Science + Psychology

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THREE CHRISTS OF YPSILANTI: MOVIE TIE-IN EDITION

Written by Rokeach, Milton
Now a motion picture starring Richard Gere, Peter Dinklage, Walton Goggins, and Bradley Whitford, and directed by Jon Avnet. On July 1, 1959, at Ypsilanti State Hospital in Michigan, the social psychologist Milton Rokeach brought together three paranoid schizophrenics: Clyde Benson, an elderly farmer and alcoholic; Joseph Cassel, a failed writer who was institutionalized after increasin
January 22, 2020 | Paperback | New York Review of Books | 368 Pages |
$18.95
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WOMEN OF SCIENCE TAROT

Written by Massive Science
A tarot deck that features inspiratational women of science on the minor arcana cards, plus a guidebook with scientist biographies and other information. The Women of Science Tarot Deck is a card game that helps us tell stories about our future based on principles of science. Each major arcana card features a fundamental scientific concept like extinction, diversity, or gravity.
September 1, 2020 | Paperback | MIT Press | 94 Pages |
$29.95
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MAGE MERLIN'S UNSOLVED MATHEMATICAL MYSTERIES

Written by Harvey, Matt
Sixteen of today's greatest unsolved mathematical puzzles in a story-driven, illustrated volume that invites readers to peek over the edge of the unknown.Most people think of mathematics as a set of useful tools designed to answer analytical questions, beginning with simple arithmetic and ending with advanced calculus.
July 28, 2020 | Hardcover | MIT Press | 120 Pages |
$24.95
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WIKIPEDIA @ 20: STORIES OF AN INCOMPLETE REVOLUTION

Wikipedia's first twenty years: how what began as an experiment in collaboration became the world's most popular reference work.We have been looking things up in Wikipedia for twenty years. What began almost by accident--a wiki attached to an nascent online encyclopedia--has become the world's most popular reference work.
October 13, 2020 | Paperback | MIT Press | 320 Pages |
$27.95
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STORY OF LIFE IN 10 1/2 SPECIES

Written by Taylor, Marianne
Souvenirs of the planet: Ten (and a half) life forms, each of which explains a key aspect of life on Earth.If an alien visitor were to collect ten souvenir life forms to represent life on earth, which would they be? This is the thought-provoking premise of Marianne Taylor's The Story of Life in 10 and a Half Species. Each life forms explains a key aspect about life on Earth.
October 20, 2020 | Hardcover | MIT Press | 256 Pages |
$29.95
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GROWTH: FROM MICROORGANISMS TO MEGACITIES

Written by Smil, Vaclav
A systematic investigation of growth in nature and society, from tiny organisms to the trajectories of empires and civilizations.Growth has been both an unspoken and an explicit aim of our individual and collective striving. It governs the lives of microorganisms and galaxies; it shapes the capabilities of our extraordinarily large brains and the fortunes of our economies.
December 8, 2020 | Paperback | MIT Press | 664 Pages |
$19.95
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ALGORITHMS

Written by Louridas, Panos
An accessible introduction to algorithms, explaining not just what they are but how they work, with examples from a wide range of application areas.Digital technology runs on algorithms, sets of instructions that describe how to do something efficiently. Application areas range from search engines to tournament scheduling, DNA sequencing, and machine learning.
August 18, 2020 | Paperback | MIT Press | 312 Pages |
$15.95
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BLACK HOLE SURVIVAL GUIDE

Written by Levin, Janna
From the acclaimed author of Black Hole Blues and Other Songs from Outer Space--an authoritative, wholly accessible, fascinating guide to the most challenging phenomena of contemporary science, which is now the anchor of our understanding of the cosmos. Throughout her career, astrophysicist Janna Levin has focused, alongside her research, on making the science she studies not jus
November 10, 2020 | Hardcover | Knopf Publishing Group | 160 Pages |
$22.00
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GRASP: THE SCIENCE TRANSFORMING HOW WE LEARN

Written by Yoquinto, Luke
In the spirit of Thinking, Fast and Slow, a groundbreaking look at the science of learning--how it's transforming education and how we can use it to discover our true potential, as individuals and across society by a renowned MIT professor As the head of Open Learning at MIT, Sanjay Sarma has a daunting job description: to fling open the doors of the MIT experience for the benefi
August 18, 2020 | Hardcover | Doubleday Books | 352 Pages |
$28.95
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COUNTING: HOW WE USE NUMBERS TO DECIDE WHAT MATTERS

Written by Stone, Deborah
"The best-selling author of Policy Paradox, a classic on politics, delivers a pathbreaking work on the simple act of counting. Early in her extraordinary career, Deborah Stone wrote Policy Paradox, a landmark work on politics. Now, in Counting, she revolutionizes how we approach numbers and shows how counting shapes the way we see the world.
October 6, 2020 | Hardcover | Liveright Publishing Corporation | 288 Pages |
$26.95

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