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    • Attached: The New Science of Adult Attachment and How It Can Help You Find - And Keep - Love

    • By: Amir Levine, Rachel S. F. Heller
    • Narrated by: Walter Dixon
    • Length: 7 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Is there a science to love? In this groundbreaking audiobook, psychiatrist and neuroscientist Amir Levine and psychologist Rachel S. F. Heller reveal how an understanding of attachment theory - the most advanced relationship science in existence today - can help us find and sustain love. Attachment theory forms the basis for many best-selling books on the parent/child relationship, but there has yet to be an accessible guide to what this fascinating science has to tell us about adult romantic relationships - until now.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Recommend

    • By Cabrica on 22-04-2017

    Regular price: $30.74

    • Spark

    • The Revolutionary New Science of Exercise and the Brain
    • By: John J. Ratey
    • Narrated by: Walter Dixon
    • Length: 9 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 76
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    Did you know you can beat stress, lift your mood, fight memory loss, sharpen your intellect, and function better than ever simply by elevating your heart rate and breaking a sweat? The evidence is incontrovertible: Aerobic exercise physically remodels our brains for peak performance.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Worth it!

    • By Amazon Customer on 30-07-2018
    • The Revolutionary New Science of Exercise and the Brain
    • By: John J. Ratey
    • Narrated by: Walter Dixon
    • Length: 9 hrs and 27 mins
    • Release date: 17-09-2008
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 76 ratings

    Regular price: $30.74

    • The Willpower Instinct

    • How Self-Control Works, Why It Matters, and What You Can Do to Get More of It
    • By: Kelly McGonigal Ph.D.
    • Narrated by: Walter Dixon
    • Length: 8 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 197
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    Based on Stanford University psychologist Kelly McGonigal's wildly popular course The Science of Willpower, The Willpower Instinct is the first book to explain the new science of self-control and how it can be harnessed to improve our health, happiness, and productivity. Informed by the latest research and combining cutting-edge insights from psychology, economics, neuroscience, and medicine, The Willpower Instinct explains exactly what willpower is, how it works, and why it matters.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Interesting Read

    • By Kel on 19-03-2018

    Regular price: $35.87

    • The Lean Product Playbook

    • How to Innovate with Minimum Viable Products and Rapid Customer Feedback
    • By: Dan Olsen
    • Narrated by: Walter Dixon
    • Length: 9 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The Lean Product Playbook is a practical guide to building products that customers love. Whether you work at a start-up or a large, established company, we all know that building great products is hard. Most new products fail. This book helps improve your chances of building successful products through clear, step-by-step guidance and advice.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Essential Reading - Product Dev Classic

    • By D. Birznieks on 19-09-2016

    Regular price: $30.74

    • The Three Laws of Performance

    • : Rewriting the Future of Your Organization and Your Life
    • By: Steve Zaffron, Dave Logan
    • Narrated by: Walter Dixon
    • Length: 6 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21
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    Our future is written by hopes, fears, dreams, expectations, and decisions made about life. In the same way, organizations have futures written by history, circumstances, culture, aspirations, successes, and failures. These already-written futures determine and shape the level of performance that's possible for individuals and organizations. Authors Steve Zaffron and Dave Logan crack the code on rewriting the future for people and organizations, elevating performance to unprecedented levels.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I loved it so thankful

    • By Anonymous User on 03-09-2018

    Regular price: $30.74

    • The Fabric of Reality

    • The Science of Parallel Universes - and Its Implications
    • By: David Deutsch
    • Narrated by: Walter Dixon
    • Length: 14 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Author of the New York Times best seller The Beginning of Infinity, David Deutsch, explores the four most fundamental strands of human knowledge: quantum physics, and the theories of knowledge, computation, and evolution - and their unexpected connections. Taken together, these four strands reveal a deeply integrated, rational, and optimistic worldview. It describes a unified fabric of reality that is objective and comprehensible, in which human action and thought are central.

    Regular price: $34.76

    • The Beginning of Infinity

    • Explanations That Transform the World
    • By: David Deutsch
    • Narrated by: Walter Dixon
    • Length: 20 hrs
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 64
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    A bold and all-embracing exploration of the nature and progress of knowledge from one of today's great thinkers. Throughout history, mankind has struggled to understand life's mysteries, from the mundane to the seemingly miraculous. In this important new book, David Deutsch, an award-winning pioneer in the field of quantum computation, argues that explanations have a fundamental place in the universe.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Inspiring

    • By Dirk Bertels on 21-03-2017

    Regular price: $43.02

    • India

    • A Portrait
    • By: Patrick French
    • Narrated by: Walter Dixon
    • Length: 17 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
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    Second only to China in the magnitude of its economic miracle and second to none in its potential to shape the new century, India is fast undergoing one of the most momentous transformations the world has ever seen. In this dazzlingly panoramic book, Patrick French chronicles that epic change, telling human stories to explain a larger national narrative. Melding on-the-ground reports with a deep knowledge of history, French exposes the cultural foundations of India’s political, economic and social complexities.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fantastic broad overview of India

    • By SK25 on 15-03-2016

    Regular price: $51.25

    • God and the Afterlife

    • The Groundbreaking New Evidence for God and Near-Death Experience
    • By: Jeffrey Long, Paul Perry
    • Narrated by: Walter Dixon
    • Length: 4 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Based on the largest near-death experience study in history, involving 3,000 people from diverse backgrounds and religious traditions, including nonbelievers, God and the Afterlife presents startling evidence that a supreme being exists - and there is amazing consistency about what he is like.

    Regular price: $30.06

    • Consciousness: Confessions of a Romantic Reductionist (MIT Press)

    • By: Christof Koch
    • Narrated by: Walter Dixon
    • Length: 7 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
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    What links conscious experience of pain, joy, color, and smell to bio-electrical activity in the brain? Christof Koch has devoted much of his career to bridging the seemingly unbridgeable gap between the physics of the brain and phenomenal experience. This engaging book - part scientific overview, part memoir, part futurist speculation - describes Koch's search for an empirical explanation for consciousness.

    Regular price: $27.79

    • The Little Book of Currency Trading

    • How to Make Big Profits in the World of Forex
    • By: Kathy Lien
    • Narrated by: Walter Dixon
    • Length: 4 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 42
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    Once dominated by global banks, hedge funds, and multinational corporations, the foreign exchange market, or forex, is now easily accessible to traders and investors around the world. But in order to make the most of your time in this market, you need to have a firm understanding of how it works. Written by forex expert Kathy Lien, The Little Book of Currency Trading shows you how to effectively trade and invest in today’s biggest market. Page by page, she describes the multitude of opportunities possible in the forex market....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Mostly filler!

    • By "zyst" on 08-10-2016

    Regular price: $30.74

    • Just Listen

    • Discover the Secret to Getting Through to Absolutely Anyone
    • By: Mark Goulston
    • Narrated by: Walter Dixon
    • Length: 7 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 30
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    You’ve got a business colleague who’s hostile...a client who’s furious...a staffer who’s deeply cynical—how do you get people to do what you want in tough situations like these? In Just Listen, veteran psychiatrist and business coach Mark Goulston reveals the secret to how to get through to anyone, even when productive communication seems impossible.“Here's the challenge,” Mark says.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Should be titled "How to get along with people"

    • By Justin Milligan on 26-04-2016
    • Discover the Secret to Getting Through to Absolutely Anyone
    • By: Mark Goulston
    • Narrated by: Walter Dixon
    • Length: 7 hrs and 43 mins
    • Release date: 24-02-2011
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 30 ratings

    Regular price: $30.74

    • 9 Powerful Practices of Really Great Teams

    • By: Stephen E. Kohn, Vincent D. O'Connell
    • Narrated by: Walter Dixon
    • Length: 4 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Increasingly, organizations count on project teams to develop products and deliver services to their customers. Consequently, effective teamwork and team leadership are integral components of an organization's success. Authors Stephen E. Kohn and Vincent D. O'Connell define the essence of superior performance by project teams at work and identify nine attributes of team membership and team leadership that set the stage for accomplishment of group objectives. Kohn and O'Connell bring these proven strategies to life with real-world examples drawn from decades of experience. 

    Regular price: $24.37

    • Christianity

    • The First Three Thousand Years
    • By: Diarmaid MacCulloch
    • Narrated by: Walter Dixon
    • Length: 46 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Once in a generation, a historian will redefine his field, producing a book that demands to be read or heard - a product of electrifying scholarship conveyed with commanding skill. Diarmaid MacCulloch's Christianity is such a book. Breathtaking in ambition, it ranges back to the origins of the Hebrew Bible and covers the world, following the three main strands of the Christian faith.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great book, okay narrator

    • By Ben on 06-02-2018

    Regular price: $61.50

    • Teach Like Finland

    • 33 Simple Strategies for Joyful Classrooms
    • By: Timothy D. Walker
    • Narrated by: Walter Dixon
    • Length: 5 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Finland shocked the world when its 15-year-olds scored highest on the first Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA), a set of tests touted for evaluating critical-thinking skills in math, science, and reading. That was in 2001; but even today, this tiny Nordic nation continues to amaze. How does Finnish education - with short school days, light homework loads, and little standardized testing - produce students who match the PISA scores of high-powered, stressed-out kids in Asia?

    Regular price: $28.42

    • AIQ

    • How Artificial Intelligence Works and How We Can Harness Its Power for a Better World
    • By: Nick Polson, James Scott
    • Narrated by: Nick Polson, Walter Dixon
    • Length: 8 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Two leading data scientists offer an up-close and user-friendly look at artificial intelligence: what it is, how it works, where it came from and how to harness its power for a better world. Dozens of times per day, we all interact with intelligent machines that are constantly learning from the wealth of data now available to them. These machines, from smartphones to talking robots to self-driving cars, are remaking the world in the 21st century in the same way that the Industrial Revolution remade the world in the 19th.

    Regular price: $33.43

    • On Becoming a Leader

    • The Leadership Classic Revised and Updated
    • By: Warren Bennis
    • Narrated by: Walter Dixon
    • Length: 6 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
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    For many years, Warren Bennis has persuasively argued that leaders are not born - they are made. And for countless readers, On Becoming a Leader has served as a beacon of insight, delving into the qualities that define leadership, the people who exemplify it, and the strategies that anyone can apply to achieve it. In a world increasingly defined by turbulence and uncertainty, the call to leadership is more urgent than ever.

    Regular price: $35.53

    • How Music Works

    • The Science and Psychology of Beautiful Sounds, from Beethoven to the Beatles and Beyond
    • By: John Powell
    • Narrated by: Walter Dixon
    • Length: 8 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
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    Have you ever wondered how off-key you are while singing in the shower? Or if your Bob Dylan albums really sound better on vinyl? Or why certain songs make you cry? Now, scientist and musician John Powell invites you on an entertaining journey through the world of music. Discover what distinguishes music from plain old noise, how scales help you memorize songs, what the humble recorder teaches you about timbre (assuming your suffering listeners don’t break it first), and more.

    • The Science and Psychology of Beautiful Sounds, from Beethoven to the Beatles and Beyond
    • By: John Powell
    • Narrated by: Walter Dixon
    • Length: 8 hrs and 6 mins
    • Release date: 20-12-2010
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 10 ratings

    Regular price: $35.87

    • Automate This

    • How Algorithms Came to Rule Our World
    • By: Christopher Steiner
    • Narrated by: Walter Dixon
    • Length: 7 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
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    It used to be that to diagnose an illness, interpret legal documents, analyze foreign policy, or write a newspaper article you needed a human being with specific skills - and maybe an advanced degree or two. These days, high-level tasks are increasingly being handled by algorithms that can do precise work not only with speed but also with nuance. These "bots" started with human programming and logic, but now their reach extends beyond what their creators ever expected.

    Regular price: $35.87

    • The Leadership Pipeline 2E

    • How to Build the Leadership Powered Company
    • By: Ram Charan, Stephen Drotter, James Noel
    • Narrated by: Walter Dixon
    • Length: 9 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Strong leaders at all levels within an organization are a requisite for business success. Yet the leadership pipeline—the internal architecture for growing leaders—is often broken or non-existent. This updated edition of the best-selling The Leadership Pipeline has been revised to help address the challenges of today’s business environment. Anchored in experience, it offers a tested model for planning leadership succession and development that has proven to get results.

    Regular price: $35.87

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