-capped somewhere short of genius.

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Product Description: First published in 1927, the original blurb reads: "Scientists are beginning to believe there is some immaterial thing which performs certain functions that the material mechanism of the brain is powerless to perform. It is the purpose of this book to explain what that immaterial thing is and how it functions...read more

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9781138905825 | Routledge, November 18, 2015, cover price $155.00 | About this edition: First published in 1927, the original blurb reads: "Scientists are beginning to believe there is some immaterial thing which performs certain functions that the material mechanism of the brain is powerless to perform.

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9781138905900 | Routledge, September 26, 2016, cover price $54.95 | About this edition: First published in 1927, the original blurb reads: "Scientists are beginning to believe there is some immaterial thing which performs certain functions that the material mechanism of the brain is powerless to perform.

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Product Description: Originally published in English in 1976, the book draws on and extends our knowledge of the process of learning. The subject of the study is the general stage in a child’s development that comes between his successful performance of an activity without knowing how he did it – that is, what he had to do in order to succeed – and the times when he becomes aware of what went into that action...read more

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9781138846135, titled "The Grasp of Consciousness: Action and Concept in the Young Child" | Reissue edition (Psychology Pr, March 24, 2015), cover price $170.00 | About this edition: Originally published in English in 1976, the book draws on and extends our knowledge of the process of learning.
9780674360334, titled "The Grasp of Consciousness: Action and Concept in the Young Child" | Harvard Univ Pr, June 1, 1976, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Originally published in English in 1976, the book draws on and extends our knowledge of the process of learning.

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9781138854475, titled "The Grasp of Consciousness: Action and Concept in the Young Child" | Psychology Pr, September 26, 2016, cover price $54.95 | About this edition: Originally published in English in 1976, the book draws on and extends our knowledge of the process of learning.
9780674360341 | Harvard Univ Pr, June 1, 1976, cover price $8.95 | About this edition: The Grasp of Consciousness: Action and Concept in the Young Child (Harvard Paperbacks)

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Product Description: In this volume, originally published in 1970, an attempt is made to examine the more logical aspects of thinking, such as the ability to abstract and the manner in which concepts develop. The author describes the features that had long been regarded as central to thinking by experimental and theoretical psychologists of the time and he places more emphasis on the part played by language in cognitive activity...read more

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9781138919860 | Psychology Pr, November 18, 2015, cover price $125.00 | About this edition: In this volume, originally published in 1970, an attempt is made to examine the more logical aspects of thinking, such as the ability to abstract and the manner in which concepts develop.

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9781138919907 | Psychology Pr, September 26, 2016, cover price $54.95 | About this edition: In this volume, originally published in 1970, an attempt is made to examine the more logical aspects of thinking, such as the ability to abstract and the manner in which concepts develop.

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Product Description: Originally published in 1962, the problems of cognition dealt with in this book include learning, perception, thinking, memory and linguistic behaviour. It is not a textbook in the ordinary sense, since it presents a particular approach to the subject through experimental psychology, and also, to some extent, through philosophy, cybernetics and logic...read more

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9781138919709 | Psychology Pr, November 18, 2015, cover price $170.00 | About this edition: Originally published in 1962, the problems of cognition dealt with in this book include learning, perception, thinking, memory and linguistic behaviour.

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9781138919853 | Psychology Pr, September 26, 2016, cover price $54.95 | About this edition: Originally published in 1962, the problems of cognition dealt with in this book include learning, perception, thinking, memory and linguistic behaviour.

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Product Description: How to assess critical aspects of cognitive functioning that are not measured by IQ tests: rational thinking skills.Why are we surprised when smart people act foolishly? Smart people do foolish things all the time. Misjudgments and bad decisions by highly educated bankers and money managers, for example, brought us the financial crisis of 2008...read more

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9780262034845 | Mit Pr, September 23, 2016, cover price $39.00 | About this edition: How to assess critical aspects of cognitive functioning that are not measured by IQ tests: rational thinking skills.

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Product Description: This book critically evaluates the popular notion that today’s society is suffering from ‘sleep debt’, or what Horne calls ‘societal insomnia’ - an apparent chronic loss of sleep, which can lead to obesity and related physical and mental disorders including heart disease...read more

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9783319305714 | Palgrave Macmillan, August 30, 2016, cover price $99.99 | About this edition: This book critically evaluates the popular notion that today’s society is suffering from ‘sleep debt’, or what Horne calls ‘societal insomnia’ - an apparent chronic loss of sleep, which can lead to obesity and related physical and mental disorders including heart disease.

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9783319327914 | Palgrave Macmillan, August 30, 2016, cover price $33.00 | About this edition: This book critically evaluates the popular notion that today’s society is suffering from ‘sleep debt’, or what Horne calls ‘societal insomnia’ - an apparent chronic loss of sleep, which can lead to obesity and related physical and mental disorders including heart disease.

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Product Description: Why does a large proportion of the population engage in some form of gambling, although they know they are most likely to lose, and that the gambling industry makes huge profits? Do gamblers simply accept their losses as fate, or do they believe that they will be able to overcome the negative odds in some miraculous way? The paradox is complicated by the fact that those habitual gamblers who are most aware that systematic losses cannot be avoided, are the least likely to stop gambling...read more

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9781138687134 | Routledge, September 14, 2016, cover price $125.00 | About this edition: Why does a large proportion of the population engage in some form of gambling, although they know they are most likely to lose, and that the gambling industry makes huge profits?

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Product Description: Since the emergence of Western philosophy and science among the classical Greeks, debates have raged over the relative significance of biology and culture on an individual's behavior. Today, recent advances in genetics and biological science have pushed most scholars past the tired nature vs...read more

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9780190603243 | Oxford Univ Pr, September 13, 2016, cover price $99.00 | About this edition: Since the emergence of Western philosophy and science among the classical Greeks, debates have raged over the relative significance of biology and culture on an individual's behavior.

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9780190603250 | Oxford Univ Pr, September 13, 2016, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Since the emergence of Western philosophy and science among the classical Greeks, debates have raged over the relative significance of biology and culture on an individual's behavior.

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Product Description: NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE ECONOMIST “The most important book on decision making since Daniel Kahneman's Thinking, Fast and Slow.”—Jason Zweig, The Wall Street Journal   Everyone would benefit from seeing further into the future, whether buying stocks, crafting policy, launching a new product, or simply planning the week’s meals...read more

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9780804136693 | Crown Pub, September 29, 2015, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE ECONOMIST “The most important book on decision making since Daniel Kahneman's Thinking, Fast and Slow.

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9780804136716 | Broadway Books, September 13, 2016, cover price $17.00 | About this edition: NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE ECONOMIST “The most important book on decision making since Daniel Kahneman's Thinking, Fast and Slow.

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9781101923962 | Unabridged edition (Random House, September 15, 2015), cover price $40.00

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Product Description: Child prodigies have been observed in a range of disciplines - particularly music, mathematics, chess, and art. The question of what makes a prodigy has long been controversial. Some have dismissed the notion of giftedness, arguing that most famous prodigies had strong parental, cultural, and environmental influences that helped them develop their extraordinary abilities...read more
By Gary E. McPherson (editor)

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9780199685851 | Oxford Univ Pr, September 10, 2016, cover price $98.50 | About this edition: Child prodigies have been observed in a range of disciplines - particularly music, mathematics, chess, and art.

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Product Description: Our memories shape how we think about the past, how we plan for the future, and how we think about ourselves. Yet our memories are also constantly being reinvented: we often remember our experiences differently from how they truly happened, and can even remember experiences that never happened at all...read more
By James Ost (editor)

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9781138832015 | Psychology Pr, October 25, 2016, cover price $160.00 | About this edition: Our memories shape how we think about the past, how we plan for the future, and how we think about ourselves.

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9781138832022 | Psychology Pr, October 25, 2016, cover price $53.95 | About this edition: Our memories shape how we think about the past, how we plan for the future, and how we think about ourselves.

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Product Description: The way that we assess and overcome problems is an essential part of everyday life. Problem Solving provides a clear introduction to the underlying mental processes involved in solving problems. Drawing on research from cognitive psychology and neuroscience, it examines the methods and techniques used by both novices and experts in familiar and unfamiliar situations...read more

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9781138889569 | 2 revised edition (Psychology Pr, September 8, 2016), cover price $160.00 | About this edition: The way that we assess and overcome problems is an essential part of everyday life.

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9781138889576 | 2 revised edition (Psychology Pr, September 8, 2016), cover price $53.95 | About this edition: The way that we assess and overcome problems is an essential part of everyday life.

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Product Description: Are art and science separated by an unbridgeable divide? Can they find common ground? In this new book, neuroscientist Eric R. Kandel, whose remarkable scientific career and deep interest in art give him a unique perspective, demonstrates how science can inform the way we experience a work of art and seek to understand its meaning...read more

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9780231179621 | Columbia Univ Pr, September 6, 2016, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Are art and science separated by an unbridgeable divide?

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Product Description: What causes a child to grow up gay or straight? Neuroscientist Simon LeVay summarizes a wealth of scientific evidence that points to one inescapable conclusion: Sexual orientation results primarily from an interaction between genes, sex hormones, and the cells of the developing body and brain...read more

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9780190297374 | Revised edition (Oxford Univ Pr, September 1, 2016), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: What causes a child to grow up gay or straight?
9780199931583 | Reprint edition (Oxford Univ Pr, September 1, 2012), cover price $20.95 | About this edition: What causes a child to grow up gay or straight?

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Product Description: What is like to live without touch or movement/position sense (proprioception)? The only way to understand the importance of these senses, so familiar we cannot imagine their absence, is to ask someone in that position. Ian Waterman lost them below the neck over forty years ago, though pain and temperature perception and his peripheral movement nerves were unaffected...read more

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9780198778875 | Oxford Univ Pr, September 1, 2016, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: What is like to live without touch or movement/position sense (proprioception)?

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Product Description: Why do some parents refuse to vaccinate their children? Why do some people keep guns at home, despite scientific evidence of risk to their family members? And why do people use antibiotics for illnesses they cannot possibly alleviate? When it comes to health, many people insist that science is wrong, that the evidence is incomplete, and that unidentified hazards lurk everywhere...read more

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9780199396603 | Oxford Univ Pr, September 1, 2016, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Why do some parents refuse to vaccinate their children?

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Product Description: The popular, myth-busting guide to the neuroscience of everyday life, by two high-profile neuroscientists.In this lively audiobook, Sandra Aamodt and Sam Wang dispel common myths about the brain and provide a comprehensive, useful overview of how it really works...read more
By Suzanne Toren (narrator)

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9781531822903 | Mp3 una edition (Audible Studios on Brilliance audio, August 30, 2016), cover price $9.99 | About this edition: The popular, myth-busting guide to the neuroscience of everyday life, by two high-profile neuroscientists.

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Product Description: We spend a third of our lives of our lives asleep, and this book will teach you how to enjoy it to its fullest. Sleep gives us far more than rest, under the right circumstances sleep will refresh and bring forth a new alertness with each new day...read more

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9780785834632 | Chartwell Books, August 29, 2016, cover price $12.99 | About this edition: We spend a third of our lives of our lives asleep, and this book will teach you how to enjoy it to its fullest.

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Product Description: In the last fifteen years, there has been significant interest in studying the brain structures involved in moral judgments using novel techniques from neuroscience such as functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI). Many people, including a number of philosophers, believe that results from neuroscience have the potential to settle seemingly intractable debates concerning the nature, practice, and reliability of moral judgments...read more

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9780199357666 | Oxford Univ Pr, September 1, 2016, cover price $99.00 | About this edition: In the last fifteen years, there has been significant interest in studying the brain structures involved in moral judgments using novel techniques from neuroscience such as functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI).

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9780199357673 | Reprint edition (Oxford Univ Pr, September 1, 2016), cover price $35.00 | About this edition: In the last fifteen years, there has been significant interest in studying the brain structures involved in moral judgments using novel techniques from neuroscience such as functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI).

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Product Description: How adult learners can draw upon skills and knowledge honed over a lifetime to master a foreign language.Adults who want to learn a foreign language are often discouraged because they believe they cannot acquire a language as easily as children...read more

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9780522842388, titled "Young Man from Home: James Balfour, 1830-1913" | Melbourne Univ Pr, July 1, 1983, cover price $24.95 | also contains Young Man from Home: James Balfour, 1830-1913

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9780262529808 | Reprint edition (Mit Pr, August 26, 2016), cover price $17.95 | About this edition: How adult learners can draw upon skills and knowledge honed over a lifetime to master a foreign language.

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Product Description: [Read by James Langton] The pioneering veterinarian and author of the New York Times bestseller The Dog Who Loved Too Much recounts his uniquely entertaining -- and poignant -- stories of treating animals for all-too-human problems as he reveals his amazing breakthroughs with the new science of One Medicine...read more

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9781476749020 | Atria Books, August 23, 2016, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: The pioneering veterinarian and author of the New York Times bestseller, The Dog Who Loved Too Much, and the national bestseller, The Cat Who Cried for Help, recounts his uniquely entertaining—and poignant—stories of treating animals for all-too-human problems as he reveals his amazing breakthroughs with the new science of One Medicine.

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9781504750479 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, August 23, 2016), cover price $34.95 | About this edition: [Read by James Langton] The pioneering veterinarian and author of the New York Times bestseller The Dog Who Loved Too Much recounts his uniquely entertaining -- and poignant -- stories of treating animals for all-too-human problems as he reveals his amazing breakthroughs with the new science of One Medicine.
9781504750486 | Mp3 una edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, August 23, 2016), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: [Read by James Langton] The pioneering veterinarian and author of the New York Times bestseller The Dog Who Loved Too Much recounts his uniquely entertaining -- and poignant -- stories of treating animals for all-too-human problems as he reveals his amazing breakthroughs with the new science of One Medicine.

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Product Description: Originally published in 1875, this book discusses thinking and language and traces the development of different pscyological approaches, assessing their theoretical significance and the experimental evidence behind them. It ends by drawing together the various lines of argument to arrive at some general conclusions about language and thought, since it clearly emerges that the two are inextricably linked...read more

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9781138696471 | Routledge, August 15, 2016, cover price $110.00 | About this edition: Originally published in 1875, this book discusses thinking and language and traces the development of different pscyological approaches, assessing their theoretical significance and the experimental evidence behind them.

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Product Description: Bringing the science of cognition to life through real-world examples and applications REVEL™ for Cognitive Psychology: Applying the Science of the Mind helps students see the relevance of the science of cognition to their everyday lives...read more

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9780134003306 | 4 psc edition (Prentice Hall, August 11, 2016), cover price $92.60 | About this edition: Bringing the science of cognition to life through real-world examples and applications REVEL™ for Cognitive Psychology: Applying the Science of the Mind helps students see the relevance of the science of cognition to their everyday lives.

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