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Social
Social
Written by Matthew D. Lieberman
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307889119
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Social
Why Our Brains Are Wired to Connect
Written by Matthew D. Lieberman


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: October 8, 2013
Price: $13.99

We are profoundly social creatures – more than we know. 

In Social, renowned psychologist Matthew Lieberman explores groundbreaking research in social neuroscience revealing that our need to connect with other people is even more fundamental, more basic, than our need for food or shelter.  Because of this, our brain uses its... Read more >
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UFOs
UFOs
Written by Leslie Kean
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307716859
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UFOs
Generals, Pilots and Government Officials Go On the Record
Written by Leslie Kean


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: August 10, 2010
Price: $11.99

An Air Force major is ordered to approach a brilliant UFO in his Phantom jet over Tehran. He repeatedly attempts to engage and fire on unusual objects heading right toward his aircraft, but his missile control is locked and disabled. Witnessed from the ground, this dogfight becomes the subject of a... Read more >
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We Are Our Brains
We Are Our Brains
Written by D. F. Swaab, Translated by Jane Hedley-Prole
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780679644378
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We Are Our Brains
A Neurobiography of the Brain, from the Womb to Alzheimer's
Written by D. F. Swaab
Translated by Jane Hedley-Prole


Format: eBook, 448 pages
On Sale: January 7, 2014
Price: $14.99

A vivid account of what makes us human.
 
Based groundbreaking new research, We Are Our Brains is a sweeping biography of the human brain, from infancy to adulthood to old age. Renowned neuroscientist D. F. Swaab takes us on a guided tour of the intricate inner workings that determine our... Read more >
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Think
Why You Should Question Everything
Written by Guy P. Harrison


Format: eBook
On Sale: November 5, 2013
Price: $11.99

Think more critically, learn to question everything, and don't let your own brain trip you up.
  
This fresh and exciting approach to science, skepticism, and critical thinking will enlighten and inspire readers of all ages. With a mix of wit and wisdom, it challenges everyone to think like a scientist, embrace the skeptical... Read more >
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Animal Wise
Animal Wise
Written by Virginia Morell
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307461469
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Animal Wise
The Thoughts and Emotions of Our Fellow Creatures
Written by Virginia Morell


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: February 26, 2013
Price: $11.99

Have you ever wondered what it is like to be a fish? Or a parrot, dolphin, or an elephant?  Do they experience thoughts that are similar to ours, or have feelings of grief and love? These are tough questions, but scientists are answering them. They know that ants teach and rats love to...

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The Radioactive Boy Scout
The Radioactive Boy Scout
Written by Ken Silverstein
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781588363565
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The Radioactive Boy Scout
The True Story of a Boy and His Backyard Nuclear Reactor
Written by Ken Silverstein


Format: eBook
On Sale: March 2, 2004
Price: $13.99

Growing up in suburban Detroit, David Hahn was fascinated by science, and his basement experiments—building homemade fireworks, brewing moonshine, and concocting his own self-tanning lotion—were more ambitious than those of other boys. While working on his Atomic Energy badge for the Boy Scouts, David’s obsessive attention turned to nuclear energy. Throwing... Read more >
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Turing's Cathedral
Turing's Cathedral
Written by George Dyson
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307907066
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Turing's Cathedral
The Origins of the Digital Universe
Written by George Dyson


Format: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: March 6, 2012
Price: $12.99

“It is possible to invent a single machine which can be used to compute any computable sequence,” twenty-four-year-old Alan Turing announced in 1936. In Turing’s Cathedral, George Dyson focuses on a small group of men and women, led by John von Neumann at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, New...

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Trying Not to Try
Trying Not to Try
Written by Edward Slingerland
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780770437626
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Trying Not to Try
The Art and Science of Spontaneity
Written by Edward Slingerland


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: March 4, 2014
Price: $12.99

A deeply original exploration of the power of spontaneity—an ancient Chinese ideal that cognitive scientists are only now beginning to understand—and why it is so essential to our well-being
 
Why is it always hard to fall asleep the night before an important meeting? Or be charming and relaxed on a... Read more >
Self Comes to Mind
Self Comes to Mind
Written by Antonio Damasio
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307379498
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Self Comes to Mind
Constructing the Conscious Brain
Written by Antonio Damasio


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: November 9, 2010
Price: $13.99

From one of the most significant neuroscientists at work today, a pathbreaking investigation of a question that has confounded philosophers, psychologists, and neuroscientists for centuries: how is consciousness created?
 
Antonio Damasio has spent the past thirty years studying and writing about how the brain operates, and his work has garnered acclaim...

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Computing with Quantum Cats
From Colossus to Qubits
Written by John Gribbin


Format: eBook
On Sale: March 4, 2014
Price: $12.99

A mind-blowing glimpse into the near future, where quantum computing will have world-transforming effects.

The quantum computer is no longer the stuff of science fiction. Pioneering physicists are on the brink of unlocking a new quantum universe which provides a better representation of reality than our everyday experiences and common sense ever... Read more >
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