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See the books nominated for our award

17 July 2017

The shortlist for this year’s British Psychological Society Book Award has been announced.

Books have been nominated in all four categories:

Academic monograph

Close Calls: Managing Risk and Resilience in Airline Flight Safety by Carl Macrae

Darwin's Unfinished Symphony: How Culture Made the Human Mind by Kevin N. Laland

Popular Science

Sex, Lies and Brain Scans: How fMRI Reveals What Really Goes On In Our Minds by Barbara J. Sahakian and Julia Gottwald

Shrinking Violets: A Field Guide to Shyness by Joe Moran

The Positive Power of Negative Emotions: How harnessing your darker feelings can help you see a brighter dawn by Tim Lomas

Practitioner Text

Preventing Self-Injury and Suicide in Women's Prisons by Tammi Walker & Graham Towl

An Occupational Therapist's Guide to Sleep and Sleep Problems by Andrew Green & Cary Brown


Child Health Psychology: A Biopsychosocial Perspective by Julie turner-Cobb

An Adventure in Statistics: The Reality Enigma by Andy Field

The winners in each category, who will receive a commemorative certificate and £500 at our next annual conference, will be announced in the autumn.


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