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Waking, Dreaming, Being: Self and Consciousness in Neuroscience, Meditation, and Philosophy

by Evan Thompson & Stephen Batchelor Columbia University Press (November 11, 2014)

A renowned philosopher of the mind, also known for his groundbreaking work on Buddhism and cognitive science, Evan Thompson combines the latest neuroscience research on sleep, dreaming, and meditation with Indian...


Healthy Brain, Happy Life

by Wendy Suzuki & Billie Fitzpatrick Dey Street Books (May 19, 2015)

A neuroscientist transforms the way we think about our brain, our health, and our personal happiness in this clear, informative, and inspiring guide—a blend of personal memoir, science narrative, and immediately...


Tales from Both Sides of the Brain

by Michael S. Gazzaniga Ecco (February 03, 2015)

Michael S. Gazzaniga, one of the most important neuroscientists of the twentieth century, gives us an exciting behind-the-scenes look at his seminal work on that unlikely couple, the right and left brain. Foreword...


Blue Mind: The Surprising Science That Shows How Being Near, In, On, or Under Water Can Make You Happier, Healthier, More Connected, and Better at Wha

by Wallace J. Nichols & Céline Cousteau Little, Brown and Company (July 22, 2014)

A landmark book by marine biologist Wallace J. Nichols on the remarkable effects of water on our health and well-being.

Why are we drawn to the ocean each summer? Why does being near water set our minds and bodies...


The Tale of the Dueling Neurosurgeons: The History of the Human Brain as Revealed by True Stories of Trauma, Madness, and Recovery

by Sam Kean Little, Brown and Company (May 06, 2014)

The author of the bestseller The Disappearing Spoon reveals the secret inner workings of the brain through strange but true stories.

Early studies of the human brain used a simple method: wait for misfortune...


Organizing from the Right Side of the Brain

by Lee Silber St. Martin's Griffin (January 13, 2014)

Almost all the organizing books on the market today target the "left-brainer" - people who are generally disciplined, neat, and analytical. But for those who are more creative and spontaneous rather than logical...


Ending Parkinson's Disease

by Ray Dorsey, Todd Sherer, Michael S. Okun & Bastiaan R. Bloem PublicAffairs (March 16, 2020)

In this "must-read" guide (Lonnie Ali), four leading doctors and advocates offer a bold action plan to prevent, care for, and treat Parkinson's disease-one of the great health challenges of our time.

Brain diseases...


We Know It When We See It

by Richard Masland Basic Books (March 09, 2020)

A Harvard researcher investigates the human eye in this insightful account of what vision reveals about intelligence, learning, and the greatest mysteries of neuroscience.

Spotting a face in a crowd is so easy,...


Gender Mosaic

by Daphna Joel & Luba Vikhanski Little, Brown Spark (September 16, 2019)

With profound implications for our most foundational assumptions about gender, Gender Mosaic explains why there is no such thing as a male or female brain.

For generations, we've been taught that women and men...


Music & the Brain

by Scientific American & Suzie Althens Blackstone Publishing (July 21, 2020)

Neuroscientists have shown that music recruits nearly every area of the brain, fostering connections across different regions. In this book, we examine the latest imaging studies and discuss the effects of music...


Deviate

by Beau Lotto Hachette Books (April 25, 2017)

A groundbreaking look at the science of human perception and its effects on our reality

Beau Lotto, a world-renowned neuroscientist, entrepreneur, and two-time TED speaker, shows us that understanding how we...


The Tale of the Dueling Neurosurgeons

by Sam Kean & Henry Leyva Hachette Book Group (May 06, 2014)

From the author of the bestseller The Disappearing Spoon comes this tale of the brain and the history of neuroscience.

Early studies of the functions of the human brain used a simple method: wait for misfortune...


Sleepyhead

by Henry Nicholls Basic Books (September 03, 2018)

A narcoleptic's tireless journey through the neuroscience of disordered sleep

Whether it's a bout of bad jet lag or a stress-induced all-nighter, we've all suffered from nights that left us feeling less than...


Inventing Ourselves

by Sarah-Jayne Blakemore PublicAffairs (May 14, 2018)

A tour through the groundbreaking science behind the enigmatic, but crucial, brain developments of adolescence and how those translate into teenage behavior

The brain creates every feeling, emotion, and desire...


The Biological Mind

by Alan Jasanoff Basic Books (March 12, 2018)

A pioneering neuroscientist argues that we are more than our brains

To many, the brain is the seat of personal identity and autonomy. But the way we talk about the brain is often rooted more in mystical conceptions...


What It's Like to Be a Dog

by Gregory Berns Basic Books (September 04, 2017)

"Dog lovers and neuroscientists should both read this important book." -- Dr. Temple Grandin

What is it like to be a dog? A bat? Or a dolphin? To find out, neuroscientist and bestselling author Gregory Berns...


Consciousness Explained

by Daniel C. Dennett Little, Brown and Company (February 06, 2017)

"Brilliant...as audacious as its title....Mr. Dennett's exposition is nothing short of brilliant." --George Johnson, New York Times Book Review

Consciousness Explained is a a full-scale exploration of human consciousness....


The Secret Life of the Mind

by Mariano Sigman Little, Brown and Company (June 26, 2017)

From a world-renowned leader in neuroscience, a provocative, enthralling journey into the depths of the human mind.

Where do our thoughts come from? How do we make choices and trust our judgments? What is the...


Deviate

by Beau Lotto Hachette Books (April 24, 2017)

Beau Lotto, the world-renowned neuroscientist, entrepreneur, and two-time TED speaker, takes us on a tour of how we perceive the world, and how disrupting it leads us to create and innovate.

Perception is the...


The Biology of Desire

by Marc Lewis PublicAffairs (July 13, 2015)

Through the vivid, true stories of five people who journeyed into and out of addiction, a renowned neuroscientist explains why the "disease model" of addiction is wrong and illuminates the path to recovery.

...


The Happiness Hypothesis

by Jonathan Haidt Basic Books (December 25, 2006)

Jonathan Haidt skillfully combines two genres-philosophical wisdom and scientific research-delighting the reader with surprising insights. He explains, for example, why we have such difficulty controlling ourselves...


The Neurotourist

by Lone Frank Oneworld Publications (June 01, 2011)

Discover the true heart of humanity: the brain

Acclaimed journalist and intrepid brain "explorer" Lone Frank embarks on an incredible adventure to the frontiers of neuroscience to reveal how today's top scientists...


The Genius Within

by David Adam Pegasus Books (February 06, 2018)

In The Genius Within, David Adam explores the groundbreaking neuroscience of cognitive enhancement that is changing the way the brain and the mind works--to make it better, sharper, more focused and, yes, more...


The Boy Who Felt Too Much

by Lorenz Wagner & Leon Dische Becker Arcade (November 19, 2019)

An International Bestseller, the Story behind Henry Markram’s Breakthrough Theory about Autism, and How a Family’s Unconditional Love Led to a Scientific Paradigm Shift

Henry Markram is the Elon Musk of...


Imagination

by Jim Davies Pegasus Books (November 05, 2019)

The first-ever book on the science of imagination, which sheds light on both the complex inner-workings of our mind and the ways in which we can channel imagination for a better life. 

We don’t think of imagination...


Ending Parkinson's Disease

by Ray Dorsey, Todd Sherer, Bastiaan Bloem & Michael S. Okun et al. Public Affairs (March 17, 2020)

Four top experts provide a plan to help prevent the Parkinson's pandemic, improve care and treatment, and end the silence associated with this devastating disease

Brain diseases are now the world's leading source...


Above the Line

by Stephen Klemich, Mara Klemich & David Linski HarperAudio (January 07, 2020)

A leadership consultant and neuropsychologist identify the universal habits of the heart and mind--the keys to eliminating behavior patterns that hold us back, unlocking our true potential, and creating our...


The Brain Fog Fix

by Mike Dow Blackstone Publishing (September 15, 2015)

A new epidemic is sweeping the country. Some people call it ADHD, scatter brain, or brain fog. Some simply say they just don't feel like themselves--and haven't for a long time.

People are thinking and feeling...


First Bite

by Bee Wilson & Alison Larkin Blackstone Publishing (December 01, 2015)

We do not come into the world with an innate sense of taste and nutrition; as omnivores, we have to learn how and what to eat, how sweet is too sweet, and what food will give us the most energy for the coming...


Pleased to Meet Me

Brain Bugs

by Dean Buonomano & William Hughes Blackstone Publishing (July 11, 2011)

A lively, surprising tour of our mental glitches and how they arise

With its trillions of connections, the human brain is more beautiful and complex than anything we could ever build, but it’s far from perfect:...


Sleepyhead

by Henry Nicholls & Henry Drury Basic Books (September 04, 2018)

A narcoleptic's tireless journey through the neuroscience of disordered sleep

Whether it's a bout of bad jet lag or a stress-induced all-nighter, we've all suffered from nights that left us feeling less than...


Blue Mind

by Wallace J. Nichols & Céline Cousteau Little, Brown & Company (July 22, 2014)

A landmark book by marine biologist Wallace J. Nichols on the remarkable effects of water on our health and well-being.

Why are we drawn to the ocean each summer? Why does being near water set our minds and...


We Know It When We See It

by Richard Masland & Matt Kugler Basic Books (March 10, 2020)

A Harvard researcher investigates the human eye in this insightful account of what vision reveals about intelligence, learning, and the greatest mysteries of neuroscience.

Spotting a face in a crowd is so easy,...


Life Finds a Way

by Andreas Wagner & Alex Hyde-White Basic Books (June 11, 2019)

How the principles of biological innovation can help us overcome creative challenges in art, business, and science

In Life Finds a Way, biologist Andreas Wagner reveals the deep symmetry between innovation in...


Inventing Ourselves

by Sarah-Jayne Blakemore & Sarah Borges PublicAffairs (May 15, 2018)

A tour through the groundbreaking science behind the enigmatic, but crucial, brain developments of adolescence and how those translate into teenage behavior

The brain creates every feeling, emotion, and desire...


The Happiness Hypothesis

by Jonathan Haidt & Ryan Vincent Anderson Basic Books (June 12, 2018)

Jonathan Haidt skillfully combines two genres-philosophical wisdom and scientific research-delighting the reader with surprising insights. He explains, for example, why we have such difficulty controlling ourselves...


The Beautiful Brain

by Larry W. Swanson, Eric Newman, Alfonso Araque & Janet M. Dubinsky Abrams (January 16, 2017)

At the crossroads of art and science, Beautiful Brain presents Nobel Laureate Santiago Ramón y Cajal’s contributions to neuroscience through his groundbreaking artistic brain imagery.

 

Santiago Ramón y...


Ending Parkinson's Disease

by Ray Dorsey, Todd Sherer, Michael Okun & Bastiaan Bloem PublicAffairs (March 17, 2020)

Parkinson's Disease has reached pandemic levels. Four top researchers offers the tools to help prevent it, improve care and treatment, and end the silence associated with the disease.

Neurological disorders are...


The Boy Who Felt Too Much

by Lorenz Wagner & Leon Dische Becker Arcade (November 19, 2019)

An International Bestseller, the Story behind Henry Markram’s Breakthrough Theory about Autism, and How a Family’s Unconditional Love Led to a Scientific Paradigm Shift

Henry Markram is the Elon Musk of...


Life Finds a Way

by Andreas Wagner Basic Books (June 11, 2019)

How the principles of biological innovation can help us overcome creative challenges in art, business, and science

In Life Finds a Way, biologist Andreas Wagner reveals the deep symmetry between innovation in...


Little Steps, Big Faith

by Dawn Rundman Beaming Books (October 02, 2018)

From brain science to language development and social skills, we've never known more about how children's minds develop in the first five years of life. Yet with all the information available, Christian parents...


The Consciousness Instinct

by Michael S. Gazzaniga Farrar, Straus and Giroux (April 02, 2018)

"The father of cognitive neuroscience" illuminates the past, present, and future of the mind-brain problem

How do neurons turn into minds? How does physical "stuff"--atoms, molecules, chemicals, and cells--create...


Introducing Mind and Brain

by Angus Gellatly & Oscar Zarate Icon Books Ltd (April 05, 2018)

How do emotions affect your basic decision making? Why do certain smells prompt long-forgotten memories, and what makes us suddenly self-conscious?

How does the biological organ, the brain, give rise to all of...


Roots of Neuro-Linguistic Programming

by Robert Brian Dilts Dilts Strategy Group (December 18, 2017)

Intended to be an overall reference guide to all aspects of NLP theory and practice, Roots of Neuro-Linguistic Programming provides much of the important scientific background information that is not covered...


Focus in the Age of Distraction

by Jane Piper Panoma Press (January 11, 2018)

The world of work has changed but our ways of working haven’t kept pace. We are now working even harder, longer and at a faster pace than ever before. Longer hours and harder work aren’t going to give us...


The Brain in Minutes

by Rita Carter Quercus (June 05, 2018)


Leonardo's Brain

by Leonard Shlain Lyons Press (October 21, 2014)

Best-selling author Leonard Shlain explores the life, art, and mind of Leonardo da Vinci, seeking to explain his singularity by looking at his achievements in art, science, psychology, and military strategy...


The Neuro Edge

by Clive Hyland Panoma Press (April 03, 2017)

The Neuro Edge brings the complex world of neuroscience into everyday relevance for those engaged in leading, developing and supporting people in organisations. This book explains the inner workings of the brain...


Admissions

by Henry Marsh Thomas Dunne Books (October 02, 2017)

The 2017 National Book Critics Circle (NBCC) Finalist, International Bestseller, and a Kirkus Best Nonfiction Book of 2017!

"Marsh has retired, which means he's taking a thorough inventory of his life. His reflections...