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How Emotions Are Made

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How Emotions Are Made: The Secret Life of the Brain Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781328915436
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Published: Harper Paperbacks - March 13th, 2018

If you've ever wanted an owner's manual for your brain, this book is for you. Barrett busts common myths about "universal" emotions that everyone experiences, and she bases her arguments in excellent critiques of classic studies, as well as her own research. For skeptics of freudian & pop psychology, her theory of human emotion is a (mindbending) breath of fresh air! This book gave me a way to love my biology and changed my life in a way that many self-help books promise but few deliver.

Murphy


The Disordered Cosmos

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The Disordered Cosmos: A Journey into Dark Matter, Spacetime, and Dreams Deferred Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781541724709
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Published: Bold Type Books - March 9th, 2021

Come for the particle physics, stay for the treatise on how racism and sexism have been as pervasive in science as in everything else. A beautiful, brilliant, necessary book.

Shana


How We Got to the Moon

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How We Got to the Moon: The People, Technology, and Daring Feats of Science Behind Humanity's Greatest Adventure Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9780525647416
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Published: Crown Books for Young Readers - October 6th, 2020

“We choose to go to the Moon in this decade and do the other things, not because they are easy, but because they are hard...” – John F. Kennedy

Robin


End of Everything

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The End of Everything: (Astrophysically Speaking) Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781982103545
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Published: Scribner - August 4th, 2020

I don't think I'm alone in saying that there is something comforting about hearing about the end of the universe, and there's no one better to tell you about it than Dr. Katie Mack. This book is told with the conversational humor that can only come from someone that is not only incredibly knowledgeable, but also incredibly passionate about a subject. Dr Mack brings us through six ways the universe can end, some far off, and some that could happen at any moment. This is the perfect book for anyone with a morbid sense of curiosity who loves the stars.

Katherine


How We Got to the Moon

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$29.99
ISBN: 9780525647416
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Published: Crown Books for Young Readers - October 6th, 2020

“We choose to go to the Moon in this decade and do the other things, not because they are easy, but because they are hard...” – John F. Kennedy

Robin


The Body

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The Body: A Guide for Occupants Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780385539302
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Published: Doubleday - October 15th, 2019

 

A tour-de-force tour of the human body - organs, systems, glands, everything you could imagine.  Written for the layperson but chock-full of amazing anatomy explanations as well as factoids that you will want to remember for future conversation but of course will never be able to keep track of (the liver is part of 500 different metabolic processes and contains a quarter of all your blood).  Fascinating digressions about particular diseases, scientists, discoveries and yet more facts. (And if you're an audio-book lover, Bryson's own reading of the book on Libro.fm is fabulous.)

David


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