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  1. Book ImageThe Bonobo and the Atheist: In Search of Humanism Among the Primates

    Frans de Waal

    In this lively and illuminating discussion of his landmark research, esteemed primatologist Frans de Waal argues that human morality is not imposed from above but instead comes from within. Moral behavior does not begin and end with religion but is in fact a product of evolution.More

  2. Book ImageThe Book of Life: An Illustrated History of the Evolution of Life on Earth

    Stephen Jay Gould

    Second Edition

    A new edition of the beautifully illustrated depiction of the dramatic story of survival and extinction.More

  3. Book ImageThe Book of Universes: Exploring the Limits of the Cosmos

    John D. Barrow

    “There can be few better guides to the bewildering array of potential universes, and none so readable or entertaining.”—Manjit Kumar, The IndependentMore

  4. Book ImageBrain Bugs: How the Brain's Flaws Shape Our Lives

    Dean Buonomano

    “Excellent. . . . [Buonomano] reveals the intricate limitations and blessings of the most complex device in the known universe.”—The AtlanticMore

  5. Book ImageBrain Bytes: Quick Answers to Quirky Questions About the Brain

    Eric Chudler, Lise A. Johnson

    Neuroscience in small bits for the brain-curious.More

  6. Book ImageBrain Imaging Handbook

    J. Douglas Bremner

    The past 10 years have seen an explosion in the use of brain imaging technologies to aid treatment of medical as well as mental health conditions.More

  7. Book ImageBrain Model & Puzzle: Anatomy & Functional Areas of the Brain

    Norton Professional Books

    With so much neuroscience research now informing therapy and treatment options, and an increasingly complicated lexicon to go along with it, a four-dimensional model that explains it in plain sight is the perfect way to better understand it all.More

  8. Book ImageThe Brain-Savvy Therapist's Workbook

    Bonnie Badenoch

    Client-centered exercises that accompany the concepts put forward in Being a Brain-Wise Therapist and make the theoretical practical.More

  9. Book ImageBreakthroughs in Antipsychotic Medications

    Ronald J. Diamond, Ruth Ross, Patricia L. Scheifler, Et Al.

    For people with schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders, antipsychotic medications are the key to recovery.
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  10. Book ImageBreasts: A Natural and Unnatural History

    Florence Williams

    An engaging narrative about an incredible, life-giving organ and its imperiled modern fate.More

  11. Book ImageA Brief History of Creation: Science and the Search for the Origin of Life

    Bill Mesler, H. James Cleaves, II

    The epic story of the scientists through the ages who have sought answers to life’s biggest mystery: How did it begin?More

  12. Book ImageBully for Brontosaurus: Reflections in Natural History

    Stephen Jay Gould

    "Provocative and delightfully discursive essays on natural history. . . . Gould is the Stan Musial of essay writing. He can work himself into a corkscrew of ideas and improbable allusions paragraph after paragraph and then, uncoiling, hit it with such power that his fans know they are experiencing the game of essay writing at its best."--John Noble Wilford, New York Times Book Review
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  13. Book ImageBuzzed: The Straight Facts About the Most Used and Abused Drugs from Alcohol to Ecstasy

    Cynthia Kuhn, Scott Swartzwelder, Wilkie Wilson, Et Al.

    Fully Revised and Updated Fourth Edition

    The fourth edition of the essential, accessible source for understanding how drugs work and their effects on body and behavior.More

  14. Book ImageC Programming: A Modern Approach

    K. N. King

    Second Edition

    The first edition of C Programming: A Modern Approach was popular with students and faculty alike because of its clarity and comprehensiveness as well as its trademark Q&A sections.More

  15. Book ImageThe Cabaret of Plants: Forty Thousand Years of Plant Life and the Human Imagination

    Richard Mabey

    "Highly entertaining…Mabey gets us to look at life from the plants’ point of view." —Constance Casey, New York TimesMore

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