Science + Psychology

LIFE

The newest addition to John Brockman's Edge.org series explores life itself, bringing together the world's leading biologists, geneticists, and evolutionary theorists--including Richard Dawkins, Edward O. Wilson, J. Craig Venter, and Freeman Dyson.
Paperback |
$15.99

BEAUTIFUL CURE: THE REVOLUTION IN IMMUNOLOGY AND WHAT IT MEANS FOR YOUR HEALTH

"Visceral."--Wall Street Journal "Illuminating."--Publishers Weekly "Heroic."--Science
October 1, 2018 | Hardcover |
$25.00

THIS IDEA MUST DIE: SCIENTIFIC THEORIES THAT ARE BLOCKING PROGRESS

The bestselling editor of This Explains Everything brings together 175 of the world's most brilliant minds to tackle Edge.org's 2014 question: What scientific idea has become a relic blocking human progress?
February 1, 2015 | PB |
$15.99

SUPERHUMAN: LIFE AT THE EXTREMES OF OUR CAPACITY

From evolutionary biologist Rowan Hooper, an awe-inspiring look into the extremes of human ability--and what they tell us about our own potential. In 1997, an endurance runner named Yiannis Kouros ran 188 miles in twenty-four hours. Akira Haraguchi, a sixty year-old man in Tokyo, can recite pi to the 100,000th decimal point.
September 1, 2018 | Hardcover |
$27.00

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE: A VERY SHORT INTRODUCTION

The applications of Artificial Intelligence lie all around us; in our homes, schools and offices, in our cinemas, in art galleries and -- not least -- on the Internet. The results of Artificial Intelligence have been invaluable to biologists, psychologists, and linguists in helping to understand the processes of memory, learning, and language from a fresh angle.
December 1, 2018 | Paperback |
$11.95

OUR UNIVERSE: AN ASTRONOMER'S GUIDE

Jo Dunkley combines her expertise as an astrophysicist with her talents as a teacher and writer in this lively and exceptionally clear introduction to the structure and history of the universe and its enduring mysteries.
February 1, 2019 | Hardcover |
$25.95

DELAYED RESPONSE: THE ART OF WAITING FROM THE ANCIENT TO THE INSTANT WORLD

A celebration of waiting throughout history, and of its importance for connection, understanding, and intimacy in human communication
November 1, 2018 | Hardcover |
$28.00

EVIL: THE SCIENCE BEHIND HUMANITY'S DARK SIDE

What is it about evil that we find so compelling? From our obsession with serial killers to violence in pop culture, we seem inescapably drawn to the stories of monstrous acts and the aberrant people who commit them. But evil, Dr. Julia Shaw argues, is all relative, rooted in our unique cultures.
February 1, 2019 | Hardcover |
$22.00

TIMEFULNESS: HOW THINKING LIKE A GEOLOGIST CAN HELP SAVE THE WORLD

Why an awareness of Earth's temporal rhythms is critical to our planetary survival
September 1, 2018 | Hardcover |
$24.95

SPACE IS COOL AS FUCK

Taking all the best bits of science and fusing it all together, Space Is Cool as Fuck will be finding a permanent home on living room tables around the world. Everything you thought you could never understand about the universe is explained in plain-old filthy English, giving you a little taste of the glorious reality you inhabit.
October 1, 2018 | Hardcover |
$45.00

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