Science + Psychology

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HURTS SO GOOD: THE SCIENCE AND CULTURE OF PAIN ON PURPOSE

Written by Cowart, Leigh
An exploration of why people all over the world love to engage in pain on purpose--from dominatrices, religious ascetics, and ultramarathoners to ballerinas, icy ocean bathers, and sideshow performers Masochism is sexy, human, reviled, worshipped, and can be delightfully bizarre.
September 14, 2021 | Hardcover | PublicAffairs |
$28.00
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HURRICANE LIZARDS AND PLASTIC SQUID: THE FRAUGHT AND FASCINATING BIOLOGY OF CLIMATE CHANGE

Written by Hanson, Thor
A beloved natural historian explores how climate change is driving evolution In Hurricane Lizards and Plastic Squid, biologist Thor Hanson tells the remarkable story of how plants and animals are responding to climate change: adjusting, evolving, and sometimes dying out. Anole lizards have grown larger toe pads, to grip more tightly in frequent hurricanes.
September 28, 2021 | Hardcover | Basic Books |
$28.00
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AGE OF A.I.

Written by Huttenlocher, Daniel
No information available
September 14, 2021 | Hardcover | Little Brown and Company |
$30.00
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CRYPTOGRAPHY: THE KEY TO DIGITAL SECURITY, HOW IT WORKS, AND WHY IT MATTERS

Written by Martin, Keith
Despite its reputation as a language only of spies and hackers, cryptography plays a critical role in our everyday lives. Though often invisible, it underpins the security of our mobile phone calls, credit card payments, web searches, internet messaging, and cryptocurrencies--in short, everything we do online.
July 27, 2021 | Paperback | W. W. Norton & Company | 320 Pages |
$16.95
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100 SCIENCE DISCOVERIES: THAT CHANGED THE WORLD

Written by Salter, Colin
An accessible compendium of the world's greatest scientists and the stories behind their dramatic breakthroughs From the early Greek mathematicians Euclid and Archimedes through to present-day Nobel Prize winners, this collection charts the great breakthroughs in scientific understanding.
September 14, 2021 | Hardcover | Pavilion Books | 224 Pages |
$29.95
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SOUL OF GENIUS: MARIE CURIE, ALBERT EINSTEIN, AND THE MEETING THAT CHANGED THE COURSE OF SCIENCE

Written by Orens, Jeffrey
A prismatic look at the meeting of Marie Curie and Albert Einstein and the impact these two pillars of science had on the world of physics, which was in turmoil. In 1911, some of the greatest minds in science convened at the First Solvay Conference in Physics, a meeting like no other. Almost half of the attendees had won or would go on to win the Nobel Prize.
July 6, 2021 | Hardcover | Pegasus Books |
$28.95
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END OF EVERYTHING: (ASTROPHYSICALLY SPEAKING)

Written by Mack, Katie
A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF 2020
May 4, 2021 | PB | Scribner Book Company |
$17.00
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HIGH CONFLICT: WHY WE GET TRAPPED AND HOW WE GET OUT

Written by Ripley, Amanda
When we are baffled by the insanity of the "other side"--in our politics, at work, or at home--it's because we aren't seeing how the conflict itself has taken over. That's what "high conflict" does. It's the invisible hand of our time. And it's different from the useful friction of healthy conflict.
April 6, 2021 | Hardcover | Simon & Schuster |
$28.00
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MOON

Here's a first--a travel guide to the ultimate destination: the Moon.For all of human history, the Moon has captured the world's imagination. In this tribute volume, Wildsam explores the shared wonder of our celestial neighbor via archival storytelling, astronomical insight, essays, interviews and more.
December 2, 2019 | Paperback | Wildsam Publishing | 144 Pages |
$20.00
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KISSING BUG: A TRUE STORY OF A FAMILY, AN INSECT, AND A NATION'S NEGLECT OF A DEADLY DISEASE

Written by Hernández, Daisy
Growing up in a New Jersey factory town in the 1980s, Daisy Hernández believed that her aunt had become deathly ill from eating an apple. No one in her family, in either the United States or Colombia, spoke of infectious diseases. Even into her thirties, she only knew that her aunt had died of Chagas, a rare and devastating illness that affects the heart and digestive system.
June 1, 2021 | Hardcover | Tin House Books | 336 Pages |
$27.95

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