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"I have long been a fan of David Christian. In Origin Story, he elegantly weaves evidence and insights from many scientific and historical disciplines into a single, accessible historical narrative." --Bill Gates
 
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Origin Story: A Big History of Everything
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What is it like to be a dog' A bat' Or a dolphin' To find out, neuroscientist Gregory Berns and his team began with a radical step- they taught dogs to go into an MRI scanner-completely awake. They discovered what makes dogs ind... read more

What It's Like to Be a Dog: And Other Adventures in Animal Neuroscience
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Garry Kasparov's 1997 chess match against the IBM supercomputer Deep Blue was a watershed moment in the history of technology. It was the dawn of a new era in artificial intelligence: a machine capable of beating the reigning... read more

Deep Thinking: Where Machine Intelligence Ends and Human Creativity Begins
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Series:The Neuroplasticity Chronicles

An astonishing new scientific discovery called neuroplasticity is overthrowing the centuries-old notion that the adult human brain is fixed and unchanging. It is, instead, able to change its own structure and function, even into old age. Psychiatrist and researcher Norman ... read more

Brain That Changes Itself
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A New York Times Bestselling AuthorIs the world falling apart? Is progress obsolete? In this elegant assessment of the human condition, cognitive scientist and public intellectual Steven Pinker urges us to step back from the gor... read more

Enlightenment Now: A Manifesto for Science, Reason, Humanism, and Progress
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Explore Darwin's pioneering work on fossils in this richly illustrated book. In On the Origin of Species Charles Darwin credited his discoveries of fossils, as much as those of living creatures, as the stimulus for his theory of evolu... read more

Darwin's Fossils: Discoveries that Shaped the Theory of Evolution
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Thought the science of the future was all hoverboards and space travel? Think again. Every day, scientists come up with the ingenious solutions and surprising discoveries that will define our future. So here, Jim Al-Khalili and his c... read more

What's Next? What Science Can Tell Us About Our Fascinating Future
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Why do we remember the past and not the future? What does it mean for time to "flow"? Do we exist in time or does time exist in us? In lyric, accessible prose, Carlo Rovelli invites us to consider questions about the nature of time that continue to puzzle physicists and philosophers alike.

The Order of Time
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Discover magazine recently called Richard Dawkins "Darwin's Rottweiler" for his fierce and effective defense of evolution.Prospect magazine voted him among the top three public intellectuals in the world (along with Umberto Eco and Noam Chomsky). Now Dawkins turns his consider... read more

The God Delusion (Revised)
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 Penguin Spinner Non-fiction

On the Origin of Species is Charles Darwin's classic treatise on his theory of evolution and natural selection and is among the most important works in the history of science and evolutionary biology. When on board H.M.S. Beagle, as naturalist, I was much s... read more

On the Origin of Species
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What do the Volkswagen T2a Bus, the contraceptive pill and Jimi Hendrix have in common? Why does a cold and dry environment make people more likely to speak to strangers? What can World of Warcraft teach us about the world we live in today? In this brilliantly original, provocative and witty book, Geo... read more

Must-Have: The Hidden Instincts Behind Everything We Buy
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The groundbreaking bestseller on how your capacity for insight and empathy allows you to make positive changes in your brain -- and in your life Daniel J. Siegel, widely recognised as a pioneer in the field of mental health, coined the term 'mindsight' to d... read more

Mindsight: Change Your Brain Change Your Life
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