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  • Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 2

    Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 2

    Genre: Science & Technology,Psychology
    Author: Havelock Ellis
    Duration: 16:17:07

    The second of six volumes, this volume covers in extensive detail the topic of Sexual Inversion, or homosexuality to give it a more current name. Written as an anthropological and psychological study from the point of view of Havelock, the famous British sexologist of the late 19th century, who was ... [ more ]

  • Religion and Science from Galileo to Bergson

    Religion and Science from Galileo to Bergson

    Genre: Science & Technology,History & Philosophy
    Author: John Charlton Hardwick
    Duration: 04:20:10

    This history of Western philosophy, published in 1920, explores the ways mankind has explained the natural world during the last few centuries, whether by spiritual interpretation or through advances in science. From the Preface: The chapters which follow are not intended as even a slight sketch of ... [ more ]

  • Art of Thinking Clearly

    Art of Thinking Clearly

    Genre: Science & Technology,Psychology,Social Science
    Author: Rolf Dobelli
    Duration: 07:51:00

    Have you ever . . . Invested time in something that, in hindsight, just wasn't worth it? Paid too much in an eBay auction? Continued to do something you knew was bad for you? Sold stocks too late, or too early? Taken credit for success, but blamed failure on external ... [ more ]

  • Teenage Brain: A Neuroscientist's Survival Guide to Raising Adolescents and Young Adults

    Teenage Brain: A Neuroscientist's Survival Guide to Raising Adolescents and Young Adults

    Genre: Science & Technology,Psychology,Science & Technology,Psychology,Science & Technology,Psychology,Science & Technology,Psychology
    Author: Frances E. Jensen, Amy Ellis Nutt
    Duration: 09:03:00

    Drawing on her research, knowledge, and clinical experience, internationally respected neurologist, and mother of two boys, Frances E. Jensen, MD, offers a revolutionary look at the adolescent brain, providing remarkable insights that translate into practical advice both for parents and teenagers. ... [ more ]

  • Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End

    Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End

    Genre: Science & Technology,Health and Medicine
    Author: Atul Gawande
    Duration: 09:06:00

    In Being Mortal, bestselling author Atul Gawande tackles the hardest challenge of his profession: how medicine can not only improve life but also the process of its ending. Medicine has triumphed in modern times, transforming birth, injury, and infectious disease from harrowing to manageable. ... [ more ]

  • Fabric of the Cosmos: Space, Time, and the Texture of Reality

    Fabric of the Cosmos: Space, Time, and the Texture of Reality

    Genre: Science & Technology,Astronomy & Physics,History & Philosophy
    Author: Brian Greene
    Duration: 22:49:00

    From Brian Greene, one of the world's leading physicists, comes a grand tour of the universe that makes us look at reality in a completely different way.Space and time form the very fabric of the cosmos. Yet they remain among the most mysterious of concepts. Is space an entity? Why does time have a ... [ more ]

  • Incognito

    Incognito

    Genre: Science & Technology,Psychology
    Author: David Eagleman
    Duration: 08:51:00

    If the conscious mind'the part you consider to be you'is just the tip of the iceberg, what is the rest doing? In this sparkling and provocative new book, the renowned neuroscientist David Eagleman navigates the depths of the subconscious brain to illuminate surprising mysteries: Why ... [ more ]

  • Social Intelligence: The New Science of Human Relationships

    Social Intelligence: The New Science of Human Relationships

    Genre: Science & Technology,Social Science
    Author: Daniel Goleman
    Duration: 12:06:00

    Emotional Intelligence was an international phenomenon, appearing on the New York Times bestseller list for over a year, and selling more than five million copies worldwide. Now, once again, Daniel Goleman presents groundbreaking work that synthesizes the latest findings in biology and brain science ... [ more ]

  • Marriage Rules

    Marriage Rules

    Genre: Relationships,Health, Mind, Body & Soul,Marriage, Family and Pets,Science & Technology,Psychology,Relationships,Health, Mind, Body & Soul,Marriage, Family and Pets,Science & Technology,Psychology
    Author: Harriet Lerner Ph. D.
    Duration: 05:17:00

    Following a unique format perfect for today's world, the renowned author of The Dance of Anger gives us more than one hundred rules that cover all the hot spots in long-term relationships. It's a go-to guide brimming with Lerner's signature clarity, wit, and warmth. Couples today operate in a time f ... [ more ]

  • Captured: A True Story of Abduction by Indians on the Texas Frontier

    Captured: A True Story of Abduction by Indians on the Texas Frontier

    Genre: History,North American,Science & Technology,Social Science
    Author: Scott Zesch
    Duration: 10:34:00

    Based on the life experiences of his great-great-great-uncle and his extensive research, Scott Zesch paints a vivid portrait of life on the Texas frontier in The Captured and offers one of the few nonfiction accounts of captivity. ... [ more ]

  • Soul of An Octopus: A Playful Exploration Into The Wonder Of Consciousness

    Soul of An Octopus: A Playful Exploration Into The Wonder Of Consciousness

    Genre: Science & Technology,Psychology
    Author: Sy Montgomery
    Duration: 09:12:00

    Sy Montgomery's popular 2011 Orion magazine piece, Deep Intellect, about her friendship with a sensitive, sweet-natured octopus named Athena and the grief she felt at her death, went viral, indicating the widespread fascination with these mysterious, almost alien-like creatures. Since then Sy has pr ... [ more ]

  • Gifted Hands

    Gifted Hands

    Genre: Biographies,Science & Technology,Health and Medicine,Memoir
    Author: Ben Carson M.D.
    Duration: 02:00:00

    In 1987, Dr. Benjamin Carson gained worldwide recognition for his part in the first successful separation of Siamese twins joined at the back of the head. The extremely complex and delicate operation, five months in the planning and twenty-two hours in the execution, involved a surgical plan that Ca ... [ more ]

  • On the Move: A Life

    On the Move: A Life

    Genre: Science & Technology,Psychology
    Author: Oliver Sacks
    Duration: 11:55:00

    When Oliver Sacks was twelve years old, a perceptive schoolmaster wrote in his report: Sacks will go far, if he does not go too far. It is now abundantly clear that Sacks has never stopped going. From its opening pages on his youthful obsession with motorcycles and speed, On the Move is infused with ... [ more ]

  • Where Good Ideas Come From: The Natural History of Innovation

    Where Good Ideas Come From: The Natural History of Innovation

    Genre: Science & Technology,Psychology,Science & Technology,Psychology
    Author: Steven Johnson
    Duration: 07:12:00

    One of our most innovative, popular thinkers takes on-in exhilarating style-one of our key questions: Where do good ideas come from? ... [ more ]

  • Justice: What's the Right Thing to Do?

    Justice: What's the Right Thing to Do?

    Genre: Science & Technology,History & Philosophy
    Author: Michael Sandel
    Duration: 11:03:00

    Michael J. Sandel shows how a surer grasp of philosophy can help us to make sense of politics, morality, and our own convictions. ... [ more ]

  • How the Mind Works

    How the Mind Works

    Genre: Science & Technology,Biology & Chemistry,Psychology
    Author: Steven Pinker
    Duration: 26:10:00

    In this delightful, acclaimed bestseller, one of the world's leading cognitive scientists tackles the workings of the human mind. What makes us rational-and why are we so often irrational? How do we see in three dimensions? What makes us happy, afraid, angry, disgusted, or sexually aroused? Why do w ... [ more ]

  • Story of Philosophy: The Lives and Opinions of the Greater Philosophers

    Story of Philosophy: The Lives and Opinions of the Greater Philosophers

    Genre: Science & Technology,History & Philosophy
    Author: Will Durant
    Duration: 19:31:00

    The product of eleven years of research, The Story of Philosophy is an endlessly inspiring and instructive chronicle of the world's greatest thinkers, from Socrates to Santayana. Written with exacting and scrupulous scholarship, it was designed both to command the respect of educators and to capture ... [ more ]

  • Initiative Psychic Energy

    Initiative Psychic Energy

    Genre: Science & Technology,Psychology
    Author: Warren Hilton
    Duration: 01:05:27

    Learn how to accomplish your goals through increasing your mental power, avoiding energy drains, and becoming more mentally efficient. (Summary by Andrea Fiore.) ... [ more ]

  • How We Got to Now: Six Innovations That Made the Modern World

    How We Got to Now: Six Innovations That Made the Modern World

    Genre: Science & Technology,Math & Technology
    Author: Steven Johnson
    Duration: 06:13:00

    From the New York Times-bestselling author of Where Good Ideas Come From and Everything Bad Is Good for You, a new look at the power and legacy of great ideas. In this illustrated volume, Steven Johnson explores the history of innovation over centuries, tracing facets of modern life (refrigera ... [ more ]

  • Who Rules the World?

    Who Rules the World?

    Genre: Science & Technology,Social Science
    Author: Noam Chomsky
    Duration: 10:13:23

    The world’s leading intellectual offers a probing examination of the waning American Century, the nature of U.S. policies post-9/11, and the perils of valuing power above democracy and human rights In an incisive, thorough analysis of the current international situation, Noam Chomsky argues tha ... [ more ]