Science + Psychology

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STAR STORIES: CONSTELLATIONS AND PEOPLE

Written by Aveni, Anthony
Follow an epic animal race, a quest for a disembodied hand, and an emu egg hunt in constellation stories from diverse cultures
October 22, 2019 | Hardcover | Yale University Press |
$26.00
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EINSTEIN ON THE RUN: HOW BRITAIN SAVED THE WORLD'S GREATEST SCIENTIST

Written by Robinson, Andrew
The first account of the role Britain played in Einstein's life--first by inspiring his teenage passion for physics, then by providing refuge from the Nazis
October 8, 2019 | Hardcover | Yale University Press |
$25.00
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MATHEMATICS FOR HUMAN FLOURISHING

Written by Su, Francis
An inclusive vision of mathematics--its beauty, its humanity, and its power to build virtues that help us all flourish For mathematician Francis Su, a society without mathematical affection is like a city without concerts, parks, or museums. To miss out on mathematics is to live without experiencing some of humanity's most beautiful ideas.
January 7, 2020 | Hardcover | Yale University Press | 288 Pages |
$26.00
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FUTURE OF CONSERVATION IN AMERICA: A CHART FOR ROUGH WATER

Written by Jarvis, Jonathan B
This is a turbulent time for the conservation of America's natural and cultural heritage. From the current assaults on environmental protection to the threats of climate change, biodiversity loss, and disparity of environmental justice, the challenges facing the conservation movement are both immediate and long term.
February 26, 2018 | Hardcover | University of Chicago Press | 112 Pages |
$40.00

INFERIOR: HOW SCIENCE GOT WOMEN WRONG-AND THE NEW RESEARCH THAT'S REWRITING THE STORY

Written by Saini, Angela
What science has gotten so shamefully wrong about women, and the fight, by both female and male scientists, to rewrite what we thought we knew For hundreds of years it was common sense: women were the inferior sex. Their bodies were weaker, their minds feebler, their role subservient.
May 30, 2017 | Hardcover | Beacon Press | 224 Pages |
$25.95

HEART: THE INSIDE STORY OF OUR BODY'S MOST HEROIC ORGAN

Written by Hinrich Von Borstel, Johannes
In this lively and informative exploration of all aspects of the heart, Johannes Hinrich von Borstel offers a perfect mix of medical fact and amusing anecdote.
June 13, 2017 | Paperback | Greystone Books | 288 Pages |
$17.95

NO APPARENT DISTRESS: A DOCTOR'S COMING-OF-AGE ON THE FRONT LINES OF AMERICAN MEDICINE

Written by Pearson, Rachel
In medical charts, the term "N.A.D." (No Apparent Distress) is used for patients who appear stable. The phrase also aptly describes America's medical system when it comes to treating the underprivileged. Medical students learn on the bodies of the poor--and the poor suffer from their mistakes.
May 9, 2017 | Hardcover | W. W. Norton & Company | 272 Pages |
$26.95

AGE OF GENIUS: THE SEVENTEENTH CENTURY AND THE BIRTH OF THE MODERN MIND

Written by Grayling, A C
Bestselling author A. C. Grayling explains how--fueled by original and unorthodox thinking, war, and technological invention--the seventeenth century became the crucible of modernity.
May 9, 2017 | Paperback | Bloomsbury Paperbacks | 368 Pages |
$20.00

4TH ROCK FROM THE SUN: THE STORY OF MARS

Written by Jenner, Nicky
Mars is ingrained in our culture, from H. G. Wells's 1898 novel The War of the Worlds to Looney Tunes's hapless Marvin the Martian to David Bowie's extraterrestrial spiders. Ancient mythologies defined the planet as a violent harbinger of war, stargazers puzzled over its peculiar motion, and astrologers defined human personalities by its position.
June 20, 2017 | Hardcover | Bloomsbury SIGMA | 272 Pages |
$27.00

SUN

Written by Pasachoff, Jay M
It's a good story: we are made of matter like that we also find in the stars. Essential to our planet's existence, the Sun--our nearest star--is also the most fascinating object humans have ever adored, literally the difference between day and night. But getting beyond these basic perceptions requires scientific understanding. What, for instance, is the sun made of? Why does it burn so brightly?
July 15, 2017 | Hardcover | Reaktion Books | 224 Pages |
$40.00

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