Science + Psychology

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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 | 410 Pages |
$22.00
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EXPLORERS' BOTANICAL NOTEBOOK: IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF THEOPHRASTUS, MARCO POLO, LINNAEUS, FLINDERS, DARWIN, SPEKE AND HOOKER

Written by Thinard, Florence
"The greatest pleasure of naturalists (understated by certain utilitarians) is to discover new species, to point to new islands on the map of nature, and to populate continents that seem to be deserts" -- Richard Spruce, 1851
October 25, 2016 | Hardcover | Firefly Books | 176 Pages |
$39.95
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HUBBLE'S UNIVERSE: GREATEST DISCOVERIES AND LATEST IMAGES (COMPACT) OE

Written by Dickinson, Terence
Praise for the first edition: "Superbly well-produced. Any engagement with this 'cosmic portfolio, ' from picture gazing to deep reading, is grandly rewarded." -- Booklist "The book's precise descriptions and captions brilliantly complement the nearly 300 full-color Hubble images.... this is an amazing book.... Outstanding." -- Library Journal
September 11, 2014 | Hardcover | Firefly Books | 300 Pages |
$29.95
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REDUCTIONISM IN ART AND BRAIN SCIENCE: BRIDGING THE TWO CULTURES

Written by Kandel, Eric
Are art and science separated by an unbridgeable divide? Can they find common ground? In this new book, neuroscientist Eric R. Kandel, whose remarkable scientific career and deep interest in art give him a unique perspective, demonstrates how science can inform the way we experience a work of art and seek to understand its meaning.
August 30, 2016 | Hardcover | Columbia University Press | 240 Pages |
$29.95
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CURVOLOGY: THE ORIGINS AND POWER OF FEMALE BODY SHAPE

Written by Bainbridge, David
Few things are as tantalizing as a woman's curves...and yet, humans are the only mammals on earth whose females have curvy bodies. Why? And what does this unique body shape mean for us?
November 22, 2016 | Paperback | Harry N. Abrams | 240 Pages |
$16.95
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DO NO HARM: STORIES OF LIFE, DEATH, AND BRAIN SURGERY

Written by Marsh, Henry
Named a Notable Book of the Year by The New York Times Book Review and The Washington Post What is it like to be a brain surgeon? How does it feel to hold someone's life in your hands, to cut into the stuff that creates thought, feeling and reason? How do you live with the consequences of performing a potentially lifesaving operation when it all goes wrong?
June 7, 2016 | Paperback | Picador USA | 320 Pages |
$17.00
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WOMEN IN SCIENCE: 50 FEARLESS PIONEERS WHO CHANGED THE WORLD

Written by Ignotofsky, Rachel
It's a scientific fact: Women rock! A charmingly illustrated and educational book, New York Times best seller Women in Science highlights the contributions of fifty notable women to the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) from the ancient to the modern world.
July 26, 2016 | Hardcover | Ten Speed Press | 128 Pages |
$16.99
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KINGDOM OF SPEECH

Written by Wolfe, Tom
The maestro storyteller and reporter provocatively argues that what we think we know about speech and human evolution is wrong. Tom Wolfe, whose legend began in journalism, takes us on an eye-opening journey that is sure to arouse widespread debate.
August 30, 2016 | Hardcover | Little Brown and Company | 192 Pages |
$26.00
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JAMES LOVELOCK: THE EARTH AND I

Written by Sedláček, Tomás
"We are buried beneath mountains of fast-accumulating data. In such circumstances, this book, rather than adding to the data load, aims to offer real understanding." --James Lovelock
November 6, 2016 | Hardcover | Taschen | 168 Pages |
$29.99
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LANGUAGE INSTINCT

Written by Pinker, Steven
In The Language Instinct, Steven Pinker, director of the Center for Cognitive Neuroscience at MIT, weaves his vast knowledge of language into a compelling theory: that language is a human instinct, wired into our brains by evolution like web spinning in spiders or sonar in bats.
September 4, 2007 | Paperback | Harper Perennial | 576 Pages |
$17.99

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