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- SAGE Publications 2014; US$ 69.00
'I really like the writing style - easy to read but contains the necessary information for first- and second-year students. The spotlights are really good and make it possible for interested students to dig deeper' - Dr Hakan Fischer, Professor of Human Biological Psychology, Stockholm University more...
- Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 44.99
Compiling reviews of the recent literature is a long-established tradition in the laboratory and clinical sciences, providing a useful and timely summary of advances in the field. Neuropsychology has matured as a science and profession to the point where a like effort to summarize the status and direction of the field is needed. The authors of chapters... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2007; US$ 16.00
If you or someone you love has suffered a traumatic event, you know the devastating impact it can have on your life and your spirit. Life-threatening accidents, illnesses, assaults, abusive relationships?or a tragedy like 9/11?all can leave deep emotional wounds that persist long after physical scars have healed. Survivors become ?invisible heroes,?... more...
- Knopf Canada 2011; US$ 21.00
Awakenings ? which inspired the major motion picture ? is the remarkable story of a group of patients who contracted sleeping-sickness during the great epidemic just after World War I. Frozen for decades in a trance-like state, these men and women were given up as hopeless until 1969, when Dr. Oliver Sacks gave them the then-new drug L-DOPA, which... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1995; US$ 102.00
This interdisciplinary work discloses an unexpected coherence between recent concepts in brain science and postmodern thought. A nonlinear dynamical model of brain states is viewed as an autopoietic, autorhoetic, self-organizing, self-tuning eruption under multiple constraints and guided by an overarching optimization principle which insures conservation... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2006; US$ 165.00
The book presents a new science of semiotic linguistics. The goal of semiotic linguistics is to discover what characterizes language as an intermediary between the mind and reality so that language creates the picture of reality we perceive. The cornerstone of semiotic linguistics is the discovery and resolution of language antinomies -contradictions... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2006; Not Available
This volume brings together Freud's main contributions to the psychology of love. His illuminating discussions of the ways in which sexuality is always psychosexuality - that there is no sexuality without fantasy, conscious or unconscious - have changed the ways we think about erotic life. In these papers Freud develops his now famous theories about... more...
- Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 159.99
The human face is unique among social stimuli in conveying such a variety of different characteristics. A person's identity, sex, race, age, emotional state, focus of attention, facial speech patterns, and attractiveness are all detected and interpreted with relative ease from the face. Humans also display a surprising degree of consistency in... more...
- Prometheus Books 2013; US$ 11.99
A new book about brain chemistry, neural systems, and the formation of beliefs from the scientist who brought to light serotonin's many crucial roles in human behavior. Beliefs: What are they? How have evolution and culture led to a brain that is seemingly committed to near endless belief creation? And once established, why are most beliefs... more...