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Brain Food: The Surprising Science of Eating for Cognitive Power

Lisa Mosconi · Avery
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

How to eat for maximum brain power and health from an expert in both neuroscience and nutrition.Like our bodies, our brains have very specific food requirements. And in this eye-opening book from an author who is both a neuroscientist and a certified integrative nutritionist, we learn what...
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What Is Real?: The Unfinished Quest for the Meaning of Quantum Physics

Adam Becker · Basic Books
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

The untold story of the heretical thinkers who dared to question the nature of our quantum universeEvery physicist agrees quantum mechanics is among humanity's finest scientific achievements. But ask what it means, and the result will be a brawl. For a century, most physicists have followed...
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Broad Band: The Untold Story of the Women Who Made the Internet

Claire Lisa Evans · Portfolio
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

The history of technology you probably know is one of men and machines, garages and riches, alpha nerds and brogrammers. But the little-known fact is that female visionaries have always been at the vanguard of technology and innovation--they've just been erased from the story. Until now.Women...
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Meltdown: Why Our Systems Fail and What We Can Do About It

Chris Clearfield · Penguin Press
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

A groundbreaking take on how complexity causes failure in all kinds of modern systems--from social media to air travel--this practical and entertaining book reveals how we can prevent meltdowns in business and life"Endlessly fascinating, brimming with insight, and more fun than a book...
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Inferior: How Science Got Women Wrong-and the New Research That's Rewriting the Story

ANGELA SAINI · Beacon Press
Pages: 224
Format: Paperback

What science has gotten so shamefully wrong about women, and the fight, by both female and male scientists, to rewrite what we thought we knew For hundreds of years it was common sense: women were the inferior sex. Their bodies were weaker, their minds feebler, their role subservient. No less...
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Who We Are and How We Got Here: Ancient DNA and the New Science of the Human Past

David Reich · Pantheon
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

A groundbreaking book about how technological advances in genomics and the extraction of ancient DNA have profoundly changed our understanding of human prehistory while resolving many long-standing controversies.Massive technological innovations now allow scientists to extract and analyze...
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Selfie: How We Became So Self-Obsessed and What It's Doing To Us

Will Storr · The Overlook Press
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

By the author of The Unpersuadables, this thrilling and ambitious book explores the mysterious power of the self and reveals the danger of our modern obsession with it.We live in the age of the individual. Every day, we're bombarded with depictions of the beautiful, successful, slim,...
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Language at the Speed of Sight: How We Read, Why So Many Can't, and What Can Be Done About It

MARK SEIDENBERG · Basic Books
Pages: 384
Format: Paperback

"An important and alarming new book." --New York TimesThe way we teach reading is not working, and it cannot continue. We have largely abandoned phones-based reading instruction, despite research that supports its importance for word recognition. Rather than treating Black English...
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The Space Barons: Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, and the Quest to Colonize the Cosmos

Christian Davenport · PublicAffairs
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

The historic quest to rekindle the human exploration and colonization of space led by two rivals and their vast fortunes, egos, and visions of space as the next entrepreneurial frontier The Space Barons is the story of a group of billionaire entrepreneurs who are pouring their fortunes...
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