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The Case Against Reality: How Evolution Hid the Truth from Our Eyes

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The Case Against Reality: How Evolution Hid the Truth from Our Eyes

Donald D. Hoffman

Philosophy of mind; Perception; Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution

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Do we see the world as it truly is? In The Case Against Reality, cognitive scientist Donald Hoffman says no-our visual perceptions... [more]

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Scatterbrain: How the mind's mistakes make humans creative, innovative and successful

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Scatterbrain: How the mind's mistakes make humans creative, innovative and...

Henning Beck

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Neurosciences; Popular psychology; Advocate - Science

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In this mind-bending book, award-winning neuroscientist Henning Beck explains why perfectionism is pointless ---- and argues... [more]

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The Book That Changed America: How Darwin's Theory of Evolution Ignited a Nation

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The Book That Changed America: How Darwin's Theory of Evolution Ignited...

Randall Fuller

History of the Americas; American Civil War; Western philosophy: c 1600 to c 1900; Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution

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Traces the impact of Charles Darwin's On the Origin of Species on a diverse group of writers, abolitionists, and social... [more]

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Bring Back the King: The New Science of De-extinction

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Bring Back the King: The New Science of De-extinction

Helen Pilcher

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Genetics (non-medical); Endangered species & extinction of species

Paperback

A stem-cell biologist with a sense of humor walks us through the amazing science of de-extinction and cloning. [more]

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How History Gets Things Wrong: The Neuroscience of Our Addiction to Stories

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How History Gets Things Wrong: The Neuroscience of Our Addiction to Stories...

Alex Rosenberg

History; History: theory & methods; Psychology; Neurosciences

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Why we learn the wrong things from narrative history, and how our love for stories is hard-wired. [more]

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The Secret Network of Nature: The Delicate Balance of All Living Things

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The Secret Network of Nature: The Delicate Balance of All Living Things...

Peter Wohlleben

Mathematics & Sciences; Ecological science, the Biosphere; Botany & plant sciences; Zoology & animal sciences; The natural world, country life & pets

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From the bestselling author of The Hidden Life of Trees Did you know that trees can influence the rotation of the earth? [more]

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Rethinking Consciousness: A Scientific Theory of Subjective Experience

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Rethinking Consciousness: A Scientific Theory of Subjective Experience

Michael S A Graziano (Princeton University)

Cognition & cognitive psychology; Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Neurosciences

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Neuroscientist and psychologist Michael Graziano puts forward a ground-breaking new theory of the origin of consciousness.... [more]

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The Feeling of Life Itself: Why Consciousness Is Widespread but Can't Be Computed

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The Feeling of Life Itself: Why Consciousness Is Widespread but Can't Be...

Christof Koch (President and Chief Scientist, Allen Institute for Brain Science)

Drug-induced states; Mathematics & Sciences; Neurosciences

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An argument that consciousness, more widespread than previously assumed, is the feeling of being alive, not a type of computation... [more]

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Am I Dreaming?: The New Science of Consciousness and How Altered States Reboot the Brain

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Am I Dreaming?: The New Science of Consciousness and How Altered States...

James Kingsland

States of consciousness; Medicine; Popular science; Neurosciences

Paperback

A scientific travel guide to altered states of consciousness - and what we can learn from them [more]

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Every Breath You Take: A User's Guide to the Atmosphere

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Every Breath You Take: A User's Guide to the Atmosphere

Mark Broomfield

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Atmospheric physics; Ecological science, the Biosphere; Meteorology & climatology; Pollution & threats to the environment

Paperback

A fascinating journey through the atmosphere that will leave you breathless. Every Breath You Take combines scientific evidence... [more]

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Blueprint: How DNA Makes Us Who We Are

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Blueprint: How DNA Makes Us Who We Are

Robert Plomin

Child & developmental psychology; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution; DNA & Genome; Human biology

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The blueprint for our individuality lies in the 1% of DNA that differs between people. Our intellectual capacity, our introversion... [more]

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Rise of the Necrofauna: The Science, Ethics, and Risks of De-Extinction

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Rise of the Necrofauna: The Science, Ethics, and Risks of De-Extinction...

Britt Wray, Britt Wray

Mathematics & Sciences; Bio-ethics; Zoology & animal sciences; Endangered species & extinction of species; Wildlife: general interest

Paperback

A provocative look at the controversial new science of de-extinction and the ethical questions it raises. [more]

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The Tangled Tree: A Radical New History of Life

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The Tangled Tree: A Radical New History of Life

David Quammen

Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; DNA & Genome

Paperback

Longlisted for the National Book Award for Nonfiction and A New York Times... [more]

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Life Lessons from a Brain Surgeon: The New Science and Stories of the Brain

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Life Lessons from a Brain Surgeon: The New Science and Stories of the Brain...

Rahul Jandial

Health psychology; Neurology & clinical neurophysiology; Neurosurgery; Mathematics & Sciences; Neurosciences; Popular medicine & health

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For years Dr Rahul Jandial has transformed the lives of his neurosurgery patients by putting them through 'brain rehab', his... [more]

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Extinction: A Very Short Introduction

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Extinction: A Very Short Introduction

Paul B. Wignall

Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Palaeontology; Endangered species & extinction of species

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Extinction has occurred throughout the history of life, and nearly all the species that have ever existed have now disappeared.... [more]

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Human Evolution: A Very Short Introduction

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Human Evolution: A Very Short Introduction

Bernard Wood (University Professor of Human Origins, George Washington University)

Archaeology; Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Early man

Paperback

The study of human evolution is advancing rapidly. New fossil evidence is adding ever more pieces to the puzzle of our past;... [more]

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Convergent Evolution on Earth: Lessons for the Search for Extraterrestrial Life

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Convergent Evolution on Earth: Lessons for the Search for Extraterrestrial...

George R McGhee Jr.

Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution

Hardback

An analysis of patterns of convergent evolution on Earth that suggests where we might look for similar convergent forms on... [more]

$88.00

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Artificial You: AI and the Future of Your Mind

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Artificial You: AI and the Future of Your Mind

Susan Schneider

Popular philosophy; Neurosciences; Computer science; Artificial intelligence

Hardback

A sober-minded philosophical exploration of what AI can and cannot achieve Humans may not be Earth's most intelligent beings... [more]

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Never Enough: The neuroscience and experience of addiction

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Never Enough: The neuroscience and experience of addiction

Judith Grisel

Memoirs; Drug & substance abuse: social aspects; Psychology; Neurosciences; Coping with drug & alcohol abuse

Paperback

From a renowned behavioural neuroscientist and recovering addict, a rare, page-turning work of science that draws on personal... [more]

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Symphony in C: Carbon and the Evolution of (Almost) Everything

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Symphony in C: Carbon and the Evolution of (Almost) Everything

Robert M. Hazen

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution

Paperback

An enchanting biography of the most resonant - and most necessary - chemical element on Earth. [more]

$34.99

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The Consciousness Instinct: Unraveling the Mystery of How the Brain Makes the Mind

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The Consciousness Instinct: Unraveling the Mystery of How the Brain Makes...

Michael S. Gazzaniga

Physiological & neuro-psychology, biopsychology; Cognition & cognitive psychology; Neurology & clinical neurophysiology; Mathematics & Sciences; Neurosciences

Paperback

The father of cognitive neuroscience illuminates the past, present, and future of the mind-brain problem. How do neurons... [more]

$31.95

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She Has Her Mother's Laugh: The Story of Heredity

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She Has Her Mother's Laugh: The Story of Heredity

Carl Zimmer

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Genetics (non-medical)

Paperback

Award-winning, celebrated New York Times columnist and science writer Carl Zimmer presents a history of our understanding... [more]

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Dyslexia: A Very Short Introduction

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Dyslexia: A Very Short Introduction

Margaret Snowling

linguistics; Child & developmental psychology; Teaching of specific learning difficulties & needs; Medicine; Neurosciences

Paperback

Dyslexia is gaining increasing recognition as a relatively common learning disorder. Margaret Snowling introduces the exciting... [more]

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The Equations of Life: The Hidden Rules Shaping Evolution

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The Equations of Life: The Hidden Rules Shaping Evolution

Charles Cockell

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution

Paperback

Britain's foremost astrobiologist offers an accessible and game-changing account of why life is like it is. [more]

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Life Finds a Way: What Evolution Teaches Us About Creativity

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Life Finds a Way: What Evolution Teaches Us About Creativity

Andreas Wagner

Popular philosophy; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution

Hardback

How can new insights into evolution help us solve problems in life, art, business and science? [more]

$39.99

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