Science + Psychology

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SENSITIVE: THE HIDDEN POWER OF THE HIGHLY SENSITIVE PERSON IN A LOUD, FAST, TOO-MUCH WORLD

Written by Sólo, Andre
A paradigm-shifting look at a long-undervalued yet hugely beneficial personality trait, from the creators of the world's largest community for highly sensitive people "Don't be so sensitive!"
February 28, 2023 | Hardcover | Harmony | 272 Pages |
$28.99
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STILL LIFE WITH BONES: GENOCIDE, FORENSICS, AND WHAT REMAINS

Written by Hagerty, Alexa
An anthropologist working with forensic teams and victims' families to investigate crimes against humanity in Latin America explores what science can tell us about the lives of the dead in this haunting account of grief, the power of ritual, and a quest for justice. Exhumation can divide brothers and restore fathers, open old wounds and open the possibility of regeneration--of buildi
March 14, 2023 | Hardcover | Crown Publishing Group (NY) | 320 Pages |
$28.00
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PAIN KILLER: AN EMPIRE OF DECEIT AND THE ORIGIN OF AMERICA'S OPIOID EPIDEMIC

Written by Meier, Barry
From the Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times reporter who first exposed the roots of the opioid epidemic and the secretive world of the Sackler family behind Purdue Pharma, Pain Killer is the celebrated landmark story of corporate greed and government negligence that inspired an upcoming Netflix series. "This is the book that started it all.
February 7, 2023 | Paperback | Random House Trade | 240 Pages |
$18.00
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YOUR BRAIN ON ART: HOW THE ARTS TRANSFORM US

Written by Ross, Ivy
A mind-altering journey through the science of neuroaesthetics that offers proof of how our brains and bodies are transformed when we participate in the arts and aesthetic experiences, and how this knowledge can improve our physical and mental health, help us flourish, and build stronger communities. Many of us think of the arts as entertainment or an escape. A luxury of some kind.
March 21, 2023 | Hardcover | Random House |
$30.00
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ON THE ORIGIN OF TIME: STEPHEN HAWKING'S FINAL THEORY

Written by Hertog, Thomas
Stephen Hawking's closest collaborator offers the intellectual superstar's final thoughts on the cosmos--a dramatic revision of the theory that made him the heir to Einstein's legacy Perhaps the biggest question Stephen Hawking tried to answer in his extraordinary life was how the universe could have created conditions so perfectly hospitable to life.
March 28, 2023 | Hardcover | Bantam | 320 Pages |
$28.99
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EXPERIENCE MACHINE: HOW OUR MINDS PREDICT AND SHAPE REALITY

Written by Clark, Andy
A grand new vision of cognitive science that explains how our minds build the world, learn from it, and sometimes deceive themselves For as long as we've studied the mind, we've believed that our senses determine what our mind perceives.
May 2, 2023 | Hardcover | Pantheon Books | 288 Pages |
$29.00
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TRANSCENDENT BRAIN: SPIRITUALITY IN THE AGE OF SCIENCE

Written by Lightman, Alan
From the acclaimed author of Einstein's Dreams comes a fascinating investigation of "spiritual materialism"--transcendent experiences for the scientifically inclined. Modern science teaches us that all things can be explained in terms of atoms and molecules, including the inner workings of the brain. But certain personal experiences seem to challenge that rigid materialism.
March 14, 2023 | Hardcover | Pantheon Books | 208 Pages |
$25.00
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GREAT DISCOVERIES IN MEDICINE

Written by Helen Bynum
A series of seventy entries provides an unrivaled account of the international evolution of medical knowledge and practice, now in paperback.
August 4, 2022 | Paperback | Thames & Hudson, Limited |
$22.95
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SECRET OF LIFE: ROSALIND FRANKLIN, JAMES WATSON, FRANCIS CRICK, AND THE DISCOVERY OF DNA'S DOUBLE HELIX

Written by Markel, Howard
James Watson and Francis Crick's 1953 discovery of the double helix structure of DNA is the foundation of virtually every advance in our modern understanding of genetics and molecular biology. But how did Watson and Crick do it--and why were they the ones who succeeded?
April 18, 2023 | Paperback | W. W. Norton & Company | 576 Pages |
$20.00
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INSECT CRISIS: THE FALL OF THE TINY EMPIRES THAT RUN THE WORLD

Written by Milman, Oliver
From ants scurrying under leaf litter to bees able to fly higher than Mount Kilimanjaro, insects are everywhere. Three out of every four of our planet's known animal species are insects.
March 21, 2023 | Paperback | W. W. Norton & Company | 272 Pages |
$17.95

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