Science + Psychology

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FUNDAMENTALS: TEN KEYS TO REALITY

Written by Wilczek, Frank
"Fundamentals might be the perfect book for the winter of this plague year. . . .
January 12, 2021 | Hardcover | Penguin Press |
$26.00
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NOSE DIVE: A FIELD GUIDE TO THE WORLD'S SMELLS

Written by McGee, Harold
The ultimate guide to the smells of the universe - the ambrosial to the malodorous, and everything in between - from the author of the acclaimed culinary guides On Food and Cooking and Keys to Good Cooking From Harold McGee, James Beard Award-winning author and leading expert on the science of food and cooking, comes an extensive exploration of the long-overlooked world of
October 20, 2020 | Hardcover | Penguin Press | 688 Pages |
$35.00
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GREAT ADAPTATIONS: STAR-NOSED MOLES, ELECTRIC EELS, AND OTHER TALES OF EVOLUTION'S MYSTERIES SOLVED

Written by Catania, Kenneth
The irresistible enthusiasm of Great Adaptations couldn't come at a better time.--David P.
September 15, 2020 | Hardcover | Princeton University Press | 224 Pages |
$27.95
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BLOOD, POWDER, AND RESIDUE: HOW CRIME LABS TRANSLATE EVIDENCE INTO PROOF

Written by Bechky, Beth A
A rare behind-the-scenes look at the work of forensic scientists The findings of forensic science--from DNA profiles and chemical identifications of illegal drugs to comparisons of bullets, fingerprints, and shoeprints--are widely used in police investigations and courtroom proceedings.
January 19, 2021 | Hardcover | Princeton University Press | 248 Pages |
$29.95
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SERIES OF FORTUNATE EVENTS: CHANCE AND THE MAKING OF THE PLANET, LIFE, AND YOU

Written by Carroll, Sean B
Fascinating and exhilarating--Sean B. Carroll at his very best.--Bill Bryson, author of The Body: A Guide for Occupants From acclaimed writer and biologist Sean B. Carroll, a rollicking, awe-inspiring story of the surprising power of chance in our lives and the world Why is the world the way it is? How did we get here?
October 6, 2020 | Hardcover | Princeton University Press | 224 Pages |
$22.95
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THREE CHRISTS OF YPSILANTI: MOVIE TIE-IN EDITION

Written by Rokeach, Milton
Now a motion picture starring Richard Gere, Peter Dinklage, Walton Goggins, and Bradley Whitford, and directed by Jon Avnet. On July 1, 1959, at Ypsilanti State Hospital in Michigan, the social psychologist Milton Rokeach brought together three paranoid schizophrenics: Clyde Benson, an elderly farmer and alcoholic; Joseph Cassel, a failed writer who was institutionalized after increasin
January 22, 2020 | Paperback | New York Review of Books | 368 Pages |
$18.95
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WOMEN OF SCIENCE TAROT

Written by Massive Science
A tarot deck that features inspirational women of science on the minor arcana cards, plus a guidebook with scientist biographies and other information. The Women of Science Tarot Deck is a card game that helps us tell stories about our future based on principles of science. Each major arcana card features a fundamental scientific concept like extinction, diversity, or gravity.
September 8, 2020 | Paperback | MIT Press |
$29.95
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MAGE MERLIN'S UNSOLVED MATHEMATICAL MYSTERIES

Written by Harvey, Matt
Sixteen of today's greatest unsolved mathematical puzzles in a story-driven, illustrated volume that invites readers to peek over the edge of the unknown.Most people think of mathematics as a set of useful tools designed to answer analytical questions, beginning with simple arithmetic and ending with advanced calculus.
July 28, 2020 | Hardcover | MIT Press |
$24.95
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WIKIPEDIA @ 20: STORIES OF AN INCOMPLETE REVOLUTION

Wikipedia's first twenty years: how what began as an experiment in collaboration became the world's most popular reference work.We have been looking things up in Wikipedia for twenty years. What began almost by accident--a wiki attached to an nascent online encyclopedia--has become the world's most popular reference work.
October 13, 2020 | Paperback | MIT Press | 376 Pages |
$27.95
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STORY OF LIFE IN 10 1/2 SPECIES

Written by Taylor, Marianne
Souvenirs of the planet: Ten (and a half) life forms, each of which explains a key aspect of life on Earth.If an alien visitor were to collect ten souvenir life forms to represent life on earth, which would they be? This is the thought-provoking premise of Marianne Taylor's The Story of Life in 10 and a Half Species. Each life forms explains a key aspect about life on Earth.
October 20, 2020 | Hardcover | MIT Press |
$29.95

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