Science + Psychology

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NEUROSCIENTIST WHO LOST HER MIND: MY TALE OF MADNESS AND RECOVERY

Written by McArdle, Elaine
As a deadly cancer spread inside her brain, leading neuroscientist Barbara Lipska was plunged into madness--only to miraculously survive with her memories intact.
April 3, 2018 | Hardcover | Houghton Mifflin | 208 Pages |
$25.00
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SCIENCE NOT SILENCE: VOICES FROM THE MARCH FOR SCIENCE MOVEMENT

Written by Stephanie Fine Sasse
Signs, artwork, stories, and photographs from the March for Science Movement and community.
March 9, 2018 | Paperback | MIT Press | 176 Pages |
$14.95
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ART OF NAMING

Written by Ohl, Michael
From Tyrannosaurus rex to Heteropoda davidbowie: scientific naming as a joyful and creative act.
March 30, 2018 | Hardcover | MIT Press | 312 Pages |
$29.95
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MOON

Written by Leatherbarrow, Bill
The moon has always been the most obvious feature in our night sky. It is our nearest celestial neighbour, orbiting the earth at an average distance of 384,400 kilometers, and is large enough to display significant detail even to the unaided eye. Our moon has drawn observers since the dawn of humankind, and all people have tried to make sense of the puzzles it poses and the questions it raises.
May 15, 2018 | Hardcover | Reaktion Books | 184 Pages |
$40.00
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JUPITER

Written by Hockey, Thomas
Majestic and untwinkling, Jupiter is the grandest of all planets. It is the largest planet in our solar system and among the brightest objects in the night sky. It shines with a noble, steady luster, and its calming presence has inspired humans for centuries.
May 15, 2018 | Hardcover | Reaktion Books | 192 Pages |
$40.00
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EXTREME CONSERVATION: LIFE AT THE EDGES OF THE WORLD

Written by Berger, Joel
"Extraordinary. . . . Berger is a hero of biology who deserves the highest honors that science can bestow."--Tim Flannery, New York Review of Books On the Tibetan Plateau, there are wild yaks with blood cells thinner than those of horses' by half, enabling the endangered yaks to survive at 40 below zero and in the lowest oxygen levels of the mountaintops.
August 2, 2018 | Hardcover | University of Chicago Press | 368 Pages |
$30.00
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ULTIMATE INTERPLANETARY TRAVEL GUIDE: A FUTURISTIC JOURNEY THROUGH THE COSMOS

Written by Bell, Jim
"Like any good travel book, Jim Bell's guide gives you some good advice on what to bring and what to wear. Of course, we don't leave for a few hundred years. For now though, check out these images--the pictures alone will make you want to start packing!" --Bill Nye, CEO, The Planetary Society Do you dream of traveling to other worlds?
April 3, 2018 | Hardcover | Sterling | 160 Pages |
$24.95
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WHAT SHOULD WE BE WORRIED ABOUT?: REAL SCENARIOS THAT KEEP SCIENTISTS UP AT NIGHT

Written by Brockman, John
Drawing from the horizons of science, today's leading thinkers reveal the hidden threats nobody is talking about--and expose the false fears everyone else is distracted by.
February 11, 2014 | Paperback | Harper Perennial | 499 Pages |
$17.99
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IS THE INTERNET CHANGING THE WAY YOU THINK?: THE NET'S IMPACT ON OUR MINDS AND FUTURE

Written by Brockman, John
Steven Pinker, Richard Dawkins, Chris Anderson, Nassim Taleb, and nearly 150 other intellectual rock stars reveal how the internet is changing our minds, culture, and future, in John Brockman's latest compendium from Harper Perennial and Edge.org.
January 1, 2011 | Paperback | Harper Perennial | 408 Pages |
$15.99
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AMERICAN EDEN: DAVID HOSACK, BOTANY, AND MEDICINE IN THE GARDEN OF THE EARLY REPUBLIC

Written by Johnson, Victoria
On a clear morning in July 1804, Alexander Hamilton stepped onto a boat at the edge of the Hudson River. He was bound for a New Jersey dueling ground to settle his bitter dispute with Aaron Burr. Hamilton took just two men with him: his "second" for the duel, and Dr. David Hosack.
June 5, 2018 | Hardcover | Liveright Publishing Corporation | 480 Pages |
$29.95

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