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Once Upon a Time in Russia: The Rise of the Oligarchs—A True Story of ...

Ben Mezrich - 2016 - Biography & Autobiography - Limited preview
The New York Times bestselling author of Bringing Down the House and The Accidental Billionaires tells his most incredible story yet: A true drama of obscene wealth, crime, rivalry, and betrayal from deep inside the world of billionaire Russian ...
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Predicting Transcription Factor Complexes: A Novel Approach to Data ...

Thorsten Will - 2014 - Science - Limited preview
In his master thesis Thorsten Will proposes the substantial information content of protein complexes involving transcription factors in the context of gene regulatory networks, designs the first computational approaches to predict such complexes ...
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The Creativity Challenge: How We Can Recapture American Innovation

KH Kim - 2016 - Psychology - Limited preview
American creativity has steadily declined since 1990. That disturbing trend recently came to light through the work of leading educational psychologist KH Kim, a recognized expert in creativity assessment. In this insightful and inspiring book ...
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Essentials of Creativity Assessment

James C. Kaufman, Jonathan A. Plucker, John Baer - 2008 - Psychology - Limited preview
Discover practical, step-by-step instructions for accurately and effectively assessing creativity with Essentials of Creativity Assessment, a guide that provides useful information about using solid theoretical and research-based evidence for ...
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Diversity in the Neuronal Machine: Order and Variability in Interneuronal ...

Ivan Soltesz - 2005 - Medical - Limited preview
The central aim of the book is to provide new insights into the striking degree of cellular diversity found in the interneuronal microcircuits in the brain's neocortex and hippocampus. It elaborates on novel ideas about interneuronal diversity ...
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Play Anything: The Pleasure of Limits, the Uses of Boredom, and the Secret ...

Ian Bogost - 2016 - Science - Limited preview
How filling life with play-whether soccer or lawn mowing, counting sheep or tossing Angry Birds-forges a new path for creativity and joy in our impatient age Life is boring: filled with meetings and traffic, errands and emails. Nothing we'd ever ...
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The Well-Played Game: A Player's Philosophy

Bernard De Koven - 2013 - Games - Limited preview
In The Well-Played Game, games guru Bernard De Koven explores the interaction of play and games, offering players -- as well as game designers, educators, and scholars -- a guide to how games work. De Koven's classic treatise on how human beings ...
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Introduction to Many-Body Physics

Piers Coleman - 2015 - Science - Limited preview
A modern, graduate-level introduction to many-body physics in condensed matter, this textbook explains the tools and concepts needed for a research-level understanding of the correlated behavior of quantum fluids. Starting with an operator-based ...
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Brain Aging: Models, Methods, and Mechanisms

David R. Riddle - 2007 - Science - Limited preview
Recognition that aging is not the accumulation of disease, but rather comprises fundamental biological processes that are amenable to experimental study, is the basis for the recent growth of experimental biogerontology. As increasingly ...
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Video Games as Tools to Achieve Insight into Cognitive Processes

Walter R. Boot - 2015 - Limited preview
Though traditionally designed for entertainment, video games are being used more and more by psychologists to understand topics such as skill acquisition, cognitive capacity and plasticity, aging, individual differences, and development. The ...
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