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  • Hyperby Timothy Denevi

    Simon & Schuster 2014; Not Available

    The first book of its kind, this compelling and moving memoir about what it?s like to be a child with ADHD also explains the history of the diagnosis and how we have come to medicate more than four million children today. Among the first generation of boys prescribed medication for hyperactivity in the 1980s, Timothy Denevi took Ritalin at the age... more...

  • Not Even Wrongby Paul Collins

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2008; US$ 8.99

    In Not Even Wrong , Paul Collins melds a memoir of his son's autism with a journey into this realm of permanent outsiders. Examining forgotten geniuses and obscure medical archives, and beginning to see why he himself has spent a lifetime researching talented eccentrics, Collins shows how these stories are relevant and even necessary to shed light... more...

  • Theatricality, Dark Tourism and Ethical Spectatorshipby Emma Willis

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 90.00

    Works of theatre that depict grievous histories derive their force from making audible voices of the past. Such performances, theatrical or tourist, require the attentive belief of spectators. This engaging new study explores how theatricality works in each instance and how 'playing the part' of the listener can be understood in ethical terms. more...

  • Fifty Key Thinkers in Psychologyby Noel Sheehy; Alexandra Forsythe

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 36.95

    Fifty Key Thinkers in Psychology introduces the life, thought and work of some of the most influential figures who have shaped and developed modern psychology. more...

  • Psychology at the Turn of the Millennium, Volume 2by Lars Backman; Claes von Hofsten

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 255.00

    These two volumes represent the cutting edge of contemporary theory and research in psychological science. more...

  • The Story of Psychologyby Morton Hunt

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 23.00

    The engrossing, definitive saga of the great thinkers and scientists who for twenty-five hundred years have been investigating the mysteries of the human mind and human behavior. From the Trade Paperback edition. more...

  • Portraits of Pioneers in Psychologyby Gregory A. Kimble; Michael Wertheimer

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    This third volume in a series devoted to luminaries in the history of psychology--features chapter authors who are themselves highly visible and eminent scholars. They provide glimpses of the giants who shaped modern cognitive and behavioral science, and shed new light on their contributions and personalities, often with a touch of humor or whimsy... more...

  • The Age of Insightby Eric Kandel

    Random House Publishing Group 2012; US$ 40.00

    A brilliant book by Nobel Prize winner Eric R. Kandel, The Age of Insight takes us to Vienna 1900, where leaders in science, medicine, and art began a revolution that changed forever how we think about the human mind?our conscious and unconscious thoughts and emotions?and how mind and brain relate to art.   At the turn of the century, Vienna was... more...

  • History and Philosophy of Psychologyby Man Cheung Chung; Michael E. Hyland

    Wiley 2011; US$ 53.95

    History and Philosophy of Psychology is a lively introduction to the historical development of psychology. Its distinct inclusion of ideas from both Eastern and Western philosophies offers students a uniquely broad view of human psychology. Whilst covering all the major landmarks in the history of psychology, the text also provides students with... more...

  • The Joke and Its Relation to the Unconsciousby Sigmund Freud; Joyce Crick; John Carey

    Penguin Group US 2003; US$ 13.99

    Why do we laugh? The answer, argued Freud in this groundbreaking study of humor, is that jokes, like dreams, satisfy our unconscious desires. The Joke and Its Relation to the Unconscious explains how jokes provide immense pleasure by releasing us from our inhibitions and allowing us to express sexual, aggressive, playful, or cynical instincts that... more...