Science + Psychology

HOW EMOTIONS ARE MADE: THE SECRET LIFE OF THE BRAIN

Written by Barrett, Lisa Feldman
A new theory of how the brain constructs emotions that could revolutionize psychology, health care, law enforcement, and our understanding of the human mind
March 7, 2017 | Hardcover | Houghton Mifflin | 448 Pages |
$29.00

INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION: ARCHITECTURE BEYOND EARTH

Written by Nixon, David
- A history of the International Space Station, through the lens of its architectural design - Foreword by NASA Astronaut Nicole Stott - Perfect for space enthusiasts, as well as anyone with an interest in challenging architectural problem-solving "If you are a space fan, fascinated by the kind of venture the International Space Station represents, this book is an absolute must, full of juicy deta
April 1, 2017 | Hardcover | Circa | 416 Pages |
$75.00

EINSTEIN'S UNFINISHED SYMPHONY: THE STORY OF A GAMBLE, TWO BLACK HOLES, AND A NEW AGE OF ASTRONOMY

Written by Bartusiak, Marcia
An updated classic that recounts the long hunt for Einstein's predicted gravitational waves--and celebrates their recent discovery
June 27, 2017 | Paperback | Yale University Press | 296 Pages |
$18.00

CRAVING MIND: FROM CIGARETTES TO SMARTPHONES TO LOVE - WHY WE GET HOOKED AND HOW WE CAN BREAK BAD HABITS

Written by Brewer, Judson
A leading neuroscientist and pioneer in the study of mindfulness explains why addictions are so tenacious and how we can learn to conquer them
March 7, 2017 | Hardcover | Yale University Press | 256 Pages |
$25.00

SHRINKING VIOLETS: THE SECRET LIFE OF SHYNESS

Written by Moran, Joe
A deeply perceptive and beautifully written cultural history of shyness, from one of our most astute observers of the everyday
February 21, 2017 | Hardcover | Yale University Press | 280 Pages |
$26.00

TURING'S VISION: THE BIRTH OF COMPUTER SCIENCE

Written by Bernhardt, Chris
Turing's fascinating and remarkable theory, which now forms the basis of computer science, explained for the general reader.
April 21, 2017 | Paperback | Mit Press | 208 Pages |
$18.95

COMMON SENSE, THE TURING TEST, AND THE QUEST FOR REAL AI

Written by Levesque, Hector J
What artificial intelligence can tell us about the mind and intelligent behavior.
February 24, 2017 | Hardcover | Mit Press | 192 Pages |
$23.95

SERENGETI RULES: THE QUEST TO DISCOVER HOW LIFE WORKS AND WHY IT MATTERS (A WITH THE AUTHOR)

Written by Carroll, Sean B
How does life work? How does nature produce the right numbers of zebras and lions on the African savanna, or fish in the ocean? How do our bodies produce the right numbers of cells in our organs and bloodstream?
March 7, 2017 | Paperback | Princeton University Press | 288 Pages |
$16.95

DARWIN'S UNFINISHED SYMPHONY: HOW CULTURE MADE THE HUMAN MIND

Written by Laland, Kevin N
How culture transformed human evolution
March 7, 2017 | Hardcover | Princeton University Press | 464 Pages |
$35.00

FINDING FIBONACCI: THE QUEST TO REDISCOVER THE FORGOTTEN MATHEMATICAL GENIUS WHO CHANGED THE WORLD

Written by Devlin, Keith
A compelling firsthand account of Keith Devlin's ten-year quest to tell Fibonacci's story
March 21, 2017 | Hardcover | Princeton University Press | 256 Pages |
$29.95

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