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My Notebook of Questions : The Human Body

by QA international Collectif Les Éditions Québec Amérique (August 09, 2012)

The human body is a truly amazing “machine.” Since time began, human beings have tried to grasp how it works, what it does, why it hurts, and other mysteries.


Understanding the Human Body

by QA international Collectif Les Éditions Québec Amérique (August 09, 2012)

With 6 trillion cells, 206 bones, and 600 muscles, the human body is an amazing living mechanism that is in intense and constant activity. For all curious readers, the Knowledge Guides open the door to a world...


The Visual Dictionary of The Human Being

by Ariane Archambault & Jean-Claude Corbeil Les Éditions Québec Amérique (July 20, 2012)

The Visual Dictionary of Human Being lets you discover the structure of the human body and its constitutive organs, and have a look to equipment used to ensure everybody’s health and well-being. Convenient...


My Scrapbook of the Human Body (by Professor Genius)

by QA international Collectif Les Éditions Québec Amérique (August 09, 2012)

The wise Professor Genius opens up the pages of his personal Scrapbook of the Human Body for us.


The Visual Dictionary of the Human Body

by QA international Collectif Les Éditions Québec Amérique (September 05, 2012)

Attractive, entertaining, and educational: the Visual Dictionary of the Human Body is an indispensable family reference, and a great tool to acquire vocabulary and discover the complexity of the human body.


The Nature of Visual Illusion

by Mark Fineman Dover Publications (November 21, 2012)

Fascinating, profusely illustrated study explores the psychology and physiology of vision, including light and color, motion receptors, the illusion of movement, much more. Over 100 illustrations.


The Electric Meme: A New Theory of How We Think

by Robert Aunger Simon & Schuster (July 30, 2013)

From biology to culture to the new new economy, the buzzword on everyone's lips is "meme." How do animals learn things? How does human culture evolve? How does viral marketing work? The answer to these disparate...


The Ageless Generation

by Alex Zhavoronkov St. Martin's Press (July 01, 2013)

Over the past 20 years, the biomedical research community has been delivering hundreds of breakthroughs expected to extend human lifespan beyond thresholds imaginable today. However, much of this research has...


We Know It When We See It

by Richard Masland Basic Books (March 09, 2020)

A Harvard researcher investigates the human eye in this insightful account of what vision reveals about intelligence, learning, and the greatest mysteries of neuroscience.

Spotting a face in a crowd is so easy,...


Radical

by Kate Pickert Little, Brown and Company (September 30, 2019)

In this "powerful and unflinching page-turner" (New York Times), a healthcare journalist examines the science, history, and culture of breast cancer.

As a health-care journalist, Kate Pickert knew the emotional...


Masters of the Planet

by Ian Tattersall St. Martin's Press (March 26, 2012)

50,000 years ago - merely a blip in evolutionary time - our Homo sapiens ancestors were competing for existence with several other human species, just as their own precursors had been doing for millions of years....


Spare Parts

by Carol Ann Rinzler Skyhorse (March 21, 2017)

A tribute to the parts we can live without... or can we?

This book sheds light on human body parts once considered extraneous but now with modern medicine and modern medical paraphernalia shown to play an important...


Big Brain

by Gary Lynch & Richard Granger St. Martin's Press (March 03, 2008)

Our big brains, our language ability, and our intelligence make us uniquely human.

But barely 10,000 years ago (a mere blip in evolutionary time) human-like creatures called "Boskops" flourished in South Africa....


An Alchemy of Mind: The Marvel and Mystery of the Brain

by Diane Ackerman Scribner (October 30, 2012)

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Zookeeper's Wife, an ambitious and enlightening work that combines an artist's eye with a scientist's erudition to illuminate, as never before, the magic and...


Unsavory Truth

by Marion Nestle Basic Books (October 29, 2018)

A James Beard Award-winner and the author of What to Eat and Soda Politics, leading nutritionist Marion Nestle exposes how the food industry corrupts scientific research for profit.

Is chocolate heart-healthy?...


Hormonal

by Martie Haselton Little, Brown Spark (February 12, 2018)

The hidden intelligence of hormones and their role in empowering women to succeed sexually, reproductively, and socially.

Did you know women walk more, eat less, socialize more, meet more men, dance more, and...


The Telomere Effect

by Dr. Elizabeth Blackburn & Dr. Elissa Epel Grand Central Publishing (January 02, 2017)

The New York Times bestselling book coauthored by the Nobel Prize winner who discovered telomerase and telomeres' role in the aging process and the health psychologist who has done original research into how...


The Better Half

by Md PhD Dr. Sharon Moalem Farrar, Straus and Giroux (April 06, 2020)

A Guardian Book of the Week

An award-winning physician and scientist makes the game-changing case that genetic females are stronger than males at every stage of life

Here are some facts: Women live longer than...


The Evolution of Hands and Feet

by Robert MacDougall & Henry Bernard Lm Publishers (April 07, 2020)

In the great family of the animals, to which we ourselves belong, many different kinds of feet and hands are to be found. This book deals with the evolution of our feet and hands. “The succession of organic...


The Neurotourist

by Lone Frank Oneworld Publications (June 01, 2011)

Discover the true heart of humanity: the brain

Acclaimed journalist and intrepid brain "explorer" Lone Frank embarks on an incredible adventure to the frontiers of neuroscience to reveal how today's top scientists...


The Genius Within

by David Adam Pegasus Books (February 06, 2018)

In The Genius Within, David Adam explores the groundbreaking neuroscience of cognitive enhancement that is changing the way the brain and the mind works--to make it better, sharper, more focused and, yes, more...


Humankind

by Alexander H Harcourt Pegasus Books (June 15, 2015)

Where did the human species originate, why are tropical peoples much more diverse than those at polar latitudes, and why can only Japanese peoples digest seaweed? In Humankind, U. C. Davis professor Alexander...


Like a Virgin

by Aarathi Prasad Oneworld Publications (August 01, 2012)

Most cultures tell the tale of a maiden who gives birth untouched by a man, and in the wild there are plenty of creatures - turkeys, Komodo 'dragons', and the 'Jesus Christ' lizard (which even walks on water)...


Follow Your Gut

by Rob Knight Simon & Schuster Audio / Ted (April 07, 2015)

Allergies, asthma, obesity, acne: these are just a few of the conditions that may be caused--and someday cured--by the microscopic life inside us. The key is to understand how this groundbreaking science influences...


AsapSCIENCE

by Mitchell Moffit, Greg Brown & Michael Moffit Simon & Schuster Audio (March 17, 2015)

The instant New York Times bestselling book of entertaining, irreverent, and totally accessible illustrated answers to the scientific "questions you had no idea were bugging you all your life" (Fast Company),...


Civilized To Death

by Christopher Ryan Simon & Schuster Audio (October 01, 2019)

The New York Times bestselling coauthor of Sex at Dawn explores the ways in which “progress” has perverted the way we live--how we eat, learn, feel, mate, parent, communicate, work, and die--in this “engaging,...


The Hour between Dog and Wolf

by John Coates & Paul Michael Garcia Blackstone Publishing (June 14, 2012)

How risk taking transforms our body chemistry, driving us to extremes of euphoria and risky behavior--or stress and depression

In this eye-opening book, Coates--a former Wall Street trader and now a world-class...


Radical

by Kate Pickert Little, Brown Spark (October 01, 2019)

In this "powerful and unflinching page-turner" (New York Times), a healthcare journalist examines the science, history, and culture of breast cancer.

As a health-care journalist, Kate Pickert knew the emotional...


Get Up!

by James A. Levine & Gildart Jackson Blackstone Publishing (July 29, 2014)

From the codirector ofthe Mayo Clinic / Arizona State University Obesity Solutions Initiative andinventor of the treadmill desk comes a fascinating wake-up call about oursedentary lifestyle.

That the average...


Mind

by Patricia Daniels, Andrew Reilly & Todd B. Kashdan Blackstone Publishing (September 13, 2016)

Combining leading theories of psychology and behavior with case studies and practical advice, National Geographic's Mind explores the question we all enjoy asking: Who am I?

A companion to National Geographic's...


Unsavory Truth

by Marion Nestle & Norah Tocci Basic Books (October 30, 2018)

A James Beard Award-winner and the author of What to Eat and Soda Politics, leading nutritionist Marion Nestle exposes how the food industry corrupts scientific research for profit.

Is chocolate heart-healthy?...


We Know It When We See It

by Richard Masland & Matt Kugler Basic Books (March 10, 2020)

A Harvard researcher investigates the human eye in this insightful account of what vision reveals about intelligence, learning, and the greatest mysteries of neuroscience.

Spotting a face in a crowd is so easy,...


The Man Who Touched His Own Heart

by Rob Dunn & Robert Fass Little, Brown & Company (February 03, 2015)

The secret history of our most vital organ: the human heart.

The Man Who Touched His Own Heart tells the raucous, gory, mesmerizing story of the heart, from the first "explorers" who dug up cadavers and plumbed...


Sexing the Body

by Anne Fausto-Sterling & Carol Monda Basic Books (June 30, 2020)

Now updated with groundbreaking research, this award-winning classic examines the construction of sexual identity in biology, society, and history.

Why do some people prefer heterosexual love while others fancy...


Lost Anatomies

by John Gurche, David R. Begun, Trenton W. Holliday & Rick Potts et al. Abrams (March 11, 2019)

Renowned paleoartist John Gurche brings the traditional techniques of figure drawing and anatomical art to the portrayal of our hominin ancestors. The result is a visual record of the evolving human form that...


We Know It When We See It

by Richard Masland Basic Books (March 10, 2020)

A pioneering researcher offers a sweeping account of vision and the clues it holds to some of neuroscience's biggest mysteries

Spotting a face in a crowd is so easy, you take it for granted. But how you do it...


How's It Hanging?

by Neil Baum Skyhorse (July 17, 2018)

This book is a great asset to all men who need to make their own health a priority."?Joe Gibbs, NFL Hall of Fame coach and owner of 4x NASCAR champion Joe Gibbs Racing

Everything you need to know about men's...


Why Do Onions Make Me Cry?

by Jay Ingram Simon & Schuster (April 02, 2019)

Discovery Channel host and acclaimed writer Jay Ingram helps you find the answers to questions you've never really settled, like “What is déjà vu?” “Why do we blink?”, “Why are yawns contagious?”...


DNA Is You!

by Beatrice the Biologist Adams Media (January 08, 2019)

Learn all about how your DNA makes you who you are--an awesome, unique individual--in this fun and simple illustrated guide!

Did you know your sense of purpose is determined by your genes? And that DNA determines...


Anatomy of Stretching

by Craig Ramsay Thunder Bay Press (June 12, 2012)

Get healthy without getting hurt! In Anatomy of Stretching, renowned trainer Craig Ramsay shows every exerciser how to get limber and prevent injury.

It doesn't matter if you're a fitness novice or an elite athlete....


Human Origins

by New Scientist Quercus (May 29, 2018)

Where did we come from? Where are we going?

Homo sapiens is the most successful, the most widespread and the most influential species ever to walk the Earth. In the blink of an evolutionary eye we have spread...


Skin: The Largest Organ In The Body - Biology Books for Kids | Children's Biology Books

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (June 15, 2017)

Biology is a rather interesting subject. You cannot know all the facts about one particular topic in one day but at least you can gather some of the most useful ideas. For example, this educational book will...


I Can Hear, See, Taste, Smell and Feel! Senses Book for Kids | Children's Biology Books

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (June 15, 2017)

I have five senses to help me experience the world around me. My ears help me to hear. My eyes allow me to see. My tongue helps me taste. My nose helps me smell and I feel with my hands. Read and learn about...


The Human Brain - Biology for Kids | Children's Biology Books

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (June 15, 2017)

The human brain controls your thoughts and actions. It is the king of all organs working consistently inside your body to keep you alive. In this biology book, we're going to read about the human brain. Learn...


The Functions of the Human Nervous System - Biology Books for Kids | Children's Biology Books

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (June 15, 2017)

What use is the human nervous system? If it’s damaged, what will happen to you? This biology book will introduce the nervous system, or it can be used as a reviewer of human biology. Your child will surely...


Anatomy of Voice

by Blandine Calais-Germain & François Germain Healing Arts (October 15, 2015)

An illustrated guide to the dynamic physiological structures that create and individualize the voice

• Explores the structures of the vocal tract and their functional relationships to the entire musculoskeletal...


Hormonal

by Martie Haselton, Little, Brown and Company (February 13, 2018)

The hidden intelligence of the hormonal cycle and its role in empowering women to succeed sexually, reproductively, and socially.

Hormones don't make women irrational; they help women choose mates, compete with...


Endure

by Alex Hutchinson & Malcolm Gladwell William Morrow (February 06, 2018)

THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Foreword by Malcolm Gladwell

Limits are an illusion: discover the revolutionary account of the science and psychology of endurance, revealing the secrets of reaching the hidden...


Heart

by Johannes Hinrich von Borstel Greystone Books (June 03, 2017)

In this lively and informative exploration of all aspects of the heart, Johannes Hinrich von Borstel offers a perfect mix of medical fact and amusing anecdote. A doctor, prospective cardiologist, and former...


The Topography of Tears

by William H. Frey, Ann Lauterbach & Rose-Lynn Fisher Bellevue Literary Press (May 02, 2017)

“Looking at [Fisher’s] photographs feels like staring out a plane window at the passing landscape below.” —Studio 360

“A moving depiction of the micro and macro aspects of our emotional lives, and a beautiful...