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Consciousness and the Brain: Deciphering How the Brain Codes Our Thoughts

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Consciousness and the Brain: Deciphering How the Brain Codes Our Thoughts...

Research Director Stanislas Dehaene (Cea/Sac/Dsv/I2bm/Neurospin)

Mathematics & Sciences; Neurosciences

Paperback

WINNER OF THE 2014 BRAIN PRIZE From the acclaimed author of Reading in the Brain, a breathtaking look at the new science that... [more]

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Introduced Dung Beetles in Australia: A Pocket Field Guide

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Introduced Dung Beetles in Australia: A Pocket Field Guide

Penny Edwards, Pam Wilson, Jane Wright

Insects (entomology)

Spiral bound

A field guide to introduced dung beetles, covering all of Australia. [more]

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Does Altruism Exist?: Culture, Genes, and the Welfare of Others

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Does Altruism Exist?: Culture, Genes, and the Welfare of Others

David Sloan Wilson

Philosophy; Ethics & moral philosophy; Social theory; Social, group or collective psychology; Evolution

Hardback

A powerful treatise that demonstrates the existence of altruism in nature, with surprising implications for human society... [more]

$36.95

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The Biology Book: From the Origin of Life to Epigenetics, 250 Milestones in the History of Biology

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The Biology Book: From the Origin of Life to Epigenetics, 250 Milestones...

Michael C. Gerald, Gloria E. Gerald

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Biology, life sciences

Hardback

From the emergence of life, to Leewenhoek's microscopic world, to GMO crops, this book presents 250 landmarks in the most... [more]

$44.99

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Brain Rules: 12 principles for Surviving and Thriving at Work, Home, and School (Revised Edition).

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Brain Rules: 12 principles for Surviving and Thriving at Work, Home, and...

John Medina

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Neurosciences

Paperback

An updated and expanded edition of the international bestseller [more]

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Unfit for the Future: The Need for Moral Enhancement

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Unfit for the Future: The Need for Moral Enhancement

Ingmar Persson (University of Gothenburg), Julian Savulescu (University of Oxford)

Philosophy; Ethics & moral philosophy; Social & political philosophy; Medical ethics & professional conduct; Bio-ethics

Paperback

Unfit for the Future argues that the future of our species depends on radical enhancement of the moral aspects of our nature.... [more]

$37.95

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Touching a Nerve: Our Brains, Our Selves

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Touching a Nerve: Our Brains, Our Selves

Patricia S. Churchland

Philosophy; Popular science; Neurosciences

Paperback

A trailblazing philosopher's exploration of the latest brain science-and its ethical and practical implications. [more]

$26.95

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Human Evolution: A Pelican Introduction

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Human Evolution: A Pelican Introduction

Robin Dunbar

Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Human biology

Paperback

What makes us human? How did we develop language, thought and culture? Why did we survive, and other human species fail? How... [more]

$22.99

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Ocean: A Photicular Book

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Ocean: A Photicular Book

Carol Kaufmann

Marine biology; Wildlife: aquatic creatures; Children's & Educational

Hardback

The magical follow-up to Safari, Ocean uses the same lenticular-based technology that transfers fluid full-colour movies onto... [more]

$55.00

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Discovering Aboriginal Plant Use: The Journeys of an Australian Anthropologist

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Discovering Aboriginal Plant Use: The Journeys of an Australian Anthropologist...

Philip A. Clarke

History; Botany & plant sciences; Traditional medicine & herbal remedies; Gardening: plants

Hardback

<p>The author argues that we can better understand a people if we know how they see and use plants. In <i>Discovering Aboriginal... [more]

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A Guide to the Cockroaches of Australia

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A Guide to the Cockroaches of Australia

David Rentz

Insects (entomology)

Paperback

Reveals the diversity and beauty of most of the 550 species of Australian cockroaches, with illustrated keys. [more]

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The Big Ratchet: How Humanity Thrives in the Face of Natural Crisis

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The Big Ratchet: How Humanity Thrives in the Face of Natural Crisis

Ruth S. Defries

History; Food & society; Social & cultural anthropology; Evolution

Hardback

How an ordinary mammal manipulated nature to become technologically sophisticated city-dwellers-and why our history points... [more]

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Australian High Country Raptors

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Australian High Country Raptors

Jerry Olsen

Birds (ornithology)

Paperback

Offers a chance to look into the lives of Australia's fascinating birds of prey. [more]

$69.95

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Finding Australian Birds: A Field Guide to Birding Locations

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Finding Australian Birds: A Field Guide to Birding Locations

Rohan Clarke, Tim Dolby

Birds (ornithology); Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

Paperback

Finding Australian Birds is a guide to the special birds found across Australia's vastly varied landscapes. [more]

$49.95

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The Origins of Language: A Slim Guide

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The Origins of Language: A Slim Guide

James R. Hurford (Emeritus Professor, University of Edinburgh)

linguistics; Psycholinguistics; Historical & comparative linguistics; Anthropology; Human biology

Paperback

This book offers an accessible overview of what is known about the evolution of the human capacity for language and what sets... [more]

$31.95

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Climate Change Adaptation Plan for Australian Birds

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Climate Change Adaptation Plan for Australian Birds

Donald C. Franklin, Stephen T. Garnett

Mathematics & Sciences; Birds (ornithology); Applied ecology; Conservation of wildlife & habitats

Paperback

Outlines the nature of climate change related threats for the top 25% of Australia's bird taxa. [more]

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The Bonobo and the Atheist: In Search of Humanism Among the Primates

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The Bonobo and the Atheist: In Search of Humanism Among the Primates

Frans De Waal

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution; Human biology

Paperback

In this lively and illuminating discussion of his landmark research, esteemed primatologist Frans de Waal argues that human... [more]

$23.95

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Atlas of the Birds of NSW and the Act Vol 1 (an Atlas of the Birds of NSW and the Act, 1)

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Atlas of the Birds of NSW and the Act Vol 1 (an Atlas of the Birds of NSW...

R.M. Cooper

Birds (ornithology)

Hardback

This atlas provides a comprehensive inventory and distributed analysis of the birds of NSW, ACT and the waters of the Western... [more]

$135.00

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Marine Biology: A Very Short Introduction

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Marine Biology: A Very Short Introduction

Philip V. Mladenov (Director, Seven Seas Consulting Ltd and formerly Professor of Marine Science, University of Otago)

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Marine biology

Paperback

In this Very Short Introduction, Philip Mladenov provides a fascinating overview of marine biology. Including a tour of marine... [more]

$15.95

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Fur Seals and Sea Lions

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Fur Seals and Sea Lions

Roger Kirkwood, Simon Goldsworthy

Animal ecology; Zoology: Mammals

Paperback

Outlines the comparative ecology and biology of the Australian fur seal, New Zealand fur seal and Australian sea lion. [more]

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Darwin and His Children: His Other Legacy

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Darwin and His Children: His Other Legacy

Tim M. Berra (Professor Emeritus, Ohio State University)

Autobiography: general; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution

Hardback

This book, richly illustrated with photographs of the Darwin family, demonstrates the intellectual atmosphere whirling about... [more]

$38.95

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Australian Bird Names: A Complete Guide

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Australian Bird Names: A Complete Guide

Jeannie Gray, Ian Fraser

Birds (ornithology); Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

Paperback

An up-to-date, readily digestible check-list of Australian birds and the meanings behind their common and scientific names.... [more]

$49.95

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The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do, and How to Change

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The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do, and How to Change

Charles Duhigg

Psychology; Popular science; Neurosciences; Assertiveness, motivation & self-esteem

Paperback

Takes us to the edge of scientific discoveries and explains why habits exist and how they can be changed. This title offers... [more]

$19.99

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1493: How Europe's Discovery of the Americas Revolutionized Trade, Ecology and Life on Earth

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1493: How Europe's Discovery of the Americas Revolutionized Trade, Ecology...

Charles C. Mann

History; Ecological science, the Biosphere; Evolution

Paperback

A sweeping, hugely readable account of history's biggest ecological invasion, when Europe and the Americas collided for the... [more]

$24.99

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Australian Lizards: A Natural History

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Australian Lizards: A Natural History

Steve K Wilson

Reptiles; Wildlife: reptiles & amphibians

Paperback

A journey through the remarkable life of lizards and how they survive in a complex world of predators and competitors. [more]

$49.95

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