Science + Psychology

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CLIMATE BOOK: THE FACTS AND THE SOLUTIONS

Written by Thunberg, Greta
We still have time to change the world. From Greta Thunberg, the world's leading climate activist, comes the essential handbook for making it happen. You might think it's an impossible task: secure a safe future for life on Earth, at a scale and speed never seen, against all the odds. There is hope - but only if we listen to the science before it's too late.
February 14, 2023 | Hardcover | Penguin Press | 464 Pages |
$30.00
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HAPPINESS

Written by Lomas, Tim
A concise and engaging exploration of how we understand happiness. What does it mean to feel happiness? As a state of mind, it's elusive. As a concept--despite the plethora of pop psychology books on the subject--it's poorly understood.
January 3, 2023 | Paperback | MIT Press |
$16.95
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ANALOG

Written by Hassan, Robert
Why, surrounded by screens and smart devices, we feel a deep connection to the analog--vinyl records, fountain pens, Kodak film, and other nondigital tools. We're surrounded by screens; our music comes in the form of digital files; we tap words into a notes app. Why do we still crave the "realness" of analog, seeking out vinyl records, fountain pens, cameras with film?
January 3, 2023 | Paperback | MIT Press |
$16.95
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WIRED FOR LOVE: A NEUROSCIENTIST'S JOURNEY THROUGH ROMANCE, LOSS, AND THE ESSENCE OF HUMAN CONNECTION

Written by Cacioppo, Stephanie
From the world's foremost neuroscientist of romantic love comes a personal story of connection and heartbreak that brings new understanding to an old truth: better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all. At thirty-seven, Dr. Stephanie Cacioppo was content to be single.
January 31, 2023 | Paperback | Flatiron Books | 224 Pages |
$17.99
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EMOTIONAL: HOW FEELINGS SHAPE OUR THINKING

Written by Mlodinow, Leonard
We've all been told that thinking rationally is the key to success. But at the cutting edge of science, researchers are discovering that feeling is every bit as important as thinking. You make hundreds of decisions every day, from what to eat for breakfast to how you should invest, and not one of those decisions would be possible without emotion.
February 14, 2023 | Paperback | Vintage | 272 Pages |
$17.00
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CURIOUS WORLD OF BACTERIA

Written by Wess, Ludger
Bacteria were the first life on Earth. But what do we really know about them? In this captivating, science-driven book, you'll learn everything you need to know about these often misunderstood--and incredibly interesting--microbes.
February 7, 2023 | Hardcover | Greystone Books | 240 Pages |
$24.95
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MOST HUMAN HUMAN: WHAT ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE TEACHES US ABOUT BEING ALIVE. BRIAN CHRISTIAN

Written by Christian, Brian
Drawing on science, philosophy, literature and the arts, and touching on aspects of life as diverse as language, work, school, chess, speed-dating, art, video games, psychiatry and the law, this book shows that far from being a threat to our humanity, computers provide a better means than ever before of understanding what it is.
June 1, 2012 | Paperback | Viking | 303 Pages |
$22.50
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SENSITIVE: THE HIDDEN POWER OF THE HIGHLY SENSITIVE PERSON IN A LOUD, FAST, TOO-MUCH WORLD

Written by Sólo, Andre
"This important book reframes the way we think about sensitivity--our own or someone else's--and shines a light on the great power in being highly attuned to the world."--Susan Cain, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Bittersweet and Quiet A paradigm-shifting look at a long-undervalued yet hugely beneficial personality trait, from the creators of the world's
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 build
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.
May 23, 2023 | Paperback | Random House Trade | 240 Pages |
$18.00

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