Science + Psychology

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DEATH: FROM DUST TO DESTINY

Written by Brilliant, Richard
It is the surest fact of our existence, one we can never escape, one that no one else can do for us and that we can never be certain when will actually happen: our death. Death has long denoted the ultimate boundary of our individual lives, yet as Richard Brilliant shows in this moving book, there are ways that we can actually surpass it.
October 15, 2017 | Hardcover | Reaktion Books | 224 Pages |
$30.00
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INDISPUTABLE EXISTENCE OF SANTA CLAUS: THE MATHEMATICS OF CHRISTMAS

Written by Fry, Hannah
How do you apply game theory to select who should be on your Christmas shopping list? What equations should you use to decorate the Christmas tree?
October 24, 2017 | Hardcover | Harry N. Abrams | 160 Pages |
$17.95
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TESTOSTERONE REX: MYTHS OF SEX, SCIENCE, AND SOCIETY

Written by Fine, Cordelia
Many people believe that, at its core, biological sex is a fundamental, diverging force in human development. According to this overly familiar story, differences between the sexes are shaped by past evolutionary pressures--women are more cautious and parenting-focused, while men seek status to attract more mates.
February 20, 2018 | Paperback | W. W. Norton & Company | 272 Pages |
$15.95
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WHAT DO YOU CARE WHAT OTHER PEOPLE THINK?: FURTHER ADVENTURES OF A CURIOUS CHARACTER

Written by Leighton, Ralph
Like the "funny, brilliant, bawdy" (The New Yorker) "Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman!" this book's many stories--some funny, others intensely moving--display Richard P. Feynman's unquenchable thirst for adventure and unparalleled ability to recount important moments from his life.
February 6, 2018 | Paperback | W. W. Norton & Company | 288 Pages |
$15.95
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SURELY YOU'RE JOKING, MR. FEYNMAN!: ADVENTURES OF A CURIOUS CHARACTER

Written by Feynman, Richard P
Richard P. Feynman, winner of the Nobel Prize in physics, thrived on outrageous adventures.
February 6, 2018 | Paperback | W. W. Norton & Company | 400 Pages |
$15.95
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STORM IN A TEACUP: THE PHYSICS OF EVERYDAY LIFE

Written by Czerski, Helen
Storm in a Teacup is Helen Czerski's lively, entertaining, and richly informed introduction to the world of physics. Czerski provides the tools to alter the way we see everything around us by linking ordinary objects and occurrences, like popcorn popping, coffee stains, and fridge magnets, to big ideas like climate change, the energy crisis, or innovative medical testing.
January 23, 2018 | Paperback | W. W. Norton & Company | 288 Pages |
$15.95
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UNDOING PROJECT: A FRIENDSHIP THAT CHANGED OUR MINDS

Written by Lewis, Michael
Forty years ago, Israeli psychologists Daniel Kahneman and Amos Tversky wrote a series of breathtakingly original studies undoing our assumptions about the decision-making process. Their papers showed the ways in which the human mind erred, systematically, when forced to make judgments in uncertain situations.
October 31, 2017 | Paperback | W. W. Norton & Company | 368 Pages |
$16.95
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I CONTAIN MULTITUDES: THE MICROBES WITHIN US AND A GRANDER VIEW OF LIFE

Written by Yong, Ed
Joining the ranks of popular science classics like The Botany of Desire and The Selfish Gene, a groundbreaking, wondrously informative, and vastly entertaining examination of the most significant revolution in biology since Darwin--a "microbe's-eye view" of the world that reveals a marvelous, radically reconceived picture of life on earth.
January 16, 2018 | Paperback | Ecco Press | 368 Pages |
$15.99
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EVERYBODY LIES: BIG DATA, NEW DATA, AND WHAT THE INTERNET CAN TELL US ABOUT WHO WE REALLY ARE

Written by Stephens-Davidowitz, Seth
Be prepared for next semester and get set for back to school!Foreword by Steven Pinker
February 20, 2018 | Paperback | Dey Street Books |
$16.99
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ON THE COUCH: A REPRESSED HISTORY OF THE ANALYTIC COUCH FROM PLATO TO FREUD

Written by Kravis, Nathan
How the couch became an icon of self-knowledge and self-reflection as well as a site for pleasure, transgression, and healing.
September 1, 2017 | Hardcover | MIT Press | 224 Pages |
$29.95

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