The author of Thy Neighbor's Wife presents an exposé 35 years in the making, in which a man from Colorado reveals a secret so shocking that the author traveled across the country to verify it himself— and now, the man has finally decided to go public.
A U.S. release of an award-winning nature memoir from Stockholm chronicles the author's meditative, obsessive pursuit of hoverflies on a remote island in Sweden and how his findings have reflected the history of entomology.
A complexity scientist describes how our computer and technological systems have become too complex and interconnected for humans to fully understand or predict how they will function anymore and argues for a new framework that will make them simpler.
Looks at the current state of the scientific understanding of addiction, and offers a new way of understanding addiction as a kind of learning disorder, and goes over how treatments and policies can be adjusted according to this way of understanding.
Draws on the tandem sciences of child psychology and physical health to counsel parents on how to help their kids engage calmly when approaching social and educational challenges, exploring how to tap the potential of the body's stress responses and the power of the parent-child bond to promote well-being in family life. 5 diagrams. Illustrations. Tour.
The author of Second Nature challenges popular misconceptions to explore the complex lives of the planet's diverse fish species, drawing on the latest understandings in animal behavior and biology to reveal their self-awareness, elaborate courtship rituals and cooperative intelligence.
A neuroscientist uses her knowledge of brain science and biology to explain why dieting does not work and that a cycle of dieting and gaining is actually worse for one's health than being overweight.