Science + Psychology

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ARRIVAL OF THE FITTEST: HOW NATURE INNOVATES

Written by Wagner, Andreas
"Natural selection can preserve innovations, but it cannot create them. Nature's many innovations--some uncannily perfect--call for natural principles that accelerate life's ability to innovate." Darwin's theory of natural selection explains how useful adaptations are preserved over time. But the biggest mystery about evolution eluded him.
October 6, 2015 | Paperback | Current | 304 Pages |
$16.00

NEUROTRIBES: THE LEGACY OF AUTISM AND THE FUTURE OF NEURODIVERSITY

Written by Silberman, Steve
A New York Times bestseller Winner of the 2015 Samuel Johnson Prize for non-fiction A groundbreaking book that upends conventional thinking about autism and suggests a broader model for acceptance, understanding, and full participation in society for people who think differently. What is autism?
August 25, 2015 | Hardcover | Avery Publishing Group | 544 Pages |
$29.95

DEAD: A CELEBRATION OF MORTALITY

Written by Saatchi, Charles
In this new book, cleverly designed to look like a marble tombstone (complete with marble edge-stain), Charles Saatchi relates often perversely entertaining stories that look at death and mortality in a coolly amused and detached way.
October 27, 2015 | Hardcover | Booth-Clibborn Editions |
$25.00

LAGOON: HOW ARISTOTLE INVENTED SCIENCE

Written by Leroi, Armand Marie
The remarkable but neglected story of Aristotle's founding role in the scientific study of nature
December 8, 2015 | Paperback | Penguin Books | 512 Pages |
$18.00
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INVISIBLE HISTORY OF THE HUMAN RACE: HOW DNA AND HISTORY SHAPE OUR IDENTITIES AND OUR FUTURES

Written by Kenneally, Christine
- A New York Times Notable Book - "The richest, freshest, most fun book on genetics in some time." --The New York Times Book Review We are doomed to repeat history if we fail to learn from it, but how are we affected by the forces that are invisible to us?
October 27, 2015 | Paperback | Penguin Books | 368 Pages |
$17.00
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STORIES IN THE STARS: AN ATLAS OF CONSTELLATIONS

Written by Hislop, Susanna
A beautifully illustrated Penguin Hardcover that invites readers to travel the night sky and discover the universe of stories in the stars To those who can decipher it, the night sky is alive with gods and goddesses, animals and mythical creatures--an endless carnival played out in shining constellations.
November 3, 2015 | Hardcover | Penguin Books | 224 Pages |
$30.00
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WHY WE SNAP: UNDERSTANDING THE RAGE CIRCUIT IN YOUR BRAIN

Written by Fields, Douglas
The startling new science behind sudden acts of violence and the nine triggers this groundbreaking researcher has uncovered We all have a rage circuit we can't fully control once it is engaged as R. Douglas Fields, PhD, reveals in this essential book for our time.
January 12, 2016 | Hardcover | Dutton Books | 416 Pages |
$27.95
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THIRTY MILLION WORDS: BUILDING A CHILD'S BRAIN

Written by Suskind, Dana
The founder and director of the Thirty Million Words Initiative, Professor Dana Suskind, explains why the most important--and astoundingly simple--thing you can do for your child's future success in life is to to talk to them. What nurtures the brain to optimum intelligence and stability?
September 8, 2015 | Hardcover | Dutton Books | 320 Pages |
$28.00

GALAXY: MAPPING THE COSMOS

Written by Geach, James
Each night, we are able to gaze up at the night sky and look at the thousands of stars that stretch to the end of our individual horizons. But the stars we see are only those that make up our own Milky Way galaxy--but one of hundreds of billions in the whole of the universe, each separated by inconceivably huge tracts of empty space.
September 15, 2015 | Paperback | Reaktion Books |
$24.00

HUBBLE COSMOS: 25 YEARS OF NEW VISTAS IN SPACE

Written by Smith, Robert
Celebrating NASA's Hubble Space Telescope's remarkable 25 years, this book is filled with brilliant imagery and offers a new understanding of the universe. Relive key moments in the monumental Hubble story, from launch through major new instrumentation to the promise of discoveries to come.
October 6, 2015 | Hardcover | National Geographic Society | 224 Pages |
$50.00

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