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10 books about the brain

Pick up one of these featured titles on the brain in May 2021.

There are hundreds of books published on the brain. To save you time trying to find your next read, we pull together 10 of the most popular titles with updated prices for delivery to your door.

Keep Sharp: Build a Better Brain at Any Age by Sanjay Gupta M.D.

Category: Memory Improvement

This book was published this year by Simon & Schuster and takes approximately 11.2 hours to read.

The Human Brain Book: An Illustrated Guide to its Structure, Function, and Disorders by Rita Carter

Category: Anatomy

This book was published 2 years ago by DK and takes approximately 8.8 hours to read.

Your Brain Is Always Listening: Tame the Hidden Dragons That Control Your Happiness, Habits, and Hang-Ups by Dr. Daniel G. Amen

Category: Emotions

This book was published this year by Tyndale Momentum and takes approximately 10.1 hours to read.

Seven and a Half Lessons About the Brain by Lisa Feldman Barrett

Category: Neuropsychology

This book was published last year by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt and takes approximately 6.4 hours to read.

The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma by Bessel van der Kolk M.D.

Category: Post-traumatic Stress Disorder

This book was published 7 years ago by Viking and takes approximately 15.5 hours to read.

Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman

Category: Decision-Making & Problem Solving

This book was published 8 years ago by Farrar, Straus and Giroux and takes approximately 16.6 hours to read.

Unfuck Your Brain: Getting Over Anxiety, Depression, Anger, Freak-Outs, and Triggers with science (5-Minute Therapy) by Faith Harper PhD LPC-S ACS ACN

Category: Personal Transformation

This book was published 4 years ago by Microcosm Publishing and takes approximately 6.4 hours to read.

This Is Your Brain on Food: An Indispensible Guide to the Surprising Foods that Fight Depression, Anxiety, PTSD, OCD, ADHD, and More by Uma Naidoo

Category: Self-Help

This book was published last year by Little, Brown Spark and takes approximately 12.8 hours to read.

Your Brain, Explained: What Neuroscience Reveals About Your Brain and its Quirks by Marc Dingman Phd.

Category: Health, Fitness & Dieting

This book was published 2 years ago by Nicholas Brealey and takes approximately 8.5 hours to read.

Behave: The Biology of Humans at Our Best and Worst by Robert M. Sapolsky

Category: Behavioral Sciences

This book was published 3 years ago by Penguin Books and takes approximately 26.7 hours to read.

We estimate total reading time by multiplying a book's page count by an average reading speed of 2 minutes per page. Summaries sourced from Google Books.

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