Books tagged: evolutionary psychology

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No Fake News but Plenty of Hogwash
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 86,430. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / General
In the same vein as Tom Irregardless and Me. As zany. As thought-provoking. More personal. Released at the halftime show of the 2017 Super Bowl, by Lady Gaga, while you were up getting pretzels. We worked on it for months – her people and mine. Top stories of 2016 with unique commentary on selected items.
Wordweaving: The Science of Suggestion
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 44,080. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2015 by Amolibros. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychotherapy / counseling, Nonfiction » Psychology » Hypnotism
Wordweaving presents a radical new approach to the use of hypnotic suggestion. For years hypnotherapists have used scripts which are aimed at a particular problem, like smoking or weight loss, rather than aiming at the client who smokes or has weight issues. This book suggests that it is not the problem that is the problem; it's the client's unique relationship with the problem that's the problem.
The Inevitable Twist: Comments on Lamoureux’s Question
Series: Re-Articulations. Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 2,320. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Criticism & Interpretation / Old Testament, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Theology / Anthropology
These comments wrestle with the implications of Denis Lamoureux’s article, entitled “Beyond Original Sin: Is a Theological Paradigm Shift Inevitable?” published in the March 2015 issue of Perspectives on Science and Christian Faith [67(1): 35-49]. The ideas of Julian Jaynes are used for comparison.
Human Well-Being in the Light of Evolution
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 77,900. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » healthy living, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Evolution
What does it mean to be healthy, happy, and human? Science writer Kevin Holbrook explains that evolution is the most important place to look for answers to that question. Using the tools of science, logic, and strategy, Holbrook looks closely at diet, exercise, sleep, happiness, nature, sociality, virtue, and sustainability, and lists strategies for attaining human well-being.
INNER HARMONY through Mindfulness Meditation
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 60,090. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Evolution, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Meditations
This book is about inner harmony and the actions we all must take—the cravings we should stop, the aversions we should release, the biased views we should let go—in order to allow the spontaneous blossoming of such quality. Inner harmony is an internal state that permits us to be at peace and act confidently even in the face of difficulties. However attractive, we must not run after inner harmony.
Dominant Species: Thoughts on the Evolution of Ideas and the Minds in which They Live
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,610. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Evolution, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
This book examines the most important aspect of evolution for us--cultural evolution, the natural selection of ideas. Religions, scientific theories, and concepts of all sorts live or die depending on how they affect the people who believe them. Darwinian insights help explain how ideas survive, spread, and influence minds and behavior.
The New Brain for Business
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 44,570. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Consulting, Nonfiction » Psychology » Interpersonal relations
In normal, every-day language, “A New Brain for Business” wraps together brain functioning research, knowledge of human psychology and common workplace situations to provide real, everyday actions you can take to truly do and be your best at work. This book will provide you with new and different behaviors that you can begin today to get the best from yourself and others.
The Shrink from Planet Zob: Psychiatry for a Mad World
Price: Free! Words: 122,790. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Movements / general
The award winning book to make a mad world sane. Lyron exposes the mental state of humanity from the perspective of an alien psychiatrist, exploring mental illness, genetic psychopathy and the psychology behind the big global issues - war, poverty, environment, religion, corporate greed, media, education, politics. Combined with a funny story-line Lyron offers hope with a radical new solution.
EVOLUTIONARY ASPECTS OF DISEASE AVOIDANCE The Role of Disease in the Development of Complex Society
Price: $9.00 USD. Words: 70,820. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases, Nonfiction » Psychology » Ethnopsychology
Avoiding disease certainly has value to the individual in escaping pain, suffering and death. It would seem obvious that mechanisms would evolve to enhance the ability of an individual to recognize and avoid contact leading to infection or exposure to infection. Social animals especially display evidence of behavior that avoid or limit disease and death.
Them and Us: How Neanderthal predation created modern humans
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 89,990. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Anthropology, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Evolution
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Danny Vendramini argues that Neanderthals were apex predators that hunted, raped, and abducted early humans. This 50,000 year period of sexual and cannibalistic predation transformed our timid stone-age ancestors into modern humans. This is one of those groundbreaking theories that revolutionizes scientific thinking. It represents a quantum leap in our understanding of human origins