Science + Psychology

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POSSIBLE MINDS: TWENTY-FIVE WAYS OF LOOKING AT AI

Written by John Brockman
Science world luminary John Brockman assembles twenty-five of the most important scientific minds, people who have been thinking about the field artificial intelligence for most of their careers, for an unparalleled round-table examination about mind, thinking, intelligence and what it means to be human. "Artificial intelligence is today's story--the story behind all other stories.
February 19, 2019 | Hardcover | Penguin Press |
$28.00
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SKELETON KEYS: THE SECRET LIFE OF BONE

Written by Black (Brian Switek), Riley
"A provocative and entertaining magical mineral tour through the life and afterlife of bone." --Wall Street Journal
March 5, 2019 | Hardcover | Riverhead Books | 288 Pages |
$26.00
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TIMEKEEPERS: HOW THE WORLD BECAME OBSESSED WITH TIME

Written by Garfield, Simon
Time flies like an arrow, but fruit flies like a banana. The Beatles learn to be brilliant in an hour and a half. An Englishman arrives back from Calcutta but refuses to adjust his watch. Beethoven has his symphonic wishes ignored. A US Senator begins a speech that will last for 25 hours. The horrors of war are frozen at the click of a camera.
December 4, 2018 | Paperback | Canongate Books | 368 Pages |
$16.00
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LIFE: THE LEADING EDGE OF EVOLUTIONARY BIOLOGY, GENETICS, ANTHROPOLOGY, AND ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE

Written by Brockman, John
The newest addition to John Brockman's Edge.org series explores life itself, bringing together the world's leading biologists, geneticists, and evolutionary theorists--including Richard Dawkins, Edward O. Wilson, J. Craig Venter, and Freeman Dyson.
April 19, 2016 | Paperback | Harper Perennial |
$16.99
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WHEN DEATH BECOMES LIFE: NOTES FROM A TRANSPLANT SURGEON

Written by Mezrich, Joshua D
"With When Death Becomes Life, Joshua Mezrich has performed the perfect core biopsy of transplantation--a clear and compelling account of the grueling daily work, the spell-binding history and the unsettling ethical issues that haunt this miraculous lifesaving treatment.
January 15, 2019 | Hardcover | Harper | 384 Pages |
$27.99
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BEYOND WEIRD: WHY EVERYTHING YOU THOUGHT YOU KNEW ABOUT QUANTUM PHYSICS IS DIFFERENT

Written by Ball, Philip
"Anyone who is not shocked by quantum theory has not understood it."
October 18, 2018 | Hardcover | University of Chicago Press | 384 Pages |
$26.00
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BREAKTHROUGH: IMMUNOTHERAPY AND THE RACE TO CURE CANCER

Written by Graeber, Charles
"Engaging...In Mr. Graeber's hands, the evolution of immuno-oncology is both captivating and heartbreaking. We are immersed in the stories of the brave, desperate patients who try emerging therapies...We can't fail to see ourselves, our friends and our families in these stories." --The Wall Street Journal
November 13, 2018 | Hardcover | Twelve | 320 Pages |
$28.00
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PEOPLE'S HISTORY OF COMPUTING IN THE UNITED STATES

Written by Rankin, Joy Lisi
Silicon Valley gets all the credit for digital creativity, but this account of the pre-PC world, when computing meant more than using mature consumer technology, challenges that triumphalism.
October 8, 2018 | Hardcover | Harvard University Press | 336 Pages |
$29.95
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HISTORY OF MODERN PSYCHOLOGY: LECTURES DELIVERED AT ETH ZURICH, VOLUME 1, 1933-1934

Written by Jung, C G
Jung's lectures on the history of psychology--in English for the first time
October 30, 2018 | Hardcover | Princeton University Press | 256 Pages |
$29.95
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HOW TO WALK ON WATER AND CLIMB UP WALLS: ANIMAL MOVEMENT AND THE ROBOTS OF THE FUTURE

Written by Hu, David
Discovering the secrets of animal movement and what they can teach us
November 13, 2018 | Hardcover | Princeton University Press | 240 Pages |
$24.95

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