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How Intelligence Happens

by John Duncan
The basis of this discussion, Duncan's work covers the foundations of psychology, artificial intelligence, and neuroscience to the most current scientific thinking, it is for those curious to understand how their own mind works. Click here to read the review from The Times Higher Education.

'Brain Imaging Technologies'

an illustrated website by the University of Utah
A one page illustrated explanation of how PET and MRIs work.

The g Factor: The Science of Mental Ability

by Arthur R. Jensen
If interested in diving into the history and the science of Spearman's identification of the G factor, Jensen explains the metric, genetic, and physiological basis of g, as well as the major theoretical challenges to the concept.

Mapping the Mind

by Rita Carter
For the nonspecialist who is interested in neuroscience and the geography of our brain, Carter's book is a good resource and is replete with illustrations.

Neuroscience: Exploring the Brain

by M. Bear, B. Connors and M. Paradiso
The leading undergraduate textbook on the biology of the brain and the systems that underlie behaviour.

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  4. The Online Society: 50 Internet Psychology Studies
  5. The Persuasive Power of Swearing

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