Science + Psychology

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HOW YOU SAY IT: WHY YOU TALK THE WAY YOU DO AND WHAT IT SAYS ABOUT YOU

Written by Kinzler, Katherine D
From "one of the most brilliant young psychologists of her generation" (Paul Bloom), a groundbreaking examination of how speech causes some of our deepest social divides--and how it can help us overcome them.
June 23, 2020 | Hardcover | Houghton Mifflin | 272 Pages |
$28.00
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ELEMENTS WE LIVE BY

Written by Royne, Anja
An around-the-world journey to discover where in the wild we can find the elements of life and the surprising ways they're essential to our survival
May 26, 2020 | Hardcover | Experiment | 224 Pages |
$18.95
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BOOK OF HUMANS: A BRIEF HISTORY OF CULTURE, SEX, WAR, AND THE EVOLUTION OF US

Written by Rutherford, Adam
"Rutherford describes [The Book of Humans] as being about the paradox of how our evolutionary journey turned 'an otherwise average ape' into one capable of creating complex tools, art, music, science, and engineering.
April 21, 2020 | Paperback | Experiment | 256 Pages |
$15.95
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NERVE: ADVENTURES IN THE SCIENCE OF FEAR

Written by Holland, Eva
A striking debut work of experiential reportage illuminating what fear does to us and how it's key to both staying and feeling alive
April 14, 2020 | Hardcover | Experiment | 256 Pages |
$24.95
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EXTRATERRESTRIALS

Written by Roush, Wade
Are we alone in the universe? If not, where is everybody? An engaging exploration of one of the most important unsolved problems in science.
April 7, 2020 | Paperback | Mit Press | 240 Pages |
$15.95
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ORGANIZED MIND: THINKING STRAIGHT IN THE AGE OF INFORMATION OVERLOAD

Written by Levitin, Daniel J
New York Times bestselling author and neuroscientist Daniel J. Levitin shifts his keen insights from your brain on music to your brain in a sea of details. The information age is drowning us with an unprecedented deluge of data. At the same time, we're expected to make more--and faster--decisions about our lives than ever before.
September 1, 2015 | PB | Dutton Books |
$18.00
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ALCHEMY OF US: HOW HUMANS AND MATTER TRANSFORMED ONE ANOTHER

Written by Ramirez, Ainissa
In the bestselling tradition of Stuff Matters and The Disappearing Spoon a clever and engaging look at materials, the innovations they made possible, and how these technologies changed us.
April 7, 2020 | Hardcover | Mit Press | 328 Pages |
$27.95
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FIELD GUIDE TO CLIMATE ANXIETY: HOW TO KEEP YOUR COOL ON A WARMING PLANET

Written by Ray, Sarah Jaquette
A youth movement is reenergizing global environmental activism. The "climate generation"--late millennials and iGen, or Generation Z--is demanding that policy makers and government leaders take immediate action to address the dire outcomes predicted by climate science.
April 21, 2020 | Paperback | University of California Press | 216 Pages |
$16.95
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MAPS FOR TIME TRAVELERS: HOW ARCHAEOLOGISTS USE TECHNOLOGY TO BRING US CLOSER TO THE PAST

Written by McCoy, Mark D
Popular culture is rife with movies, books, and television shows that address our collective curiosity about what the world was like long ago. From historical dramas to science fiction tales of time travel, audiences love stories that reimagine the world before our time.
May 19, 2020 | Hardcover | University of California Press | 280 Pages |
$26.95
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STORY OF EVOLUTION IN 25 DISCOVERIES: THE EVIDENCE AND THE PEOPLE WHO FOUND IT

Written by Prothero, Donald R
The theory of evolution unites the past, present, and future of living things. It puts humanity's place in the universe into necessary perspective. Despite a history of controversy, the evidence for evolution continues to accumulate as a result of many separate strands of incredible scientific sleuthing. In The Story of Evolution in 25 Discoveries, Donald R.
November 3, 2020 | Hardcover | Columbia University Press | 424 Pages |
$35.00

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