States of consciousness

    Otherworlds

    By David Luke

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    Consciousness: A Very Short Introduction

    By Susan Blackmore

    Paperback £7.25

    Some of our most burning questions surround consciousness: What creates our identity? Do we really have free will? Is consciousness itself an illusion? The rapid rate of developments in brain science continues to open up debate on these issues. This book clarifies the complex arguments and illuminates the major theories...

    Figures of the Pre-Freudian Unconscious from Flaubert to Pro

    By Michael R. Finn

    Hardback £65.84

    This book represents a major contribution to scholarship about the links between literature, medicine and psychology through a wide-ranging examination of the pre-Freudian unconscious in the works of nineteenth- and early twentieth-century French writers including Flaubert, Maupassant and Proust.

    Enactivist Interventions

    By Shaun Gallagher

    Hardback Save £1.14 = £28.86

    Enactivist Interventions is an interdisciplinary work that explores how theories of embodied cognition illuminate many aspects of the mind, including perception, affect, and action. Gallagher argues that the brain is not secluded from the world or isolated in its own processes, but rather is dynamically connected with body and environment.

    Guide to the World of Dreams

    By Ole Vedfelt

    Paperback Save £1.77 = £26.22

    In A Guide to the World of Dreams, Ole Vedfelt presents an in-depth look at dreams in psychotherapy, counselling and self-help, and offers an overview of current clinical knowledge and scientific research, including contemporary neuroscience. This book describes essential aspects of Jungian, psychoanalytic, existential, experiential and cognitive approaches to dreams...

    Day in the Life of the Brain

    By Susan Greenfield

    Paperback Save £1.54 = £8.45

    A Sunday Times and Financial Times Book of the YearWhat happens in our brains when we wake up, savour a meal or a glass of wine, walk the dog, stare at a screen, daydream or sleep? World-renowned neuroscientist Susan Greenfield draws on her own pioneering research to illuminate the mystery...

    Other Minds: The Octopus and the Evolution of Intelligent Life

    By Peter Godfrey-Smith

    Hardback Save £5.54 = £14.46

    `Brilliant' Guardian `Fascinating and often delightful' The Times SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2017 ROYAL SOCIETY SCIENCE BOOK PRIZE What if intelligent life on Earth evolved not once, but twice? The octopus is the closest we will come to meeting an intelligent alien. What can we learn from the encounter?

    On Human Nature

    By Roger Scruton

    Hardback £13.83

    In this short book, acclaimed writer and philosopher Roger Scruton presents an original and radical defense of human uniqueness. Confronting the views of evolutionary psychologists, utilitarian moralists, and philosophical materialists such as Richard Dawkins and Daniel Dennett, Scruton argues that human beings cannot be understood simply as biological objects. We...

    Sleep

    By Nick Littlehales

    Paperback Save £1.54 = £8.45

    'Nick Littlehales wants to redefine the very meaning of the word sleep' - Daily Telegraph 'Nick Littlehales has reconfigured the bedrooms of a legion of international sporting stars . . . He has a unique and encyclopaedic knowledge' - Guardian 'Sleep guru Nick Littlehales trains elite athletes to get the...

    Little Elephant Who Wants to Fall Asleep

    By Carl-Johan Forssen Ehrlin

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    Add variety to your child's bedtime routine with the latest book from the author of The Rabbit Who Wants to Fall Asleep, the global bestseller that parents have been raving about! Features all-new child-tested, parent-approved techniques to reclaim bedtime and provide a sweet and tender end to each day. Your...

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