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Blue Mind: The Surprising Science That Shows How Being Near, In, On, or Under Water Can Make You Happier, Healthier, More Connected, and Better at What You Do
Blue Mind: The Surprising Science That Shows How Being Near, In, On, or Under Water Can Make You Happier, Healthier, More Connected, and Better at What You Do
by Wallace J. Nichols
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A landmark book by marine biologist Wallace J. Nichols on the remarkable effects of water on our health and well-being. Why are we drawn to the ocean each summer? Why does being near water set our minds and bodies at ease? In Blue Mind, Wallace J... (read more)

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The Tale of the Dueling Neurosurgeons: The History of the Human Brain as Revealed by True Stories of Trauma, Madness, and Recovery
The Tale of the Dueling Neurosurgeons: The History of the Human Brain as Revealed by True Stories of Trauma, Madness, and Recovery
by Sam Kean
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From the author of the bestseller The Disappearing Spoon, tales of the brain and the history of neuroscience. Early studies of the functions of the human brain used a simple method: wait for misfortune to strike — strokes, seizures, infectious... (read more)

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The Future of the Mind: The Scientific Quest to Understand, Enhance, and Empower the Mind
The Future of the Mind: The Scientific Quest to Understand, Enhance, and Empower the Mind
by Michio Kaku
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The New York Times best-selling author of Physics of the Impossible, Physics of the Future and Hyperspace tackles the most fascinating and complex object in the known universe: the human brain.       ... (read more)

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The Female Brain
The Female Brain
by Louann Brizendine
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Although initially turned off by the title, The Female Brain was one the most revealing gender studies I have ever read. More a case for feminism than a case for gender superiority, Brizendine explores the physiological reasons behind the differences in... (read more)

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Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain
Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain
by Oliver Sacks
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Musicophilia is a fascinating look at music and its effects on our brains. Who but Oliver Sacks could make such a compulsively readable book?... (read more)

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The Shallows: What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brains
The Shallows: What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brains
by Nicholas Carr
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“Is Google making us stupid?” When Nicholas Carr posed that question, in a celebrated Atlantic Monthly cover story, he tapped into a well of anxiety about how the Internet is changing us. He also crystallized one of the most important debates... (read more)

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Struck by Genius: How a Brain Injury Made Me a Mathematical Marvel
Struck by Genius: How a Brain Injury Made Me a Mathematical Marvel
by Jason Padgett and Maureen Ann Seaberg
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The remarkable story of an ordinary man who was transformed when a traumatic injury left him with an extraordinary gift No one sees the world as Jason Padgett does. Water pours from the faucet in crystalline patterns, numbers call to mind distinct... (read more)

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How We Decide
How We Decide
by Jonah Lehrer
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From the acclaimed author of Proust Was a Neuroscientist, a fascinating look at the new science of decision-making and how it can help us make better choices. Since Plato, philosophers have described the decisionmaking process as either rational or... (read more)

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Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain
Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain
by Oliver Sacks
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With the same trademark compassion and erudition he brought to The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat, Oliver Sacks explores the place music occupies in the brain and how it affects the human condition. In Musicophilia, he shows us a variety of what he... (read more)

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Incomplete Nature: How Mind Emerged from Matter
Incomplete Nature: How Mind Emerged from Matter
by Terrence W Deacon
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As scientists study the minutiae of subatomic particles, neural connections, and molecular compounds, their attempts at a "theory of everything" harbor a glaring omission: they still cannot explain us, the thoughts and perceptions that truly make us what... (read more)

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The Brain That Changes Itself: Stories of Personal Triumph from the Frontiers of Brain Science (James H. Silberman Books)
The Brain That Changes Itself: Stories of Personal Triumph from the Frontiers of Brain Science (James H. Silberman Books)
by Norman Doidge
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You can change your brain! Neuroplasticity is the new gospel for remapping your brain and making real changes to not only the way you think but how your brain is actually wired. Using this new science, medical conditions previously thought of as... (read more)

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Brain Rules (08 Edition)
Brain Rules (08 Edition)
by John Medina
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A molecular biologist shares his lifelong interest in how the brain sciences might influence the way people teach their children and the way they work. "Brain Rules" is one of the most . . . useful books of our time--Garr Reynolds, author "Presentation... (read more)

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The Psychopath Inside: A Neuroscientist's Personal Journey Into the Dark Side of the Brain
The Psychopath Inside: A Neuroscientist's Personal Journey Into the Dark Side of the Brain
by James Fallon
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“The last scan in the pile was strikingly odd. In fact it looked exactly like the most abnormal of the scans I had just been writing about, suggesting that the poor individual it belonged to was a psychopath—or at least shared an uncomfortable... (read more)

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The Face in the Mirror: How We Know Who We Are
The Face in the Mirror: How We Know Who We Are
by Julian Keenan
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We've all witnessed this moment: a dog, a cat, or another animal reacting to its own reflection in the mirror, treating it as another animal to be played with or confronted. As human beings, we take self-recognition for granted, but this seemingly simple... (read more)

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Mind Wide Open: Your Brain and the Neuroscience of Everyday Life
Mind Wide Open: Your Brain and the Neuroscience of Everyday Life
by Steven Johnson
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In this nationally bestselling, compulsively readable account of what makes brain science a vital component of people's quest to know themselves, acclaimed science writer Steven Johnson subjects his own brain to a battery of tests to find out what's... (read more)

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The Accidental Mind: How Brain Evolution Has Given Us Love, Memory, Dreams, and God
The Accidental Mind: How Brain Evolution Has Given Us Love, Memory, Dreams, and God
by David J. Linden
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You've probably seen it before: a human brain dramatically lit from the side, the camera circling it like a helicopter shot of Stonehenge, and a modulated baritone voice exalting the brain's elegant design in reverent tones. To which this book says:... (read more)

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The Secret Life of the Grown-Up Brain: The Surprising Talents of the Middle-Aged Mind
The Secret Life of the Grown-Up Brain: The Surprising Talents of the Middle-Aged Mind
by Barbara Strauch
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A leading science writer examines how our brains improve in middle age. Pulitzer Prize-winning science writer Barbara Strauch explores the latest findings that demonstrate how the middle-aged brain is more flexible and capable than previously thought. In... (read more)

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The Gap: The Science of What Separates Us from Other Animals
The Gap: The Science of What Separates Us from Other Animals
by Thomas Suddendorf
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There exists an undeniable chasm between the capacities of humans and those of animals, but what exactly is the difference between our minds and theirs? In The Gap, psychologist Thomas Suddendorf provides a definitive account of what makes human minds... (read more)

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Permanent Present Tense: The Unforgettable Life of the Amnesic Patient, H. M.
Permanent Present Tense: The Unforgettable Life of the Amnesic Patient, H. M.
by Suzanne Corkin
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In 1953, 27-year-old Henry Gustave Molaison underwent an experimental “psychosurgical” procedure — a targeted lobotomy — in an effort to alleviate his debilitating epilepsy. The outcome was unexpected — when Henry awoke, he... (read more)

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The Emotional Life of Your Brain: How Its Unique Patterns Affect the Way You Think, Feel, and Live-And How You Can Change Them
The Emotional Life of Your Brain: How Its Unique Patterns Affect the Way You Think, Feel, and Live-And How You Can Change Them
by Richard J Davidson
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This longawaited book by a pioneer in brain research offers a new model of our emotions- their origins, their power, and their malleability. For more than thirty years, Richard Davidson has been at the forefront of brain research. Now he gives us an... (read more)

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