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We Are Our Brains: A Neurobiography of the Brain, from the Womb to Alzheimer's
We Are Our Brains: A Neurobiography of the Brain, from the Womb to Alzheimer's

D. F. Swaab · Random House Inc
Pages: 417
Format: Hardcover

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 potential,...
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GRE 2017 Strategies, Practice & Review with 4 Practice Tests: Online   Book
GRE 2017 Strategies, Practice & Review with 4 Practice Tests: Online Book

Kaplan · Kaplan Publishing
Pages: 660
Format: Print book

GRE 2017 Strategies, Practice & Review is an online and book prep system that covers the essentials of the GRE to help you score higher on Test Day. You'll get one-year access to an online center with realistic practice tests to help you score higher on the GRE. GRE 2017 Strategies,...
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ACT For Dummies, with Online Practice Tests
ACT For Dummies, with Online Practice Tests

Lisa Zimmer Hatch · For Dummies; 6 edition
Format: Print book

The fast and easy way to score higher on the ACT Does the thought of preparing for the ACT give you anxiety? Fear not! This 6th edition of ACT For Dummies with online practice tests gives you a competitive edge by fully preparing you for the ACT exam with subject reviews, practice opportunities...
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The Art of the English Murder: From Jack the Ripper and Sherlock Holmes to Agatha Christie and Alfred Hitchcock
The Art of the English Murder: From Jack the Ripper and Sherlock Holmes to Agatha Christie and Alfred Hitchcock

Lucy Worsley · Pegasus; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

From Jack the Ripper and Sherlock Holmes to the cosy crimes of the Golden Age, renowned historian Lucy Worsley explores the evolution of the traditional English murderand reveals why we are so fascinated by this sinister subject. Murdera dark, shameful deed, the last resort of the desperate...
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Then Comes Marriage: United States V. Windsor and the Defeat of DOMA
Then Comes Marriage: United States V. Windsor and the Defeat of DOMA

Roberta A Kaplan · W.W. Norton & Company
Pages: 350
Format: Print book

Roberta Kaplan's gripping story of her defeat of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) before the Supreme Court.Renowned litigator Roberta Kaplan knew from the beginning that it was the perfect case to bring down the so-called Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) . Edie Windsor and Thea...
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The Secret Life of Fat: The Science Behind the Bodys Least Understood Organ and What It Means for You
The Secret Life of Fat: The Science Behind the Bodys Least Understood Organ and What It Means for You

Sylvia Tara · W.W. Norton & Company
Pages: 235
Format: Print book

This groundbreaking work of practical, popular science reveals that fat is much smarter than we think.Fat is an obsession, a dirty word, a subject of national handwringing -- and, according to biochemist Sylvia Tara, the least-understood part of our body.You may not love your fat, but your...
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Extreme Medicine: How Exploration Transformed Medicine in the Twentieth Century
Extreme Medicine: How Exploration Transformed Medicine in the Twentieth Century

Kevin Fong M.D. · The Penguin Press
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Anesthesiologist, intensive care expert, and NASA adviser Kevin Fong explores how physical extremes push human limits and spawn incredible medical breakthroughsLittle more than one hundred years ago, maps of the world still boasted white space: places where no human had ever trod. Within...
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Kaplan ASVAB 2015 Strategies, Practice, and Review with 4 Practice Tests: Book + Online
Kaplan ASVAB 2015 Strategies, Practice, and Review with 4 Practice Tests: Book + Online

Kaplan · Kaplan Publishing; Pap/Psc edition
Format: Book

Kaplan's ASVAB 2015 Strategies, Practice, and Review with 4 Practice Tests is a print online study system that prepares you to succeed on the ASVAB and AFQT, including Word Knowledge, Arithmetic Reasoning, General Science, Mechanical Comprehension, and more.Kaplan's ASVAB 2015...
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It's Complicated: The Social Lives of Networked Teens
It's Complicated: The Social Lives of Networked Teens

danah boyd · YALE UNIVERSITY PRESS
Pages: 281
Format: Hardcover

What is new about how teenagers communicate through services such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram? Do social media affect the quality of teens' lives? In this eye-opening book, youth culture and technology expert danah boyd uncovers some of the major myths regarding teens' use of social...
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Book of Majors 2015
Book of Majors 2015

College Entrance Examination Board. · College Board; Ninth Edition edition
Format: Book

The Book of Majors by The College Board helps students answer these questions Whats the major for me? Where can I study it? What can I do with it after graduation? Revised and refreshed every year, this book is the most comprehensive guide to college majors on the market. In-depth descriptions...
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The American Sign Language Phrase Book with DVD
The American Sign Language Phrase Book with DVD

Barbara Bernstein Fant · McGraw-Hill; 1 edition

Open up a whole new world of communication through ASL You can easily learn ASL with help from The American Sign Language Phrase Book. With more than 500 phrases, this is the reference guide to everyday expressions in American Sign Language, providing a quick way for you to converse with...
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School Bullying: New Perspectives on a Growing Problem
School Bullying: New Perspectives on a Growing Problem

David R. Dupper · Oxford University Press, USA
Pages: 119
Format: Paperback

Bullying is one of the most prevalent and insidious forms of school violence today, impacting the learning environment of schools in profound ways. Victims of chronic bullying have poorer grades, increased rates of truancy, increased rates of dropping out, loss of self-esteem, feelings...
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Barron's TOEIC with MP3 CD, 7th Edition
Barron's TOEIC with MP3 CD, 7th Edition

Dr. Lin Lougheed · Barron's Educational Series
Pages: 624
Format: Print book

This updated edition of the TOEIC preparation manual includes an enclosed MP3 CD for all audio presented in the book. Test-takers will find:Four full-length practice tests identical in format and question types to the current TOEICTopics and vocabulary most frequently seen on the actual...
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Getting Financial Aid 2016
Getting Financial Aid 2016

The College Board · College Board
Pages: 1023
Format: Paperback

Getting Financial Aid 2016
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GED Test Premier 2017 with 2 Practice Tests: Online   Book   Videos   Mobile
GED Test Premier 2017 with 2 Practice Tests: Online Book Videos Mobile

Caren Van Slyke · Kaplan Pub
Pages: 784
Format: Print book

Comprehensive content review, strategies, and practice for all sections of the GED Tests from a top expert The GED is a high school equivalency test that is recognized by educational institutions and employers throughout the United States and Canada. Every year, hundreds of thousands of individuals...
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