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Waking, Dreaming, Being: Self and Consciousness in Neuroscience, Meditation, and Philosophy

by Evan Thompson & Stephen Batchelor Columbia University Press (November 11, 2014)

A renowned philosopher of the mind, also known for his groundbreaking work on Buddhism and cognitive science, Evan Thompson combines the latest neuroscience research on sleep, dreaming, and meditation with Indian...


Healthy Brain, Happy Life

by Wendy Suzuki & Billie Fitzpatrick Dey Street Books (May 19, 2015)

A neuroscientist transforms the way we think about our brain, our health, and our personal happiness in this clear, informative, and inspiring guide—a blend of personal memoir, science narrative, and immediately...


Tales from Both Sides of the Brain

by Michael S. Gazzaniga Ecco (February 03, 2015)

Michael S. Gazzaniga, one of the most important neuroscientists of the twentieth century, gives us an exciting behind-the-scenes look at his seminal work on that unlikely couple, the right and left brain. Foreword...


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 Wha

by Wallace J. Nichols & Céline Cousteau Little, Brown and Company (July 22, 2014)

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...


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 Little, Brown and Company (May 06, 2014)

The author of the bestseller The Disappearing Spoon reveals the secret inner workings of the brain through strange but true stories.

Early studies of the human brain used a simple method: wait for misfortune...


The Brain Fog Fix

by Mike Dow Blackstone Publishing (September 15, 2015)

A new epidemic is sweeping the country. Some people call it ADHD, scatter brain, or brain fog. Some simply say they just don't feel like themselves--and haven't for a long time.

People are thinking and feeling...


First Bite

by Bee Wilson & Alison Larkin Blackstone Publishing (December 01, 2015)

We do not come into the world with an innate sense of taste and nutrition; as omnivores, we have to learn how and what to eat, how sweet is too sweet, and what food will give us the most energy for the coming...


Pleased to Meet Me

Brain Bugs

by Dean Buonomano & William Hughes Blackstone Publishing (July 11, 2011)

A lively, surprising tour of our mental glitches and how they arise

With its trillions of connections, the human brain is more beautiful and complex than anything we could ever build, but it’s far from perfect:...


Sleepyhead

by Henry Nicholls & Henry Drury Basic Books (September 04, 2018)

A narcoleptic's tireless journey through the neuroscience of disordered sleep

Whether it's a bout of bad jet lag or a stress-induced all-nighter, we've all suffered from nights that left us feeling less than...


Blue Mind

by Wallace J. Nichols & Ciline Cousteau Little, Brown & Company (July 22, 2014)

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...


Life Finds a Way

by Andreas Wagner & Alex Hyde-White Basic Books (June 11, 2019)

How the principles of biological innovation can help us overcome creative challenges in art, business, and science

In Life Finds a Way, biologist Andreas Wagner reveals the deep symmetry between innovation in...


Inventing Ourselves

by Sarah-Jayne Blakemore & Sarah Borges PublicAffairs (May 15, 2018)

A tour through the groundbreaking science behind the enigmatic, but crucial, brain developments of adolescence and how those translate into teenage behavior

The brain creates every feeling, emotion, and desire...


The Happiness Hypothesis

by Jonathan Haidt & Ryan Vincent Anderson Basic Books (June 12, 2018)

The bestselling author of The Righteous Mind and The Coddling of the American Mind draws on philosophical wisdom and scientific research to show how the meaningful life is closer than you think

The Happiness...


Life Finds a Way

by Andreas Wagner Basic Books (June 11, 2019)

How the principles of biological innovation can help us overcome creative challenges in art, business, and science

In Life Finds a Way, biologist Andreas Wagner reveals the deep symmetry between innovation in...


Little Steps, Big Faith

by Dawn Rundman Beaming Books (October 02, 2018)

From brain science to language development and social skills, we've never known more about how children's minds develop in the first five years of life. Yet with all the information available, Christian parents...


Introducing Mind and Brain

by Angus Gellatly & Oscar Zarate Icon Books Ltd (April 05, 2018)

How do emotions affect your basic decision making? Why do certain smells prompt long-forgotten memories, and what makes us suddenly self-conscious?

How does the biological organ, the brain, give rise to all of...


Roots of Neuro-Linguistic Programming

by Robert Brian Dilts Dilts Strategy Group (December 18, 2017)

Intended to be an overall reference guide to all aspects of NLP theory and practice, Roots of Neuro-Linguistic Programming provides much of the important scientific background information that is not covered...


Focus in the Age of Distraction

by Jane Piper Panoma Press (January 11, 2018)

The world of work has changed but our ways of working haven’t kept pace. We are now working even harder, longer and at a faster pace than ever before. Longer hours and harder work aren’t going to give us...


The Brain in Minutes

by Rita Carter Quercus (June 05, 2018)


Leonardo's Brain

by Leonard Shlain Lyons Press (October 21, 2014)

Best-selling author Leonard Shlain explores the life, art, and mind of Leonardo da Vinci, seeking to explain his singularity by looking at his achievements in art, science, psychology, and military strategy...


The Neuro Edge

by Clive Hyland Panoma Press (April 03, 2017)

The Neuro Edge brings the complex world of neuroscience into everyday relevance for those engaged in leading, developing and supporting people in organisations. This book explains the inner workings of the brain...


Inventing Ourselves

by Sarah-Jayne Blakemore PublicAffairs (May 15, 2018)

Award-winning neuroscientist Sarah-Jayne Blakemore explains the developmental journey our brains take during adolescence and how the experience of these years determines the adults we become.

Risk taking, intense...


Being Brains

by Fernando Vidal & Francisco Ortega Fordham University Press (July 04, 2017)

Being Brains offers a critical exploration of one of the most influential and pervasive contemporary beliefs: “We are our brains.” Starting in the “Decade of the Brain” of the 1990s, “neurocentrism”...


Plasticity and Pathology: On the Formation of the Neural Subject

by David Bates & Nima Bassiri Fordham University Press (January 15, 2016)

This collection of essays explores the historical and theoretical dimensions of the contemporary neural subject. With a multidisciplinary perspective, the volume focuses attention on the important, but problematic...


The Biological Mind

by Alan Jasanoff Basic Books (March 13, 2018)

A pioneering neuroscientist argues that we are more than our brains

To many, the brain is the seat of personal identity and autonomy. But the way we talk about the brain is often rooted more in mystical conceptions...


A Serious Intelligence Concept

by Eckhard Schindler Eckhard Schindler (June 27, 2017)

This book provides an essential description of a special four-dimensional intelligence concept. The advantage of this concept is that it also involves emotional and mental strengths, which are needed under difficult...


Evolving Brains, Emerging Gods

by E. Fuller Torrey Columbia University Press (September 05, 2017)

Religions and mythologies from around the world teach that God or gods created humans. Atheist, humanist, and materialist critics, meanwhile, have attempted to turn theology on its head, claiming that religion...


Sport

by Jay Schulkin Columbia University Press (August 23, 2016)

Sports are as varied as the people who play them. We run, we jump, and we swim. We kick, hit, cradle, and shoot balls as well as hit them. We ride sleds in the snow and surf in the sea. From the Olympians of...


The Fear Factor

by Abigail Marsh Basic Books (October 10, 2017)

At fourteen, Amber could boast of killing her guinea pig, threatening to burn down her home, and seducing men in exchange for gifts. She used the tools she had available to get what she wanted, like all children....


Maximising Your Intellectual Abilities

by 50MINUTES.Com 50Minutes.com (April 27, 2017)

Ready to take your career to the next level? Find out everything you need to know about maximising your intellectual abilities with this practical guide.

Human beings only use 10% of their brain capacity: this...


The Dolphin Within 2

by de Bergerac Olivia ODB Consulting (April 16, 2017)

“This book is about my personal and professional adventure in Australia with the dolphins. It explains the research I have conducted while swimming with them in the ocean for many years. My work looks at the...


First Bite

by Bee Wilson Basic Books (December 01, 2015)

We do not come into the world with an innate sense of taste and nutrition; as omnivores, we have to learn how and what to eat, how sweet is too sweet, and what food will give us the most energy for the coming...


The Forgetting Machine

by Rodrigo Quian Quiroga BenBella Books (October 03, 2017)

  • Rodrigo’s research was featured on a cover article in Discover magazine—named one of the top 100 scientific stories of 2005 (for discovering the "Jennifer Aniston neuron"

  • In 2014, Rodrigo was selected as...

  • Fallen

    by Kara Stanley Greystone Books (April 20, 2015)

    Part recovery narrative and part love story, interwoven with the latest research on the brain, Fallen describes the aftermath of a life-threatening brain and spinal cord injury.

    In 2008, Simon Paradis stepped...


    Reductionism in Art and Brain Science: Bridging the Two Cultures

    by Eric Kandel Columbia University Press (August 30, 2016)

    Can science and art find common ground? Are scientific and artistic quests mutually exclusive? In this new book, neuroscientist Eric Kandel, whose interests span the fields of science and art, explores how reductionism—the...


    Consciousness Explained

    Neuroenology: How the Brain Creates the Taste of Wine

    by Gordon M. Shepherd Columbia University Press (November 22, 2016)

    In his new book, Gordon M. Shepherd expands on the startling discovery that the brain creates the taste of wine. This approach to understanding wine’s sensory experience draws on findings in neuroscience,...


    The Secret Life of the Mind

    by Mariano Sigman Little, Brown and Company (June 27, 2017)

    From one of the world's leading neuroscientists comes a deeply engaging trip into the depths of the human mind.

    In THE SECRET LIFE OF THE MIND, neuroscientist Mariano Sigman offers a grand yet concise survey...


    How Your Brain Works

    by New Scientist Quercus (March 21, 2017)

    The brain has long been a source of fascination. In 1819, the radical thinker and surgeon William Lawrence put it like this: 'It is strongly suspected that a Newton or Shakespeare excels other mortals only......


    The Woman Who Changed Her Brain

    by Barbara Arrowsmith-Young & Norman Doidge Free Press (May 01, 2012)

    Barbara Arrowsmith-Young was born with severe learning disabilities that caused teachers to label her slow, stubborn—or worse. As a child, she read and wrote everything backward, struggled to process concepts...


    Forests, Carbon Cycle and Climate Change

    by Denis Loustau Quae (March 04, 2010)

    The results presented in this book summarize the main findings of the CARBOFOR project, which brought together 52 scientists from 14 research units to investigate the effects of future climate on the carbon...


    How Smart Is Your Dog?

    by David Alderton Quercus (July 14, 2015)

    Packed with a wealth of fun tests and easy-to-teach exercises, this comprehensive guide will allow you to test your dog's IQ, communicate with them more effectively and teach them tricks that will impress your...


    How Smart Is Your Cat?

    by David Alderton Quercus (July 14, 2015)

    We all wonder how much our pet understands, what is going on in their head and just how intelligent they really are. This entertaining and comprehensive guide will not only explain your cat's sometimes baffling...


    How the Brain Influences Behavior

    by David A. Sousa Skyhorse (March 10, 2015)

    Combining theory and practice, David A. Sousa helps educators understand what is happening in the brains of students with behavior problems and offers practical, effective intervention strategies compatible...