Intelligence & reasoning

    Genius Within

    By David Adam

    Hardback £12.65

    You could be a genius . . . Award-winning science writer reveals how frontier neuroscience can enhance your intelligence - making you smarter, sharper and brighter than you ever thought you could be.

    Thinking and Reasoning: A Very Short Introduction

    By Jonathan B. T. Evans

    Paperback £7.85

    Thinking is the essence of what it means to be human and defines us more than anything else as a species. Jonathan Evans explores cognitive psychological approaches to understanding the nature of thinking and reasoning, problem solving, and decision making.

    Enigma of Reason

    By Dan Sperber

    Hardback £17.46

    GUARDIAN BOOKS OF THE YEAR 2017 'Original and provocative ... likely to have a big impact on our understanding of ourselves' Steven Pinker 'Mercier and Sperber offer a surprising and powerful response to the new orthodoxy propounded by Kahneman and Tversky ... arguing that the supposed flaws of hot, fast,...

    Knowledge Illusion

    By Philip Fernbach

    Hardback £13.85

    Moral Inferences

    Paperback Save £3.28 = £34.71

    Moral Inferences is the first volume to thoroughly explore the relationship between morality and reasoning. Drawing on the expertise of world-leading researchers, this text provides ground-breaking insight into the importance of studying these distinct fields together. The volume integrates the latest research into morality with current theories in reasoning to...

    Cambridge Fundamentals of Neuroscience in Psychology

    By Richard J. Haier

    Paperback Save £1.88 = £26.11

    Why are some people smarter than others? This book clearly explains what neuroscience tells us about intelligence and the brain, emphasizing genetic and neuroimaging research. It dispels common misconceptions and shows how neuroscientific methods could dramatically enhance intelligence, with surprising implications for education and social policy.

    Cambridge Philosophy Classics: Sour Grapes: Studies in the Subversion of Rationality

    By Jon Elster

    Paperback £14.38

    Jon Elster's influential study of irrationality subverts orthodox theories of rational choice. Presented in a fresh twenty-first-century series livery, and with a specially commissioned new preface, it has been revived for a new generation of readers in economics, psychology, political and social theory, and philosophy.

    Does your Family Make You Smarter?

    By James R. Flynn

    Paperback Save £1.02 = £15.97

    A new method of estimating what affects IQ shows that life history and choice count toward your level of intelligence. Contrary to the twin studies, your home can be either an advantage or a disadvantage, and the choices you make at any age what you read can upgrade your intelligence.

    Becoming Brilliant: What Science Tells Us About Raising Successful Children

    By Roberta Michnick Golinkoff

    Paperback Save £2.93 = £17.02

    In just a few years, today's children and teens will forge careers that look nothing like those their parents and grandparents knew. Even the definition of "career" and "job" are changing as more people build their own teams to create new businesses, apps, and services. Although these changes are well...

    Paradox of Choice

    By Barry Schwartz

    Paperback Save £2.34 = £9.65

    Schwartz also shows how our obsession with choice encourages us to seek that which makes us feel worse.By synthesizing current research in the social sciences, Schwartz makes the counter intuitive case that eliminating choices can greatly reduce the stress, anxiety, and busyness of our lives.

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