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Psychology, June 2014 | Best Sellers

August 2013 to date as identified by YBP Library Services

  1. David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants
    Gladwell, Malcolm
    Little, Brown
    2013. ISBN 9780316204361. $29
  2. Child Temperament: New Thinking About the Boundary Between Traits and Illness
    Rettew, David
    W.W. Norton
    2013. ISBN 9780393707304. $34
  3. The Nostalgia Factory: Memory, Time and Ageing
    Draaisma, Douwe
    Yale University Press
    2013. ISBN 9780300182866. $25
  4. Divine Fury: A History of Genius
    McMahon, Darrin M.
    Basic Books: Perseus
    2013. ISBN 9780465003259. $29.99
  5. The Gap: The Science of What Separates Us from Other Animals
    Suddendorf, Thomas
    Basic Books: Perseus
    2013. ISBN 9780465030149. $29.99
  6. Hallucination: Philosophy and Psychology
    Macpherson, Fiona
    MIT Press
    2013. ISBN 9780262019200. $45
  7. The Triple Package: How Three Unlikely Traits Explain the Rise and Fall of Cultural Groups in America
    Chua, Amy
    2014. ISBN 9781594205460. $27.95
  8. Anxiety: A Short History
    Horwitz, Allan V.
    Johns Hopkins University Press
    2013. ISBN 9781421410807. $24.95
  9. Impulse: Why We Do What We Do Without Knowing Why We Do It
    Lewis, David
    Belknap: Harvard University Press
    2013. ISBN 9780674725492. $27.95
  10. The Primordial Violence: Spanking Children, Psychological Development, Violence, and Crime
    Straus, Murray A.
    2014. ISBN 9781848729520. $225
  11. It’s a Jungle in There: How Competition and Cooperation in the Brain Shape the Mind
    Rosenbaum, David A.
    Oxford University Press
    2014. ISBN 9780199829774. $29.95
  12. Human Bonding: The Science of Affectional Ties
    Hazan, Cindy
    2013. ISBN 9781462510672. $65
  13. Geographical Psychology: Exploring the Interaction of Environment and Behavior
    Rentfrow, Peter J.
    American Psychological Association
    2014. ISBN 9781433815393. $69.95
  14. A Natural History of Human Thinking
    Tomasello, Michael
    Harvard University Press
    2014. ISBN 9780674724778. $35
  15. Personal Intelligence: The Power of Personality and How It Shapes Our Lives
    Mayer, John D.
    Farrar, Straus & Giroux
    2014. ISBN 9780374230852. $27
  16. APA Dictionary of Statistics and Research Methods
    Zedeck, Sheldon
    American Psychological Association
    2014. ISBN 9781433815331. $39.95
  17. Don’t Look, Don’t Touch, Don’t Eat: The Science Behind Revulsion
    Curtis, Valerie
    University of Chicago Press
    2013. ISBN 9780226131337. $25
  18. Pretend Play in Childhood: Foundation of Adult Creativity
    Russ, Sandra W.
    American Psychological Association
    2014. ISBN 9781433815614. $69.95
  19. American Psychosis: How the Federal Government Destroyed the Mental Illness Treatment System
    Torrey, E. Fuller
    Oxford University Press
    2014. ISBN 9780199988716. $27.95
  20. The Americanization of Narcissism
    Lunbeck, Elizabeth
    Harvard University Press
    2014. ISBN 9780674724860. $35