Science + Psychology

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UNIVERSE AS IT REALLY IS: EARTH, SPACE, MATTER, AND TIME

Written by Scott, Thomas R
The universe that science reveals to us can seem far outside the comfort zone of the human mind. Subjects near and far open up dizzying vistas, from the infinitesimal to the colossal. Humanity, the unlikely product of uncountable coincidences on unimaginable scales, inhabits a tumultuous universe that extends from our immediate environs to the most distant galaxies and beyond.
June 26, 2018 | Hardcover | Columbia University Press | 368 Pages |
$35.00
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PASSIONS OF THE TIMES

Written by Kristeva, Julia
Julia Kristeva is a true polymath, an intellectual of astonishingly wide range whose erudition and insight have been brought to bear on psychoanalysis, literary criticism, gender and sex, and cultural critique.
July 30, 2019 | Hardcover | Columbia University Press | 424 Pages |
$35.00
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BAD ADVICE: OR WHY CELEBRITIES, POLITICIANS, AND ACTIVISTS AREN'T YOUR BEST SOURCE OF HEALTH INFORMATION

Written by Offit, Paul
Science doesn't speak for itself. Neck-deep in work that can be messy and confounding and naïve in the ways of public communication, scientists are often unable to package their insights into the neat narratives that the public requires.
June 19, 2018 | Hardcover | Columbia University Press | 272 Pages |
$24.95
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2018 GUIDE TO THE NIGHT SKY: A MONTH-BY-MONTH GUIDE TO EXPLORING THE SKIES ABOVE NORTH AMERICA

Written by Tirion, Wil
The ideal resource for beginning sky watchers in 2018. The night sky is always an amazing sight but it's a thrill when you can locate stars or catch sight of a meteor. With 2018 Guide to the Night Sky, amateur astronomers can view the sky over the course of the year and not miss a thing. It is also a compact and comprehensive introduction to astronomy.
August 15, 2017 | Paperback | Firefly Books | 96 Pages |
$14.95
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EVOLVING SELF: A PSYCHOLOGY FOR THE THIRD MILLENNIUM

Written by Csikszentmihalyi, Mihaly
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August 21, 2018 | Paperback | Harper Perennial |
$16.99
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READER, COME HOME: THE READING BRAIN IN A DIGITAL WORLD

Written by Wolf, Maryanne
The author of the acclaimed Proust and the Squid follows up with a lively, ambitious, and deeply informative book that considers the future of the reading brain and our capacity for critical thinking, empathy, and reflection as we become increasingly dependent on digital technologies.
August 7, 2018 | Hardcover | Harper | 272 Pages |
$24.99
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PERFECTIONISTS: HOW PRECISION ENGINEERS CREATED THE MODERN WORLD

Written by Winchester, Simon
The revered New York Times bestselling author traces the development of technology from the Industrial Age to the Digital Age to explore the single component crucial to advancement--precision--in a superb history that is both an homage and a warning for our future.
May 8, 2018 | Hardcover | Harper |
$29.99
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ASK ME ABOUT MY UTERUS: A QUEST TO MAKE DOCTORS BELIEVE IN WOMEN'S PAIN

Written by Norman, Abby
For any woman who has experienced illness, chronic pain, or endometriosis comes an inspiring memoir advocating for recognition of women's health issues In the fall of 2010, Abby Norman's strong dancer's body dropped forty pounds and gray hairs began to sprout from her temples.
March 6, 2018 | Hardcover | Bold Type Books |
$27.00
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YOU CAN STOP HUMMING NOW: A DOCTOR'S STORIES OF LIFE, DEATH, AND IN BETWEEN

Written by Lamas, Daniela
"Gripping, soaring, inspiring."--Atul Gawande, author of Being Mortal For readers of Atul Gawande and Jerome Groopman, a book of beautifully crafted stories about what life is like for patients kept alive by modern medical technology. Modern medicine is a world that glimmers with new technology and cutting-edge research.
March 27, 2018 | Hardcover | Little Brown and Company | 256 Pages |
$28.00
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NATURAL CAUSES: AN EPIDEMIC OF WELLNESS, THE CERTAINTY OF DYING, AND KILLING OURSELVES TO LIVE LONGER

Written by Ehrenreich, Barbara
A New York Times bestseller! From the celebrated author of Nickel and Dimed, Barbara Ehrenreich explores how we are killing ourselves to live longer, not better.
April 10, 2018 | Hardcover | Twelve | 256 Pages |
$27.00

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