The Shocking Corporate Takeover of Life Itself--and the Consequences for Your Health and Our Medical Future
The author of the National Book Critics Circle Award-winning Medical Apartheid examines the questionable legal, ethical and social aspects of how the pharmaceutical industry and other powerful interests have received patents for body tissues excised during surgery to further what the author believes to be commercial purposes.
Documents the stories of the women behind the famous multiple-personality-disorder case, contending that a large portion of the story was fabricated by a willing patient, her psychiatrist, and an ambitious journalist.
A psychologist draws on years of research to introduce his "machinery of the mind" model on human decision-making, revealing the faults and capabilities of intuitive versus logical thinking.
Reveals the origins of some of the world's most deadly viruses while explaining the link between modern life and global pandemic threats and shares insights into how developing technologies may counter potential threats.
Draws on a landmark study linking willpower to glucose levels, identifying the pivotal roles of healthy eating and sleeping in achieving personal goals while outlining strategic recommendations for establishing self-control habits.
The authors of the award-winning Welcome to Your Brain offer insight into the cognitive experiences of a child's growing mind while explaining how parents can know which scientific recommendations are factual, in a reference that covers topics ranging from sleep disorders and language development to gender differences and autism. 40,000 first printing.