“It’s impossible . . . to read Mama’s Last Hug and not see a door opening to a wider view of humans, our primate relatives, and so many other creatures.”
Amidst the current global pandemic, fear has become a persistent and familiar companion to much of the human population.
“$9 Therapy is a delightful book, sure to bring a smile to those who read it.”
“Whether or not you believe the case made by Mercier that we are not easily hoodwinked, the idea that in today’s world we humans are uniquely equipped to ferret out lies and cons is oddly r
“Into the Abyss paints a fascinating picture of the ties between mind and body and the complicated ways they interact.”
“what makes this book interesting is that the author has effectively generalized the purpose and behavior of a number of liars throughout the centuries.”
“This book’s strongest message is one of hope.
“This is not an easy journey, but neither has the evolution of humans from the savannahs of Africa to the surface of the moon been idyllic.”
“Cahalan’s research is dogged and her narrative riveting, leading us from red herring to clue and back with the dexterity of the best mystery novelists.
“Matt Haig is allowing us a trip inside his mind and the sources of his anxiety.
“Written with humor and compassion, laughter and tears, Normal Sucks will inspire all of us to embrace and celebrate our differences.”
“Specific therapies and medications can help relieve the burden of anxiety, yet only about a third of people suffering from this condition seek treatment.”
“Although its parts are fine, their sum does not quite add up to what we expect in a book by Gladwell.”
Imagine standing on the furthest outpost of your planet. From there you can see the universe as it formed, with absolute clarity. You see infinite stars, solar systems, and galaxies.
“the book is eminently worth reading for its compassion, research, and practical insight.”
“you cannot be wise about the world around you if you cannot first know yourself.’
From social media to Netflix AI has already infiltrated our daily lives. . . . Are we on the threshold of an AI dominated reality? . . . Will humans be superseded by AI?
“Clinicians who already use the book’s cutting-edge memory reconsolidation approach will deepen their knowledge of its principles and find myriad practices and applications to make certain
“this book is highly recommended for a wide variety of readers, but especially to those who may have undergone trauma or the family members with whom they share their lives.”
“The stories presented here constitute a further step in dispelling negative stereotypes and in enabling gay men of these three generations to own their dignity.”
Conformity is both necessary for a society and one of its grave dangers. Cass Sunstein has been interested in this tension for a significant part of his career.
“Darwin worked only ‘a couple of hours a day and spent a lot of time taking long walks.’ Just imagine yourself doing the same. ‘How fun would that be?’”
“Emotions are not positive or negative but must be used appropriately in situations—through neither under- nor overuse—to be effective.”
“Harrington has written a challenging book. The shortcomings of current ideas in the causes and treatments of mental disease are clearly documented.
“Lori Gottlieb takes you not only inside the head of a therapist but welcomes you into her heart as well.”