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The Agile Mind

Wilma Koutstaal - 2012 - FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS - No preview available
In this book, Wilma Koutstaal covers all aspects of agile thought, and how it emerges from and interacts with memory, perception, emotion, executive control, motivation, and action, as well as how it is related to creativity, mediated by learning ...

Out of Thin Air: Dinosaurs, Birds, and Earth's Ancient Atmosphere

Peter Ward - 2006 - Science - Limited preview
For 65 million years dinosaurs ruled the Earth-until a deadly asteroid forced their extinction. But what accounts for the incredible longevity of dinosaurs? A renowned scientist now provides a startling explanation that is rewriting the history ...

Gravity's Engines: How Bubble-Blowing Black Holes Rule Galaxies, Stars, and ...

Caleb Scharf - 2012 - Science - Limited preview
"Offering a sweeping tour of fantastic physics and cosmic history, Gravity's Engines provides a view of the most fearsome places in the universe, and finally asks what it will take to see the event horizon of a black hole"--

101 Theory Drive: A Neuroscientist's Quest for Memory

Terry McDermott - 2010 - Medical - Limited preview
An obsessive scientist and his eclectic team of researchers race to discover one of the hidden treasures of neuroscience—the physical makeup of memory—and in the process pursue a pharmaceutical wonder drug. Gary Lynch is the real thing, the ...

Steve Jobs

Walter Isaacson - 2011 - Biography & Autobiography - No preview available
Walter Isaacson’s “enthralling” (The New Yorker) worldwide bestselling biography of Apple cofounder Steve Jobs. Based on more than forty interviews with Steve Jobs conducted over two years—as well as interviews with more than 100 family members ...

In the Plex: How Google Thinks, Works, and Shapes Our Lives

Steven Levy - 2011 - Biography & Autobiography - Limited preview
“The most interesting book ever written about Google” (The Washington Post) delivers the inside story behind the most successful and admired technology company of our time, now updated with a new Afterword. Google is arguably the most important ...

The Double Helix: A Personal Account of the Discovery of the Structure of DNA

James D. Watson - 2011 - Science - Limited preview
The classic personal account of Watson and Crick’s groundbreaking discovery of the structure of DNA, now with an introduction by Sylvia Nasar, author of A Beautiful Mind. By identifying the structure of DNA, the molecule of life, Francis Crick ...

The Facebook Effect: The Inside Story of the Company That Is Connecting the ...

David Kirkpatrick - 2011 - Business & Economics - Limited preview
Kirkpatrick tells us how Facebook was created, why it has flourished, and where it is going next. He chronicles its successes and missteps.

Incomplete Nature: How Mind Emerged from Matter

Terrence W. Deacon - 2012 - Science - Limited preview
Examines the emergent processes that bridge the gap between organisms that think and have consciousness and those that do not and discusses the origins of life, information, and free will.

Average Is Over: Powering America Beyond the Age of the Great Stagnation

Tyler Cowen - 2013 - Business & Economics - Limited preview
Renowned economist and author of Big Business Tyler Cowen brings a groundbreaking analysis of capitalism, the job market, and the growing gap between the one percent and minimum wage workers in this follow-up to the New York Times bestseller The ...