Science + Psychology

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WHERE GOOD IDEAS COME FROM

Written by Johnson, Steven
A fascinating deep dive on innovation from the New York Times bestselling author of How We Got To Now and Unexpected Life The printing press, the pencil, the flush toilet, the battery--these are all great ideas. But where do they come from? What kind of environment breeds them? What sparks the flash of brilliance?
October 4, 2011 | Paperback | Riverhead Books |
$16.00
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EVERYTHING BAD IS GOOD FOR YOU

Written by Johnson, Steven
From the New York Times bestselling author of How We Got To Now and Farsighted Forget everything you've ever read about the age of dumbed-down, instant-gratification culture.
May 2, 2006 | Paperback | Riverhead Books |
$16.00
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BRAIN THAT CHANGES ITSELF

Written by Doidge, Norman
"Fascinating. Doidge's book is a remarkable and hopeful portrait of the endless adaptability of the human brain."--Oliver Sacks, MD, author of The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat What is neuroplasticity? Is it possible to change your brain? Norman Doidge's inspiring guide to the new brain science explains all of this and more
January 1, 2008 | Paperback | Penguin Group |
$18.00
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ON THE ORIGIN OF SPECIES

Written by Darwin, Charles
Charles Darwin's seminal formulation of the theory of Evolution, On the Origin of Species continues to be as controversial today as when it was first published. Written for a general readership, On the Origin of Species sold out on the day of its publication and has remained in print ever since.
October 1, 2009 | Paperback | Penguin Group | 516 Pages |
$14.00
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LOVE'S EXECUTIONER

Written by Yalom, Irvin D
In his classic, bestselling work, the masterful therapist and novelist Irvin Yalom describes his sometimes tragic, sometimes inspiring, and always absorbing encounters with patients In this classic book, master psychotherapist Irvin D. Yalom uncovers the mysteries, frustrations, pathos, and humor at the heart of the therapeutic encounter.
June 5, 2012 | Paperback | Basic Books | 312 Pages |
$15.00
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DEADLY WANDERING: A MYSTERY, A LANDMARK INVESTIGATION, AND THE ASTONISHING SCIENCE OF ATTENTION IN THE DIGITAL AGE

Written by Richtel, Matt
Deserves a spot next to Fast Food Nation and To Kill a Mockingbird in America's high school curriculums. To say it may save lives is self-evident." --New York Times Book Review (Editor's Choice)
June 2, 2015 | Paperback | William Morrow & Company | 416 Pages |
$15.99
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APPETITE FOR WONDER

Written by Dawkins, Richard
New York Times bestselling author and renowned atheist and evolutionary biologist, Richard Dawkins delivers an intimate look into his own childhood and intellectual development, illuminating his path to becoming one of the foremost thinkers in modern science today
August 26, 2014 | Paperback | Ecco Press | 320 Pages |
$15.99
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EXAMINED LIFE: HOW WE LOSE AND FIND OURSELVES

Written by Grosz, Stephen
We are all storytellers--we create stories to make sense of our lives. A moving collection of short, personal encounters between a psychoanalyst and his patients, The Examined Life reveals how the art of insight can illuminate the most complicated, confounding, and human of experiences.
May 12, 2014 | Paperback | W. W. Norton & Company | 240 Pages |
$15.95
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SPILLOVER: ANIMAL INFECTIONS AND THE NEXT PANDEMIC

Written by Quammen, David
In 2020, the novel coronavirus gripped the world in a global pandemic and led to the death of hundreds of thousands. The source of the previously unknown virus? Bats. This phenomenon--in which a new pathogen comes to humans from wildlife--is known as spillover, and it may not be long before it happens again.
September 9, 2013 | Paperback | W. W. Norton & Company | 587 Pages |
$16.95
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ELEGANT UNIVERSE

Written by Greene, Brian
Brian Greene, one of the world's leading string theorists, peels away layers of mystery to reveal a universe that consists of eleven dimensions, where the fabric of space tears and repairs itself, and all matter--from the smallest quarks to the most gargantuan supernovas--is generated by the vibrations of microscopically tiny loops of energy.
October 11, 2010 | Paperback | W. W. Norton & Company |
$17.95

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