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1 Thinking, Fast and Slow (Paperback)

by Daniel Kahneman

Format: Paperback 512 pages
Published: 10/05/2012

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Looks at the way our minds work, and how we make decisions. This book reveals how our minds are tripped up by error and prejudice (even when we... Read more

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2 Outliers: The Story of Success (Paperback)

by Malcolm Gladwell

Format: Paperback 320 pages
Published: 24/06/2009

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Why do some people achieve so much more than others? Can they lie so far out of the ordinary? This book looks at everyone from rock stars to... Read more

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3 The Better Angels of Our Nature: A History of Violence and Humanity (Paperback)

by Steven Pinker

Format: Paperback 1056 pages
Published: 04/10/2012

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Can violence really have declined? The images of conflict we see daily on our screens from around the world suggest this is an almost obscene claim... Read more

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4 Zero Degrees of Empathy: A New Theory of Human Cruelty and Kindness (Paperback)

by Simon Baron-Cohen

Format: Paperback 208 pages
Published: 07/06/2012

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Is it possible that - rather than thinking in terms of 'good' and 'evil' - all of us instead lie somewhere on the empathy spectrum,... Read more

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5 The Essential Difference: Men, Women and the Extreme Male Brain (Paperback)

by Simon Baron-Cohen

Format: Paperback 288 pages
Published: 07/06/2012

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Why are female brains better at empathasing? How are male brains designed to analyse systems? And what really makes men and women different? The... Read more

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6 The Shallows: How the Internet is Changing the Way We Think, Read and Remember (Paperback)

by Nicholas Carr

Format: Paperback 384 pages
Published: 01/07/2011

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Is the Internet making us stupid? In this new book, as incendiary as it is important, Nicholas Carr argues that the Internet is changing... Read more

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7 Antifragile: Things That Gain from Disorder (Paperback)

by Nassim Nicholas Taleb

Format: Paperback 544 pages
Published: 06/06/2013

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Why is the city-state better than the nation-state, and why is what we call "efficient" is not efficient at all? Why should you write your... Read more

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8 The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat (Paperback)

by Oliver Sacks

Format: Paperback 256 pages
Published: 02/09/2011

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9 This is Your Brain on Music: Understanding a Human Obsession (Paperback)

by Daniel J. Levitin

Format: Paperback 328 pages
Published: 01/05/2008

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Explains how humans experience music and unravels the mystery of our perennial love affair with it. Using musical examples from Bach to the Beatles,... Read more

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10 Wait: The Useful Art of Procrastination (Paperback)

by Frank Partnoy

Format: Paperback 304 pages
Published: 25/07/2013

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Argues that decisions of all kinds, whether 'snap' or long-term, benefit from being made at the last possible moment. Exploring decisions... Read more

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