A must-read for everyone with an interest in mental health." - (Anne Cooke, Canterbury Christ Church University) See following link for full details: The second edition of this comprehensive textbook for students of Neuropsychology gives a thorough overview of the complex relationship between brain and behaviour.
In this groundbreaking book, Nisbett shows us how to frame common problems in such a way that these scientific and statistical principles can be applied to them.
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Belief in the paranormal has been reported in every known society since the dawn of time – find out why.
See following link for full details of this critically acclaimed book: Scientific and philosophical concepts can change the way we solve problems by helping us to think more effectively about our behavior and our world.
The authors have slogged through piles of dry research papers to provide many wonderful nuggets of information and surprising insights. Why is it better to whisper words of love into the left ear?
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