Science + Psychology

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BLUE DREAMS: THE SCIENCE AND THE STORY OF THE DRUGS THAT CHANGED OUR MINDS

Written by Slater, Lauren
"Capacious and rigorous . . . Blue Dreams, like all good histories of medicine, reveals healing to be art as much as science." --Parul Sehgal, New York Times"Terrific." --@MichaelPollan"Ambitious...Slater's depictions of madness are terrifying and fascinating." --USA Today
February 20, 2018 | Hardcover | Little Brown and Company |
$28.00
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EXTREME MEASURES: FINDING A BETTER PATH TO THE END OF LIFE

Written by Zitter, Jessica Nutik
For readers of Being Mortal and Modern Death, an ICU and Palliative Care specialist offers a framework for a better way to exit life that will change our medical culture at the deepest level
February 21, 2017 | Hardcover | Avery Publishing Group | 352 Pages |
$27.00
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FEMALE BRAIN

Written by Brizendine, Louann
Since Dr. Brizendine wrote The Female Brain ten years ago, the response has been overwhelming. This New York Times bestseller has been translated into more than thirty languages, has sold nearly a million copies between editions, and has most recently inspired a romantic comedy starring Whitney Cummings and Sofia Vergara.
August 7, 2007 | Paperback | Harmony |
$16.99
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SLEEP REVOLUTION

Written by Huffington, Arianna
Co-founder and editor in chief of The Huffington Post Arianna Huffington shows how our cultural dismissal of sleep as time wasted compromises our health and our decision-making and undermines our work lives, our personal lives--and even our sex lives in this New York Times bestseller.
April 4, 2017 | Paperback | Harmony | 416 Pages |
$16.00
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ALGORITHMS TO LIVE BY: THE COMPUTER SCIENCE OF HUMAN DECISIONS

Written by Griffiths, Tom
What should we do, or leave undone, in a day or a lifetime? How much messiness should we accept? What balance of the new and familiar is the most fulfilling? These may seem like uniquely human quandaries, but they are not. Computers, like us, confront limited space and time, so computer scientists have been grappling with similar problems for decades.
April 4, 2017 | Paperback | Picador USA |
$19.00
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UNIVERSE FROM NOTHING: WHY THERE IS SOMETHING RATHER THAN NOTHING

Written by Krauss, Lawrence M
Bestselling author and acclaimed physicist Lawrence Krauss offers a paradigm-shifting view of how everything that exists came to be in the first place. "Where did the universe come from? What was there before it? What will the future bring?
January 1, 2013 | Paperback | Atria Books | 240 Pages |
$16.00
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DO ELEPHANTS HAVE KNEES?: AND OTHER STORIES OF DARWINIAN ORIGINS

Written by Ault, Charles R
Thinking whimsically makes serious science accessible. That's a message that should be taken to heart by all readers who want to learn about evolution. Do Elephants Have Knees? invites readers into serious appreciation of Darwinian histories by deploying the playful thinking found in children's books. Charles R. Ault Jr.
August 15, 2016 | Hardcover | Comstock Publishing | 240 Pages |
$27.95
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HALF-EARTH: OUR PLANET'S FIGHT FOR LIFE

Written by Wilson, Edward O
"A brave expression of hope, a visionary blueprint for saving the planet. Stephen Greenblatt"
April 4, 2017 | Paperback | Liveright Publishing Corporation | 272 Pages |
$16.95
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BLANK SLATE: THE MODERN DENIAL OF HUMAN NATURE

Written by Pinker, Steven
Widely acknowledged as one of the world's leading experts on language and the workings of the mind, Pulitzer Prize finalist Pinker has undertaken the most ambitious and controversial work of his career--a brilliant reexamination of the concept of human nature.
August 26, 2003 | Paperback | Penguin Books | 560 Pages |
$20.00
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SCIENCIA: MATHEMATICS, PHYSICS, CHEMISTRY, BIOLOGY, AND ASTRONOMY FOR ALL

Written by Cheshire, Gerard
From basic mathematical and physical formulas that govern much of our world to the components of matter; from the structure of the cosmos to that of the human body-the discoveries of scientists over the last millennium have been remarkable.
November 1, 2011 | Hardcover | Walker & Company |
$22.00

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