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Feeling & Knowing Cover
Author: Antonio Damasio
Release Date: March 16, 2021
From one of the world's leading neuroscientists--a succinct, illuminating, wholly engaging investigation of the phenomenon of consciousness.In recent decades, many philosophers and cognitive scientists have declared the question of consciousness unso...
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The World in Six Songs Cover
Author: Daniel J. Levitin | Narrator: Daniel J. Levitin
Release Date: February 16, 2021
The author of the New York Times bestseller This Is Your Brain on Music reveals music’s role in the evolution of human culture in this thought-provoking book that “will leave you awestruck” (The New York Times).Daniel J. Levitin's a...
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Chatter Cover
Author: Ethan Kross | Narrator: Ethan Kross
Release Date: January 26, 2021
An award-winning psychologist reveals the hidden power of our inner voice and shows how we can harness it to live a healthier, more satisfying, and more productive life.Tell a stranger that you talk to yourself, and you’re likely to get written...
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Drug Use for Grown-Ups Cover
Author: Dr. Carl L. Hart
Release Date: January 12, 2021
From one of the world's foremost experts on the effects of recreational drugs on the mind and body, a powerful argument that the greatest dangers from drugs flow from their being illegal, and a testament to how they can be part of a responsible and h...
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Author: David Eagleman | Narrator: David Eagleman
Release Date: August 25, 2020
What does drug withdrawal have in common with a broken heart? Why is the enemy of memory not time but other memories? How can a blind person learn to see with her tongue, or a deaf person learn to hear with his skin? Why did many people in the 1980s ...
Author: Mike McHargue | Narrator: Mike McHargue
Release Date: April 28, 2020
“Holding brain science in one hand and rich emotional presence in the other, this book feels timely and necessary.”—Shauna Niequist, New York Times bestselling author of Present Over PerfectWhy is there such a gap between what you w...
Author: Sally Shaywitz, M.D. and Jonathan Shaywitz MD | Narrator: Sally Shaywitz, M.D.
Release Date: March 24, 2020
From one of the world's preeminent experts on reading and dyslexia, the most comprehensive, up-to-date, and practical book available on identifying, understanding, and overcoming reading problems--now revised to reflect the latest research and eviden...
Author: Stanislas Dehaene | Narrator: Kaleo Griffith
Release Date: January 28, 2020
An illuminating dive into the latest science on our brain's remarkable learning abilities and the potential of the machines we program to imitate themThe human brain is an extraordinary machine. Its ability to process information and adapt to circums...
Author: Scott Grafton | Narrator: Jack Armstrong
Release Date: January 07, 2020
Elegantly written and deeply grounded in personal experience—works by Oliver Sacks come to mind—Physical Intelligence gives us a clear, illuminating examination of the intricate, mutually responsive relationship between the mind and the b...
Author: Daniel J. Levitin | Narrator: Daniel J. Levitin
Release Date: January 07, 2020
INSTANT TOP 10 BESTSELLER  *New York Times *USAToday *Washington Post *LA Times"Debunks the idea that aging inevitably brings infirmity and unhappiness and instead offers a trove of practical, evidence-based guidance for living longer and better...
Author: Philip Goff | Narrator: Maxwell Caulfield
Release Date: November 05, 2019
From a leading philosopher of the mind comes this lucid, provocative argument that offers a radically new picture of human consciousness--panpsychismUnderstanding how brains produce consciousness is one of the great scientific challenges of our age. ...
Author: Joseph LeDoux | Narrator: Fred Sanders
Release Date: August 27, 2019
A leading neuroscientist offers a history of the evolution of the brain from unicellular organisms to the complexity of animals and human beings todayRenowned neuroscientist Joseph LeDoux digs into the natural history of life on earth to provide a ne...