Science + Psychology

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HALLUCINATIONS

Written by Sacks, Oliver
To many people, hallucinations imply madness, but in fact they are a common part of the human experience. These sensory distortions range from the shimmering zigzags of a visual migraine to powerful visions brought on by fever, injuries, drugs, sensory deprivation, exhaustion, or even grief.
July 2, 2013 | Paperback | Vintage | 326 Pages |
$16.95
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DATACLYSM: LOVE, SEX, RACE, AND IDENTITY--WHAT OUR ONLINE LIVES TELL US ABOUT OUR OFFLINE SELVES

Written by Rudder, Christian
Subtitle appears as: Who we are* *when we think no one's looking.
September 8, 2015 | Paperback | Broadway Books | 320 Pages |
$17.00
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LIONS IN THE BALANCE: MAN-EATERS, MANES, AND MEN WITH GUNS

Written by Packer, Craig
If you are a morani (warrior), you have your spear at the ready--you could be the hero, but you will have to wait until the morning light before you can go out and prove yourself. If it is a lion, you want to be the first to spear it--and if the lion turns on you, make sure it mauls you on your chest or stomach, on your face, shins, or throat.
September 15, 2015 | Hardcover | University of Chicago Press |
$35.00
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THING EXPLAINER: COMPLICATED STUFF IN SIMPLE WORDS

Written by Munroe, Randall
Have you ever tried to learn more about some incredible thing, only to be frustrated by incomprehensible jargon? Randall Munroe is here to help. In Thing Explainer, he uses line drawings and only the thousand (or, rather, "ten hundred") most common words to provide simple explanations for some of the most interesting stuff there is, including:
November 24, 2015 | Hardcover | Houghton Mifflin | 64 Pages |
$24.95

IMMORTAL LIFE OF HENRIETTA LACKS

Written by Skloot, Rebecca
Now an HBO(R) Film starring Oprah Winfrey and Rose Byrne #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
March 8, 2011 | Paperback | Broadway Books |
$16.00

RELATIVITY

Written by Einstein, Albert
This book, a collection of Einstein's own popular writings on his work, describes the meaning of his main theories in a way virtually everyone can understand.
June 6, 1995 | Paperback | Broadway Books |
$10.00

TESLA: INVENTOR OF THE ELECTRICAL AGE

Written by Carlson, W Bernard
Nikola Tesla was a major contributor to the electrical revolution that transformed daily life at the turn of the twentieth century. His inventions, patents, and theoretical work formed the basis of modern AC electricity, and contributed to the development of radio and television.
April 27, 2015 | Paperback | Princeton University Press |
$19.95
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RED BOOK: A READER'S EDITION

Written by Jung, C G
The Red Book, published to wide acclaim in 2009, contains the nucleus of C. G. Jung's later works. It was here that he developed his principal theories of the archetypes, the collective unconscious, and the process of individuation that would transform psychotherapy from treatment of the sick into a means for the higher development of the personality.
December 17, 2012 | Hardcover | W. W. Norton & Company | 600 Pages |
$39.95
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QUOTABLE FEYNMAN

Written by Feynman, Richard P
A treasure-trove of illuminating and entertaining quotations from beloved physicist Richard P. Feynman"Some people say, 'How can you live without knowing?' I do not know what they mean. I always live without knowing. That is easy. How you get to know is what I want to know."--Richard P. Feynman
September 29, 2015 | Hardcover | Princeton University Press | 432 Pages |
$24.95

MY INVENTIONS AND OTHER WRITINGS

The fascinating autobiography of the legendary inventor behind the radio, wireless energy, robotics, and much more.
December 1, 2011 | Paperback |
$17.00

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