Science + Psychology

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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 papers that invented the field of behavioral economics.
October 31, 2017 | Paperback | W. W. Norton & Company |
$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
Foreword by Steven Pinker
February 20, 2018 | Paperback | Dey Street Books | 352 Pages |
$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.The peculiar arrangement of the psychoanalyst's office for an analytic session seems inexplicable. The analyst sits in a chair out of sight while the patient lies on a couch facing away.
September 1, 2017 | Hardcover | MIT Press | 224 Pages |
$29.95
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BODY KEEPS THE SCORE: BRAIN, MIND, AND BODY IN THE HEALING OF TRAUMA

Written by Van Der Kolk, Bessel
#1 New York Times bestseller "Essential reading for anyone interested in understanding and treating traumatic stress and the scope of its impact on society." --Alexander McFarlane, Director of the Centre for Traumatic Stress Studies A pioneering researcher transforms our understanding of trauma and offers a bold new paradigm for healing in this New York Times best
September 8, 2015 | Paperback | Penguin Books | 464 Pages |
$19.00
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HACKING OF THE AMERICAN MIND: THE SCIENCE BEHIND THE CORPORATE TAKEOVER OF OUR BODIES AND BRAINS

Written by Lustig, Robert H
Explores how industry has manipulated our most deep-seated survival instincts.--David Perlmutter, MD, Author, #1 New York Times bestseller, Grain Brain and Brain Maker The New York Times-bestselling author of Fat Chance reveals the corporate scheme to sell pleasure, driving the international epidemic of addiction, depression, and chronic disease.
September 12, 2017 | Hardcover | Avery Publishing Group | 352 Pages |
$27.00
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TIMEKEEPERS: HOW THE WORLD BECAME OBSESSED WITH TIME (MAIN)

Written by Garfield, Simon
SUNDAY TIMES CULTURE BOOK OF THE YEAR 2016
January 23, 2018 | Hardcover | Canongate Books | 368 Pages |
$25.00
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CONVERSATION: HOW TALK CAN CHANGE OUR LIVES

Written by Zeldin, Theodore
The book that will forever change the way we talk to each other at home, at work and in love DO YOU WANT BETTER CONVERSATIONS with your lover, your colleagues at work, your family, friends or strangers, or yourself? Conversation explains what kind of talk charmed and excited people in the past, and why we talk differently today.
September 1, 2000 | Hardcover | HiddenSpring | 103 Pages |
$12.00
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JET LAG

Written by Lee, Christopher J
Object Lessons is a series of short, beautifully designed books about the hidden lives of ordinary things. Jet lag is a momentary condition resulting from the human body and its inner clock being pitched against the time-leaping effects of modern aviation. But more than that, it is a situation that explains time, technology, and the human body.
September 7, 2017 | Paperback | Bloomsbury Academic | 200 Pages |
$14.95

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