Anatomy of Grief How the Brain, Heart, and Body Can Heal after Loss
ISBN: PB: 9780300264760, Yale University Press, August 2022
328 pp., 21.6x14 cm, 11 black&white illus.
An original, authoritative guide to the impact of grief on the brain, the heart, and the body of the bereaved. Grief happens to everyone. Universal and enveloping, grief cannot be ignored or denied. This original new book by psychologist Dorothy...
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Dignity Its Essential Role in Resolving Conflict (Tenth Anniversary Edition)
ISBN: PB: 9780300261424, Yale University Press, November 2021
248 pp., 21x14 cm
The desire for dignity is universal and powerful. It is a motivating force behind all human interaction – in families, in communities, in the business world, and in relationships at the international level. When dignity is violated, the response is l...
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Dark Persuasion A History of Brainwashing from Pavlov to Social Media
ISBN: HB: 9780300247176, Yale University Press, September 2021
304 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 32 black&white illus.
This gripping book traces the evolution of brainwashing from its beginnings in torture and religious conversion into the age of neuroscience and social media. When Pavlov introduced scientific approaches, his research was enthusiastically supported b...
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Anger The Conflicted History of an Emotion
ISBN: HB: 9780300221428, Yale University Press, May 2020
224 pp., 20.9x13.9 cm, 13 colour illus.
All of us think we know when we are angry, and we are sure we can recognize anger in others as well. But this is only superficially true. We see anger through lenses colored by what we know, experience, and learn. Barbara H. Rosenwein traces our man...
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Misinformation Age How False Beliefs Spread
ISBN: PB: 9780300251852, Yale University Press, April 2020
280 pp., 21x14 cm
Why should we care about having true beliefs? And why do demonstrably false beliefs persist and spread despite consequences for the people who hold them? Philosophers of science Cailin O'Connor and James Weatherall argue that social factors, rather t...
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Minds Make Societies How Cognition Explains the World Humans Create
ISBN: PB: 9780300248548, Yale University Press, February 2020
376 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 20 black&white illus.
"There is no good reason why human societies should not be described and explained with the same precision and success as the rest of nature". Thus argues evolutionary psychologist Pascal Boyer in this uniquely innovative book. Integrating recent in...
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Master and His Emissary The Divided Brain and the Making of the Western World
ISBN: PB: 9780300245929, Yale University Press, February 2019
616 pp., 21x14 cm, 15 colour illus., 20 black&white illus.
This pioneering account sets out to understand the structure of the human brain – the place where mind meets matter. Until recently, the left hemisphere of our brain has been seen as the 'rational' side, the superior partner to the right. But is this...
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Empathy A History
ISBN: HB: 9780300222685, Yale University Press, September 2018
408 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 23 black&white illus.
"Empathy: A History" tells the fascinating and largely unknown story of the first appearance of "empathy" in 1908 and tracks its shifting meanings over the following century. Despite empathy's ubiquity today, few realize that it began as a translatio...
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Well-Grounded The Neurobiology of Rational Decisions
ISBN: HB: 9780300207309, Yale University Press, September 2018
312 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 21 black&white illus.
Contingency calculations – the ability to predict the outcomes of decisions and actions – are critical for survival and success. Our amazing brains continually process past and current experiences to enable us to make the most adaptive choices. But w...
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My Parent's Keeper The Guilt, Grief, Guesswork, and Unexpected Gifts of Caregiving
ISBN: PB: 9780300221350, Yale University Press, May 2018
352 pp., 21x14 cm
When it comes time to provide care for those who once cared for us, where can we turn? This book offers practical guidance for a broad range of caregiving situations when family caregivers assume their new role. Uses the latest research and draws on...
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