Science + Psychology

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AMERICA THE INGENIOUS: HOW A NATION OF DREAMERS, IMMIGRANTS, AND TINKERERS CHANGED THE WORLD

Written by Baker, Kevin
"Among the many rewards of America the Ingenious, Kevin Baker's survey of Yankee know-how, is stumbling on its buried nuggets. . . . Baker examines a wide range of the achievements that have made, and still make, America great again--and again." --The Wall Street Journal
October 4, 2016 | Hardcover | Artisan Publishers |
$29.95
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EXPLORERS' BOTANICAL NOTEBOOK: IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF THEOPHRASTUS, MARCO POLO, LINNAEUS, FLINDERS, DARWIN, SPEKE AND HOOKER

Written by Thinard, Florence
"The greatest pleasure of naturalists (understated by certain utilitarians) is to discover new species, to point to new islands on the map of nature, and to populate continents that seem to be deserts" -- Richard Spruce, 1851
October 25, 2016 | Hardcover | Firefly Books |
$39.95
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HUBBLE'S UNIVERSE: GREATEST DISCOVERIES AND LATEST IMAGES (COMPACT) OE

Written by Dickinson, Terence
Praise for the first edition: "Superbly well-produced. Any engagement with this 'cosmic portfolio, ' from picture gazing to deep reading, is grandly rewarded." -- Booklist "The book's precise descriptions and captions brilliantly complement the nearly 300 full-color Hubble images.... this is an amazing book.... Outstanding." -- Library Journal
September 11, 2014 | Hardcover | Firefly Books |
$29.95
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REDUCTIONISM IN ART AND BRAIN SCIENCE: BRIDGING THE TWO CULTURES

Written by Kandel, Eric
Are art and science separated by an unbridgeable divide? Can they find common ground? In this new book, neuroscientist Eric R. Kandel, whose remarkable scientific career and deep interest in art give him a unique perspective, demonstrates how science can inform the way we experience a work of art and seek to understand its meaning.
August 30, 2016 | Hardcover | Columbia University Press |
$29.95
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CURVOLOGY: THE ORIGINS AND POWER OF FEMALE BODY SHAPE

Written by Bainbridge, David
Few things are as tantalizing as a woman's curves...and yet, humans are the only mammals on earth whose females have curvy bodies. Why? And what does this unique body shape mean for us?
November 22, 2016 | Paperback | Abrams Press |
$16.95
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DO NO HARM: STORIES OF LIFE, DEATH, AND BRAIN SURGERY

Written by Marsh, Henry
Named a Notable Book of the Year by The New York Times Book Review and The Washington PostWhat is it like to be a brain surgeon? How does it feel to hold someone's life in your hands, to cut into the stuff that creates thought, feeling and reason? How do you live with the consequences of performing a potentially lifesaving operation when it all goes wrong?
June 7, 2016 | Paperback | Picador USA |
$16.00
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WOMEN IN SCIENCE: 50 FEARLESS PIONEERS WHO CHANGED THE WORLD

Written by Ignotofsky, Rachel
"Highlights the contributions of fifty notable women to the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) from the ancient to the modern world"--
July 26, 2016 | Hardcover | Ten Speed Press | 128 Pages |
$16.99
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KINGDOM OF SPEECH

Written by Wolfe, Tom
The maestro storyteller and reporter provocatively argues that what we think we know about speech and human evolution is wrong. "A whooping, joy-filled and hyperbolic raid on, of all things, the theory of evolution." (Dwight Garner, New York Times)
August 30, 2016 | Hardcover | Little Brown and Company |
$26.00
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JAMES LOVELOCK: THE EARTH AND I

The big picture An essential illustrated collection of earth and human science for curious minds of all ages"We are buried beneath mountains of fast accumulating data. In such circumstances, this book, rather than adding to the data load, aims to offer real understanding." -James Lovelock
October 14, 2016 | Hardcover | Taschen |
$29.99
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LANGUAGE INSTINCT

Written by Pinker, Steven
In this classic, the world's expert on language and mind lucidly explains everything you always wanted to know about language: how it works, how children learn it, how it changes, how the brain computes it, and how it evolved.
September 4, 2007 | Paperback | Harper Perennial |
$17.99

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