Enduring Love by Ian McEwan

You will be hooked by this book from the first chapter. It opens with 4 men attempting to rescue a boy in a hot air balloon. The tragic death of one of these men causes the eccentric loner Jed to become fixated with science journalist Joe. Jed develops De Clerembaults …

Engleby by Sebastian Faulks

This book is a lot shorter than many of Faulks other works, and yet is still able to rival them in terms of impact. The book tells the story of Engleby, a highly intelligent loner. Engleby’s attitude to people and lack of social skills suggest he has high functioning aspergers …

decision making

Pop science books: decisions, happiness and the brain

Our unconscious plays a huge role in our decisions and actions in every-day life, and that’s nothing new. Now that neuroscientists have started looking at our conscious and subconscious self there has been a new surge in books covering intuition, subconscious biases of choice, and how habits shape our life. Here …

Best textbooks in neuroeconomics and decision-making

Neuroeconomics has moved into neuroscience and psychology at an amazing pace over the past decade. Economic theories used to be far removed from actual human behavior, leading to models of optimal choice that could not explain humans very well. Neuroeconomics attempts to change that by grounding economic theory in the …

clinical neuroanatomy

Textbooks in clinical neuroanatomy

Clinical neuroanatomy provides the foundation for many neurological and psychiatric treatments. We’ve collected three widely used books in the anatomy of the brain for clinicians. 1. High-Yield™ Neuroanatomy (High-Yield Series) by James D. Fix Covering all neurological topics, the Fourth Edition, this best-selling book extracts the most important information on …