Science + Psychology

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GIRL AT THE BAGGAGE CLAIM: EXPLAINING THE EAST-WEST CULTURE GAP

Written by Jen, Gish
As East and West become more and more entwined, we also continue to baffle one another. What's more important--self-sacrifice or self-definition? Do we ultimately answer to something larger than ourselves--a family, a religion, a troop? Or is our mantra "To thine own self be true"?
January 16, 2018 | Paperback | Vintage | 336 Pages |
$17.00
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SEARCHING FOR STARS ON AN ISLAND IN MAINE

Written by Lightman, Alan
From the acclaimed author of Einstein's Dreams, here is an inspires, lyrical meditation on religion and science that explores the tension between our yearning for permanence and certainty, and the modern scientific discoveries that demonstrate the impermanent and uncertain nature of the world. As a physicist, Alan Lightman has always held a scientific view of the world.
March 27, 2018 | Hardcover | Pantheon Books | 240 Pages |
$24.95
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ELASTIC: FLEXIBLE THINKING IN A TIME OF CHANGE

Written by Mlodinow, Leonard
The best-selling author of Subliminal and The Drunkard's Walk teaches you how to tap into the hidden power of your brain. "Elastic is a book that will help you survive the whirlwind."
March 20, 2018 | Hardcover | Pantheon Books | 272 Pages |
$28.95
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STRANGE ORDER OF THINGS: LIFE, FEELING, AND THE MAKING OF CULTURES

Written by Damasio, Antonio
From one of our preeminent neuroscientists: a landmark reflection that spans the biological and social sciences, offering a new way of understanding the origins of life, feeling, and culture.
February 6, 2018 | Hardcover | Pantheon Books | 336 Pages |
$28.95
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BETTER BRAIN SOLUTION: HOW TO START NOW--AT ANY AGE--TO REVERSE AND PREVENT INSULIN RESISTANCE OF THE BRAIN, SHARPEN COGNITIVE FUNCTION, AND

Written by Masley, Steven
In this step-by-step guide to enhancing cognitive function and fighting--and even reversing--memory loss, Dr. Steven Masley (bestselling author of The 30-Day Heart Tune-Up) lays out a four-pillar diet-and-lifestyle approach to improving brain health, focusing on food, nutrients, exercise, and stress management.
January 2, 2018 | Hardcover | Knopf Publishing Group | 384 Pages |
$27.95
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FUTURE OF HUMANITY: TERRAFORMING MARS, INTERSTELLAR TRAVEL, IMMORTALITY, AND OUR DESTINY BEYOND EARTH

Written by Kaku, Michio
The #1 bestselling author of The Future of the Mind traverses the frontiers of astrophysics, artificial intelligence, and technology to offer a stunning vision of man's future in space, from settling Mars to traveling to distant galaxies. Formerly the domain of fiction, moving human civilization to the stars is increasingly becoming a scientific possibility--and a necessity.
February 20, 2018 | Hardcover | Doubleday Books | 368 Pages |
$29.95
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WHY TIME FLIES: A MOSTLY SCIENTIFIC INVESTIGATION

Written by Burdick, Alan
"An insightful meditation on the curious nature of time...A highly illuminating intellectual investigation" (Kirkus Reviews) explaining the sometimes contradictory ways we experience time. "Time" is the most commonly used noun in the English language; it's always on our minds and it advances through every living moment. But what is time, exactly?
January 2, 2018 | Paperback | Simon & Schuster | 320 Pages |
$17.00
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FOURTH AGE: SMART ROBOTS, CONSCIOUS COMPUTERS, AND THE FUTURE OF HUMANITY

Written by Reese, Byron
"The Fourth Age not only discusses what the rise of A.I. will mean for us, it also forces readers to challenge their preconceptions.
April 24, 2018 | Hardcover | Atria Books | 336 Pages |
$27.00
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GREATEST STORY EVER TOLD--SO FAR: WHY ARE WE HERE?

Written by Krauss, Lawrence M
From award-winning physicist, public intellectual, and the bestselling author of A Universe from Nothing Lawrence Krauss, comes "a masterful blend of history, modern physics, and cosmic perspective that empowers the reader to not only embrace our understanding of the universe, but also revel in what remains to be discovered" (Neil deGrasse Tyson, American Museum of Natural History).
February 27, 2018 | Paperback | Atria Books | 336 Pages |
$17.00
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EVOLUTION OF BEAUTY: HOW DARWIN'S FORGOTTEN THEORY OF MATE CHOICE SHAPES THE ANIMAL WORLD - AND US

Written by Prum, Richard O
A FINALIST FOR THE PULITZER PRIZE NAMED A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR BY THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW, SMITHSONIAN, AND WALL STREET JOURNAL A major reimagining of how evolutionary forces work, revealing how mating preferences--what Darwin termed "the taste for the beautiful"--create the extraordinary range of ornament in the animal world.
May 9, 2017 | Hardcover | Doubleday Books | 448 Pages |
$35.00

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