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  • Articulating the Worldby Joseph Rouse

    University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 30.00

    Naturalism as a guiding philosophy for modern science both disavows any appeal to the supernatural or anything else transcendent to nature, and repudiates any philosophical or religious authority over the workings and conclusions of the sciences. A longstanding paradox within naturalism, however, has been the status of scientific knowledge itself,... more...

  • Hive Mindby Garett Jones

    Stanford University Press 2015; US$ 29.95

    Over the last few decades, economists and psychologists have quietly documented the many ways in which a person's IQ matters. But, research suggests that a nation's IQ matters so much more. As Garett Jones argues in Hive Mind , modest differences in national IQ can explain most cross-country inequalities. Whereas IQ scores do a moderately good job... more...

  • Animal Creativity and Innovationby Allison B. Kaufman; James C. Kaufman

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 69.95

    Animal Creativity and Innovation explores theories and research on animal innovation and creativity, comparing and contrasting it with theory and research on human creativity and innovation.  In doing so, it encompasses findings from psychology, biology, neuroscience, engineering, business, ecology, and education.  The book includes examples of... more...

  • Handbook of Research Methods on Trustby Fergus Lyon; Guido Möllering; Mark N. K. Saunders

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 60.00

    With the growing interest in trust in the social sciences, this secondedition of the Handbook of Research Methods on Trust provides a fully updated and extended account of quantitative, qualitative and mixed methods for empirical research. While many researchers have already drawn inspiration and insight from the previous edition, the dynamic development... more...

  • Excellence through Mind-Brain Developmentby Dr Frederick Travis; Dr Harald S Harung

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 79.95

    Everyone seeks to attain excellence and happiness in their lives, yet world-class performance is rare. Research shows that education accounts for only 1 per cent of performance levels, work experience only 3 per cent, and age in adults 0 per cent. Dr Harald S. Harung and Dr Frederick Travis looked deeply and unearthed the secret of world-class performance:... more...

  • Everyday Magic in Early Modern Europeby Dr Kathryn A. Edwards

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95

    While pre-modern Europe is often seen as having an 'enchanted' or 'magical' worldview, the full implications of such labels remain inconsistently explored. Witchcraft, demonology, and debates over pious practices have provided the main avenues for treating those themes, but integrating them with other activities and ideas seen as forming an enchanted... more...

  • Ways & Power Of Loveby Pitirim A. Sorokin

    Templeton Press 2015; US$ 15.99

    The Ways and Power of Love was originally published in 1954 when Pitirim Sorokin was in the twilight of his career and leading the Harvard Research Center in Creative Altruism. His elaborate scientific analysis of love with regard to its higher and lower forms, its causes and effects, its human and cosmic significance, and its core features constitutes... more...

  • The Emotional Intelligence Activity Kitby Adele B. Lynn; Janele R. Lynn

    AMACOM 2015; US$ 34.95

    Imagine what would happen if you could quickly elevate the EQ score of everyone in your organization. Profitability, retention, and customer satisfaction would soar! Trainers, coaches, and organizational development professionals can now break through and trigger lasting EQ improvements with the fifty original activities in The Emotional Intelligence... more...

  • Talking to Crazyby Mark Goulston

    AMACOM 2015; US$ 14.95

    As a psychiatrist, Goulston has seen his share of crazy and he knows from experience that you can?t simply argue it away. The key to handling irrational people is to learn to lean into the crazy?to empathize with it. That radically changes the dynamic and transforms you from a threat into an ally. more...

  • A Theory of Argumentationby Charles Arthur Willard

    University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 34.95

    Normal0falsefalsefalseMicrosoftInternetExplorer4 The thesis of this book is that argument is not a kind of logic but a kind of communication?conversation based on disagreement. Claims about the epistemic and political effects of argument get their authority not from logic but from their ?fit with the facts? about how communication works. A Theory... more...