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Joe Biden

Released in 2007, Joe Biden's bestselling memoir chronicles his four decades in the Senate, where he was shaped by adversity, tragedy, and intimate first-hand experiences of several pivotal world events.

Science & Environment

Proteins: Biology's Workforce

Elizabeth Eich, Daniel J. Catanese, Rice University

This edX course from Rice University discusses the structure, function, and characterization of proteins within the human body.

Health & Fitness

Providing Trauma-Informed Care

Donn Kropp

In Trauma-Informed Care, Registered Nurse Donn Kropp explains some common misconceptions about trauma and how we can work through it to improve health and wellbeing for ourselves and others.

Health & Fitness
Culture & Society

Prozac Nation

Elizabeth Wurtzel

Elizabeth Wurtzel's unflinching, honest account of being young and living with bipolar disorder in the 1990s details her experience with Prozac and numerous other drugs, identifying depression as an epidemic among Generation X.

Leadership & Entrepreneurship
Personal Growth
Lifestyle
Business

Psyched Up

Daniel McGinn

Psyched Up takes an in-depth look at the science behind mental preparation to show you how to follow the example of the best performers in any given field.

Personal Growth

Psycho-Cybernetics

Maxwell Maltz

Psycho-Cybernetics explains how thinking of the human mind as a machine can help improve your self-image, which will dramatically increase your success and happiness.

Health & Fitness
Mind & Philosophy

Psychological First Aid

George Everly, Johns Hopkins University

This course from Johns Hopkins University explores an important topic: how to provide psychological help to traumatized bystanders using the 'RAPID' method.

Health & Fitness
Mind & Philosophy

Psychological First Aid: Supporting Children and Young People

UK Health Security Agency

Mental health experts teach psychological first aid – or PFA – techniques that anyone can use to help support children and families during emergencies.

Mind & Philosophy

Psychology of Influence and Human Behavior

Hamed Mardanpour

This course teaches a step-by-step method to gain more control over your actions and positively impact others.

Personal Growth
Career & Success
Parenting & Relationships
Mind & Philosophy

Psychology of Popularity

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Dr. Mitch Prinstein

Do you care what others think? This course teaches us about the profound impact our popularity can have on us as children, and how these effects can reverberate into our adult lives.

Mind & Philosophy

Psychology: A Very Short Introduction

Freda McManus, Gillian Butler

Part of Oxford University Press's highly successful series of concise introductions, this book breaks down the evolving field of psychology into straightforward components, illustrated with both clinical and real-world examples.

Career & Success
Business
Personal Growth

Public Speaking

Keith B. Jenkins, Rochester Institute of Technology

This edX course from the Rochester Institute of Technology provides tips and tricks to improve your public speaking skills and control your communication anxiety.

Culture & Society
Personal Growth
Career & Success
Mind & Philosophy

Punished by Rewards

Alfie Kohn

In Punished by Rewards, education and parenting expert Alfie Kohn opposes the widely accepted 'do this, and you'll get that' strategy for teaching good behavior.

Leadership & Entrepreneurship
Business

Purple Cow

Seth Godin

In Purple Cow, learn why building a great product and advertising the heck out of it is not enough and how you can build something great that others want to share - so you can succeed in today's crowded post-advertising world.

Personal Growth

PURPOSE ... How to Find Your "why"

David Hyner

PURPOSE ... How to Find Your "Why" teaches you to understand who you really are, helping you find the way to effortless decision making and living an easier life.

Culture & Society
Mind & Philosophy

Purpose, Community, Gratitude

Jason Prall, John Dahlgren, Joe Rignola

In this installment of The Human Longevity Project, we listen to input from elders of healthy populations along with medical experts to learn about the importance of purpose, gratitude, and community and their impact on health.

Culture & Society
Career & Success
Business

Purpose, Incorporated

John Wood, Amalia McGibbon

Business gurus John Wood and Amalia McGibbon make a case for a new way of doing business – where social and societal impact is integral to the organization's operations, and purpose means just as much as profits.

Culture & Society

Putin's People

Catherine Belton

Catherine Belton, former Moscow correspondent for the Financial Times, explores the strategies that Vladimir Putin and his circle have developed to interfere with Western culture and politics.

Money & Investing

Putting Money in Its Proper Place

How to Money, Joel Larsgaard, Matt Altmix

In this December 2021 episode of the How to Money podcast, hosts Joel Larsgaard and Matt Altmix emphasize the importance of balancing financial fitness with physical and mental wellness.

Personal Growth
Career & Success
Parenting & Relationships

Q&A with Tim Ferriss

The Tim Ferriss Show, Tim Ferris

In this December 2021 episode of The Tim Ferriss Show, Tim Ferriss hosts a Q&A, answering questions about better sleep, training methods, and intentionality in starting new ventures.

Leadership & Entrepreneurship
Personal Growth
Business

QBQ!

John G. Miller, David L. Levin

QBQ! will teach you to ask better questions and explain why doing so will change every aspect of your life for the better.

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