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Author: Karl Deisseroth
Release Date: June 15, 2021
In this groundbreaking portrait of the human mind, a renowned psychiatrist and neuroscientist explores the biological and physical nature of our inner worlds through poignant, and at times shocking, clinical stories.Karl Deisseroth has spent his life...
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Author: Vaclav Smil
Release Date: May 04, 2021
"There is no author whose books I look forward to more than Vaclav Smil."--Bill GatesAn essential guide to understanding how numbers reveal the true state of our world--exploring a wide range of topics including energy, the environment, technology, t...
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Author: Chiara Marletto
Release Date: May 04, 2021
From a young British scientist, a groundbreaking exploration of a radically different approach to physicsThere is a vast class of things that science has so far almost entirely neglected. They are central to the understanding of physical reality both...
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Author: Suzanne Simard
Release Date: May 04, 2021
From the world's leading forest ecologist who forever changed how people view trees and their connections to one another and to other living things in the forest--a moving, deeply personal journey of discoverySuzanne Simard is a pioneer on the fronti...
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Author: David Sloan Wilson | Narrator: René Ruiz
Release Date: March 30, 2021
With stories that entertain as much as they inform, renowned evolutionist David Sloan Wilson outlines the basic principles of evolution and shows how, when properly understood, they can illuminate the length and breadth of creation, from the ori...
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Author: David Eagleman | Narrator: David Eagleman
Release Date: August 25, 2020
"Eagleman renders the secrets of the brain’s adaptability into a truly compelling page-turner.” —Khaled Hosseini, author of The Kite Runner“Livewired reads wonderfully like what a book would be if it were written by ...
Author: Brian Greene | Narrator: Brian Greene
Release Date: March 10, 2020
Instant New York Times Best-seller From the world-renowned physicist and best-selling author of The Elegant Universe comes a captivating exploration of deep time and humanity's search for purpose."Few humans share Greene’s mastery of...
Author: Sasha Sagan | Narrator: Sasha Sagan
Release Date: October 22, 2019
"A charming book, ringing with the joy of existence." -- Richard Dawkins"This lyrical exploration of how we can find beauty in the natural world comes from the daughter of Carl Sagan . . . A wonderful gift for your favorite reader." --Good Housekeepi...
Author: Deepak Chopra, M.D. | Narrator: Deepak Chopra, M.D.
Release Date: October 01, 2019
Is it possible to venture beyond daily living and experience heightened states of awareness? In his latest book, Deepak Chopra says that higher consciousness is available here and now. “Metahuman helps us harvest peak expe...
Author: Bessel van der Kolk, M.D. and Elizabeth A. Stanley, PhD | Narrator: Fred Sanders and Elizabeth A. Stanley, PhD
Release Date: September 24, 2019
"I don't think I've ever read a book that paints such a complex and accurate landscape of what it is like to live with the legacy of trauma as this book does, while offering a comprehensive approach to healing."--from the foreword by Bessel van der K...
Author: Jamil Zaki | Narrator: Jamil Zaki
Release Date: June 04, 2019
“In this masterpiece, Jamil Zaki weaves together the very latest science with stories that will stay in your heart forever.”—Angela Duckworth, author of Grit Empathy is in short supply. We struggle to understand people who aren...
Author: Lee Smolin | Narrator: Katharine Lee McEwan
Release Date: April 09, 2019
A daring new vision of quantum theory from one of the leading minds of contemporary physicsQuantum physics is the golden child of modern science. It is the basis of our understanding of atoms, radiation, and so much else, from elementary particles an...