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Sensual Intelligence: An Introduction To Your Body's Language

by Natalie Geld

Are you aware of the language your body expresses, and how it affects your relationships and experience? How can you develop the INTIMACY you crave when you are dissociated from YOUR OWN BODY? When you touch...


Faster, Higher, Stronger: How Sports Science Is Creating a New Generation of Superathletes--and What We Can Learn from Them

by Mark McClusky

A New York Times bestseller

“A smart and important book.”—Gretchen Reynolds, author of The First 20 Minutes

 

Publications as varied as Wired, Men’s Fitness, and The New Yorker are abuzz over the New York...


Science's Blind Spot: The Unseen Religion of Scientific Naturalism

by Cornelius Hunter

The award winning author of Darwin's God exposes the religious presuppositions of scientific naturalism and suggests a solution.


Ultrastructure Atlas of Human Tissues

by Fred Hossler

Ultrastructure Atlas of Human Tissues presents a variety of scanning and transmission electron microscope images of the major systems of the human body. Photography with the electron microscope records views...


The Quest for Immortality: Science at the Frontiers of Aging

by Bruce A. Carnes & S. Jay Olshansky

"This is by far the best book I've read on the science of aging."—Andrew Weil, M.D. "Life-span Truth Will Set You Free from Age-old Worries," announced the Chicago Tribune upon the first publication of this...


Finger Prints: The Classic 1892 Treatise

by Francis Galton

Landmark discusses the evidence validating fingerprints as a means of personal identification, permanence of the fingerprint characteristics, uniqueness of an assemblage of ridge details, more. 34 tables. 15...


The Nature of Visual Illusion

by Mark Fineman

Fascinating, profusely illustrated study explores the psychology and physiology of vision, including light and color, motion receptors, the illusion of movement, much more. Over 100 illustrations.


Vertebrate Endocrinology

by David O. Norris & James A. Carr

Vertebrate Endocrinology represents more than just a treatment of the endocrine system-it integrates hormones with other chemical bioregulatory agents not classically included with the endocrine system. It provides...


The Secret Life of the Grown-up Brain: The Surprising Talents of the Middle-Aged Mind

by Barbara Strauch

A leading science writer examines how the brain's capacity reaches its peak in middle age

For many years, scientists thought that the human brain simply decayed over time and its dying cells led to memory...


Adam's Navel: A Natural and Cultural History of the Human Form

by Michael Sims

In this amusing and brilliantly conceived book, Michael Sims introduces you to your body. Moving from head to toe, Sims blends cultural history with evolutionary theory to produce a wonderfully original narrative...


Anatomy 360: The Ultimate Visual Guide to the Human Body

by Jamie Roebuck & Lorna Stevenson

Our bodies are a mystery to us. We may see our arms and legs move, but we have no idea how the muscles beneath look as they contract. We know that our stomachs digest food and our hearts pump blood throughout...


Gut Feelings: The Intelligence of the Unconscious

by Gerd Gigerenzer

Why is split second decision-making superior to deliberation? Gut Feelings delivers the science behind Malcolm Gladwell?s Blink

Reflection and reason are overrated, according to renowned psychologist Gerd Gigerenzer....


The Story of the Human Body: Evolution, Health, and Disease

by Daniel Lieberman

In this landmark book of popular science, Daniel E. Lieberman—chair of the department of human evolutionary biology at Harvard University and a leader in the field—gives us a lucid and engaging account of...


Anatomy of a Scientific Discovery: The Race to Find the Body's Own Morphine

by Jeff Goldberg

In late 1973, scientists John Hughes and Hans Kosterlitz spent the majority of their time in an underfunded, obscure, and cramped laboratory in Aberdeen, Sweden. While working on the brains of pigs, the duo...


My Stroke of Insight: A Brain Scientist's Personal Journey

by Ph.D., Jill Bolte Taylor

The astonishing New York Times bestseller that chronicles how a brain scientist's own stroke led to enlightenment

On December 10, 1996, Jill Bolte Taylor, a thirty-seven- year-old Harvard-trained brain scientist...


First Book in Physiology and Hygiene

by John Harvey Kellogg

This book is intended for children. The special object which the author has aimed to accomplish in the preparation of this work are: To present in a simple manner such anatomical and physiological facts as shall...


The Electric Meme: A New Theory of How We Think

by Robert Aunger

From biology to culture to the new new economy, the buzzword on everyone's lips is "meme." How do animals learn things? How does human culture evolve? How does viral marketing work? The answer to these disparate...


The Sports Gene: Inside the Science of Extraordinary Athletic Performance

by David Epstein

The New York Times bestseller – with a new afterword about early specialization in youth sports.

The debate is as old as physical competition. Are stars like Usain Bolt, Michael Phelps, and Serena Williams...


Laughter: A Scientific Investigation

by RobertR. Provine

Do men and women laugh at the same things?

Is laughter contagious?

Has anyone ever really died laughing?

Is laughing good for your health?

Drawing upon ten years of research into this most common-yet complex and...


Any Body's Guess!: Quirky Quizzes About What Makes You Tick

by Michael J. Rosen

Part brainy quiz book, part brawny stand-up comedy, and all one hysterical anatomy lesson, Any Body's Guess!: Quirky Quizzes About What Makes You Tick poses 100 questions about this amazing machine, the human...