Memory A Very Short Introduction

Author : Jonathan K. Foster
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This Very Short Introduction brings together the latest research in neuroscience and psychology - weaving in case-studies, anecdotes, literature, and philosophy - to explore and explain the science of memory - how it works, and why we can't ...

The Brain A Very Short Introduction

Author : Michael O'Shea
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This text provides an accessible introduction to the main issues and findings in brain research, and addresses questions about the relationship between the brain and thoughts, memories perceptions and actions.

Consciousness a Very Short Introduction

Author : Susan Blackmore
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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 on consciousness.

The Computer A Very Short Introduction

Author : Darrel Ince
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Discusses the basic components of computers; how increasingly miniature parts have led to products, applications, and networks that solve problems; the issues that increased connectivity has produced; and some of the emerging technologies ...

Emotion

Author : Dylan Evans
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Psychology A Very Short Introduction

Author : Gillian Butler
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Child Psychology

Author : Usha C. Goswami
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Exploring the process of attachment and psychological relationships, as well as methods of active learning, including language and reasoning, Usha Goshwami explains how children develop as they do and how we can understand developmental ...

Ageing

Author : Nancy A. Pachana
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Ageing entails lifelong dynamic changes in biological, psychological, and social functioning.

Modern Italy

Author : Anna Cento Bull
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It also discusses Italy's political system and style of government; economic modernisation; emigration, internal migration and immigration; and the modern Italian culture and lifestyle.

Thinking and Reasoning

Author : Jonathan Evans
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Jonathan Evans explores cognitive psychological approaches to understanding the nature of thinking and reasoning, problem solving, and decision making.

Computer Science A Very Short Introduction

Author : Subrata Dasgupta
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Subrata Dasgupta provides a thought-provoking introduction to the field and its core principles, considering computer science as a science of symbol processing.

Martyrdom A Very Short Introduction

Author : Jolyon Mitchell
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Martyrdom is a controversial topic, with a long history of provoking fierce debate. In this Very Short Introduction Jolyon Mitchell provides a historical analysis to understand the contemporary debates surrounding martyrdom.

Forensic Psychology A Very Short Introduction

Author : David Canter
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Discusses all aspects of psychology relevant to the legal and criminal process, including the role of mental disorders in crime, the minds of serial killers, and offender profiling.

Spanish Literature A Very Short Introduction

Author : Jo Labanyi
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This title explores the rich literary history of Spain which resonates with contemporary debates on transnationalism and cultural diversity.

Sleep A Very Short Introduction

Author : Steven W. Lockley
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Explores sleep disorders, describes breakthroughs in the study of sleep, and considers the impact of modern society on it.

Contemporary Art a Very Short Introduction

Author : Julian Stallabrass
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Dreaming

Author : J. Allan Hobson
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In this fascinating book, Harvard researcher Hobson offers an intriguing look at the nightly odyssey through the illusory world of dreams.

Anaesthesia A Very Short Introduction

Author : Aidan O'Donnell
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Economics

Author : Partha Dasgupta
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Combining a global approach with examples from everyday life, this work describes the lives of two children who live very different lives in different parts of the world: in the Mid-West USA and in Ethiopia.

Contemporary Fiction A Very Short Introduction

Author : Robert Eaglestone
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In this Very Short Introduction, Robert Eaglestone provides a clear and engaging exploration of the major themes, patterns, and debates of contemporary fiction.

Photography A Very Short Introduction

Author : Steve Edwards
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Photographs are an integral part of our daily lives - from snapshots and tabloid newspapers to art photography in galleries and exhibitions.

History A Very Short Introduction

Author : John Arnold
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Starting with an examination of how historians work, this "Very Short Introduction" aims to explore history in a general, pithy, and accessible manner, rather than to delve into specific periods.

The Spanish Civil War A Very Short Introduction

Author : Helen Graham
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This text provides a powerfully written explanation of the war's complex origins and course, and explores its impact on a personal and an international scale.

The Immune System

Author : Paul Klenerman
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Smell

Author : Matthew Cobb
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"Describes the latest scientific research on smell, and explores its place in culture and history"--

Artificial Intelligence A Very Short Introduction

Author : Margaret A. Boden
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Consciousness A Very Short Introduction

Author : Susan Blackmore
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A lively introduction that combines the perspectives of philosophy, psychology and neuroscience - written by the top name in the field, Susan Blackmore.

Free Will A Very Short Introduction

Author : Thomas Pink
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Every day we seem to make and act upon all kinds of free choices - but are these choices really free? Or are we compelled to act the way we do by factors beyond our control? This book looks at free will.