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Awakenings [used book]

By: Oliver Sacks

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, Picador, 1990


'The story of a disease that plunged its victims into a prison of viscous time, and the drug that catapulted them out of it' Guardian Hailed as a medical classic, and the subject of a major feature film as well as radio and stage plays, and various TV documentaries, Awakenings is the extraordinary account of a group of twenty patients. Rendered catatonic by the sleeping-sickness epidemic that swept the world just after the First World War, all twenty had spent forty year... View more info

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Blame Changer: Understanding Domestic Violence

By: Carmel O'Brien

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Australia, Threekookaburras, 2016


Blame Changer by psychologist Carmel O'Brien, former head of Clinical Services at Victoria's Doncare, provides straight forward answers to common questions and aims to debunk pervasive myths around what Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull last year called "one of Australia's greatest shames" domestic violence. But Blame Changer is much more than the definitive rebuttal of some of society's most damaging, ill-informed and pervasive attitudes about domestic violence. It sounds... View more info

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Buddha's Brain: The Practical Neuroscience of Happiness, Love and Wisdom

By: Rick Hanson and Richard Mendius

Price: $35.95

Publisher: USA, New Harbinger Publications, 2009


Jesus, Moses, Mohammed, Gandhi, and the Buddha all had brains built essentially like anyone else's, yet they were able to harness their thoughts and shape their patterns of thinking in ways that changed history. With new breakthroughs in modern neuroscience and the wisdom of thousands of years of contemplative practice, it is possible for us to shape our own thoughts in a similar way for greater happiness, love, compassion, and wisdom. Buddha's Brain joins the forces ... View more info

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Categorization in Social Psychology [used book]

By: Craig McGarty

Price: $35.00

Publisher: USA, Sage Publications, 1999


Categorization in Social Psychology offers a major new introduction to the study of categorization, looking especially at links between categorization in cognitive and social psychology.In a highly readable and accessible style, the author covers all the main approaches to categorization in social psychology that a student might come across, including: biased stimulus processing, construct activiation, self-categorization, explanation-based, social judgeability and assim... View more info

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Child Psychology & Development For Dummies

By: Laura L. Smith and Charles H. Elliott

Price: $25.95

Publisher: Australia, John Wiley & Sons Ltd, 2011


A complete and comprehensive guide to why kids behave and think the way they do-and how to bring out the best in them. In the U.S., more than 10% of children are diagnosed with psychiatric disorders, while countless others remain undiagnosed. Defining what is "normal" and what is not is of great concern to anyone who works with, guides, nurtures, teaches, or parents children. With new discoveries in mental disorders that affect children, Child Psychology & Development Fo... View more info

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Disarming the Narcissist 2nd Edition Surviving and Thriving with the Self-Absorbed

By: Wendy T. Behary

Price: $33.95

Publisher: USA, New Harbinger, 2013

Edition: 2nd Edition


Do you know someone who is overly arrogant, shows an extreme lack of empathy, or exhibits an inflated sense of entitlement? Do they exploit others, or engage in magical thinking? These are all traits of narcissistic personality disorder, and when it comes to dealing with narcissists, it can be difficult to get your point across. So how do you handle the narcissistic people in your life? You might interact with them in social or professional settings, and you might even l... View more info

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Evolve Your Brain: The Science of Changing Your Mind

By: Joe Dispenza

Price: $29.95

Publisher: USA, Health Communications, 2009


Why do we keep getting the same jobs, taking on the same relationships, and finding ourselves in the same emotional traps? Dr. Joe Dispenza not only teaches why people tend to repeat the same negative behaviours, he shows how readers can release themselves from these patterns of disappointment. With the dynamic combination of science and accessible how?to, Dispenza teaches how to use the most important tool in ones body and life?the brain. Featured in the underground s... View more info

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Fire Up Your Writing Brain: How to Use Proven Neuroscience to Become a More Creative, Productive, and Successful Writer

By: Susan Reynolds

Price: $29.95

Publisher: USA, Memory Makers, 2015


Ignite Your Writing Brain! Whether you're an experienced writer or just starting out, an endless number of pitfalls can trip up your efforts, from procrastination and writer's block to thin characters and uninspired plots. Luckily, you have access to an extraordinary writing tool that can help overcome all of these problems: your brain. Fire Up Your Writing Brain teaches you how to develop your brain to its fullest potential. Based on proven, easy-to-understand neuroscie... View more info

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Good Thinking: A Teenager's Guide to Managing Stress and Emotion Using CBT

By: Sarah Edelman and Louise Remond

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Australia, ABC Books, 2017


Practical help for teenagers navigating negative emotions, stress and self-defeating behaviour. Although most of us pay little attention to our emotions, feelings like anxiety, anger, frustration, guilt and sadness can have a huge impact on our lives. Sometimes we get stuck in negative ways of thinking that perpetuate these emotions, even when what is happening in our lives is not that bad. Teenage years can be a particularly challenging time. There are lots of changes h... View more info

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I Love Me: A Guide to being Your Own Best Friend

By: Bev Aisbett

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Australia, Harper Collins, 2013


From the bestselling author of LIVING WITH IT comes a breakthrough work that is the culmination of years of searching for the 'bottom line' of the malaise which affects not only those who suffer with anxiety and depression but also human beings in general in ever-increasing numbers. This feeling manifests as anything from dissatisfaction to rage, bullying to brutality, self pity to cynicism. It contaminates happiness, sabotages potential and saps joy. The malaise is not ... View more info

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Idiot's Guides: Self-Hypnosis

By: Synthia Andrews

Price: $34.95

Publisher: USA, Alpha Books, 2014


With an online library of self-hypnosis audio tracks, Idiot's Guides: Self-Hypnosis offers easy-to-follow steps and techniques for anyone who wants to relieve stress, anxiety, self-doubt, addictions, and bad behavior. An exploration of past-life regression and sample hypnosis scripts are also included. About the Author: Dr. Synthia Andrews, ND, is a licensed naturopathic physician and has advanced certification in clinical hypnotherapy from the American Hypnotherapy G... View more info

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Neuro Slimming @ NeuroSlimming: Let Your Brain Change Your Body

By: Helena Popovic

Price: $34.95

Publisher: Australia, Penguin, 2017


"It's not what you eat, it's why and how you eat. The world is drowning in information on health, nutrition and exercise yet 95 percent of people who try to lose weight put it all back on, plus more, within 12 months of starting any sort of weight loss regime. Why? Because the key factor in successful weight management has been ignored- the brain. The brain is our control centre. Every part of the body follows the signals and instructions sent out by the brain. It doesn'... View more info

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Nonviolent Communication 3rd Edition Life-Changing Tools for Healthy Relationships

By: Marshall B. Rosenberg

Price: $39.95

Publisher: USA, Puddledancer Press, 2015

Edition: 3rd Edition


The latest edition of the communication guide that has sold more than 1,000,000 copies An enlightening look at how peaceful communication can create compassionate connections with family, friends, and other acquaintances, this international bestseller uses stories, examples, and sample dialogues to provide solutions to communication problems both at home and in the workplace. Guidance is provided on identifying and articulating feelings and needs, expressing anger fully,... View more info

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Principles of the Enneagram: What it is, How it Works, and What it Can Do for You

By: Karen A. Webb

Price: $27.95

Publisher: UK, Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2012

Edition: 2


Still the definitive introduction to the Enneagram, this revised and updated edition covers all the key information on this curiously accurate system of knowledge about human personality. From its historical roots to how to use it in everyday life, the book encompasses all of the key aspects and principles of the subject. It explains the nine personality types, how they interrelate and how to recognise and understand your own and others' basic types. It also explores how... View more info

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Psychology For Dummies 2nd Edition

By: Adam Cash

Price: $28.95

Publisher: USA, John Wiley & Sons Ltd, 2013

Edition: 2nd Edition


Understand why you feel and act the way you do Psychology For Dummies is a fun, user-friendly guide to the basics of human behavior and mental processes. In plain English and using lots of everyday examples psychologist Dr. Adam Cash cuts through the jargon to explain what psychology is all about and what it tells you about why you do the things you do. With this book as your guide, you'll: gain profound insights into human nature; understand yourself better; make sense ... View more info