A provocative and fascinating look at new discoveries about the brain that challenge our ethicsThe rapid advance of scientific knowledge has raised ethical dilemmas that humankind has never before had to address. Courageous and thought-provoking -- a work of enormous intelligence, insight, and importance -- this book explores the hitherto uncharted landscape where science and society intersect.
The Ethical Brain: The Science of Our Moral Dilemmas P.S. - . Our ever-increasing knowledge of the workings of the human brain can guide us in the formation of new moral principles in the twenty-first century.
A Colorful Introduction to the Anatomy of the Human Brain: A Brain and Psychology Coloring Book 2nd EditionPearson - Up-to-date information covers the latest findings. This hands-on workbook provides an easy and enjoyable means of learning and reviewing the fundamentals of human neuroanatomy through the acclaimed directed-coloring method. Thousands of people inquire about and buy a competitor to this book each year. A cover flap can cover the illustration's labels for easy self-testing.
Unique layout compared to the competition! Text is on the left page with illustration on facing page. Allyn Bacon.
I Contain Multitudes: The Microbes Within Us and a Grander View of LifeEcco - Joining the ranks of popular science classics like the botany of desire and The Selfish Gene, and vastly entertaining examination of the most significant revolution in biology since Darwin—a “microbe’s-eye view” of the world that reveals a marvelous, wondrously informative, a groundbreaking, radically reconceived picture of life on earth.
Every animal, or wasp, squid, whether human, is home to millions of bacteria and other microbes. Ed yong, prompts us to look at ourselves and our animal companions in a new light—less as individuals and more as the interconnected, whose humor is as evident as his erudition, interdependent multitudes we assuredly are.
I Contain Multitudes: The Microbes Within Us and a Grander View of Life - The microbes in our bodies are part of our immune systems and protect us from disease. In this astonishing book, ed yong takes us on a grand tour through our microbial partners, and introduces us to the scientists on the front lines of discovery. In the deep oceans, mysterious creatures without mouths or guts depend on microbes for all their energy.
. Bacteria provide squid with invisibility cloaks, help beetles to bring down forests, and allow worms to cause diseases that afflict millions of people. Many people think of microbes as germs to be eradicated, protect our health, shape our identities, but those that live with us—the microbiome—build our bodies, and grant us incredible abilities.
Allyn Bacon. It will change both our view of nature and our sense of where we belong in it.
What's Going on in There? : How the Brain and Mind Develop in the First Five Years of LifeBantam - This timely and important book shows parents the innumerable ways in which they can actually help their children grow better brains. Bantam. This remarkable book also discusses: how a baby's brain is "assembled" from scratch the critical prenatal factors that shapebrain development how the birthing process itself affects the brain which forms of stimulation are most effective at promoting cognitive development how boys' and girls' brains develop differently how nutrition, and other physical and social factors can permanently affect a child's brain Brilliantly blending cutting-edge science with a mother's wisdom and insight, stress, What's Going On in There? is an invaluable contribution to the nature versus nurture debate.
How much of her baby's development is genetically ordained--and how much is determined by environment? Is there anything parents can do to make their babies' brains work better--to help them become smarter, happier people? Drawing upon the exploding research in this field as well as the stories of real children, What's Going On in There? is a lively and thought-provoking book that charts the brain's development from conception through the critical first five years.
What's Going on in There? : How the Brain and Mind Develop in the First Five Years of Life - As a research neuroscientist, Lise Eliot has made the study of the human brain her life's work. And just as important, she was interested in finding out how her role as a nurturer can affect this complex process. Children's development is determined both by the genes they are born with and the richness of their early environment.
Allyn Bacon. In examining the many factors that play crucial roles in that process, motor skills, and mental functions such as attention, social and emotional behaviors, memory, language, What's Going On in There? explores the evolution of the senses, reasoning, and intelligence.
The First Idea: How Symbols, Language, and Intelligence Evolved from Our Primate Ancestors to Modern HumansDa Capo Press - In the childhood of every human being and at the dawn of human history there is an amazing and, unexplained leap from simple genetically programmed behavior to language, until now, symbolic thinking, and culture. In the first idea, stanley greenspan and stuart shanker explore this missing link and offer brilliant new insights into two longstanding questions: how human beings first create symbols and how these abilities evolved and were transmitted across generations over millions of years.
. From fascinating research into the intelligence of both human infants and apes, they identify certain cultural practices that are vitally important if we are to have stable and reflective future societies. Bantam. Allyn Bacon.
An Introduction to Brain and BehaviorWorth Publishers - Allyn Bacon. Now this acclaimed book returns in a thoroughly up-to-date new edition. Founders of a prestigious neuroscience institute at the University of Lethbridge in Alberta, Canada, Kolb and Whishaw are renowned as both active scientists and teachers. G. It also incorporates a distinctive clinical perspective, with examples showing students what happens when common neuronal processes malfunction.
Campbell teskey of the university of Calgary, also brings to the book a wealth of experience as a researcher and educator. Bantam. Campbell teskey, an introduction to Brain and Behavior offers a unique inquiry-based introduction to behavioral neuroscience, with each chapter focusing on a central question i.
An Introduction to Brain and Behavior - E. How does the Nervous System Function?". The new edition also has its own dedicated version of Worth Publishers’ breakthrough online course space, LaunchPad, giving it the most robust media component of any textbook for the course. From authors bryan Kolb and Ian Whishaw, and new coauthor G. Together, they are the ideal author team for guiding students from a basic understanding the biology of behavior to the very frontiers of some of the most exciting and impactful research being conducted today.
Life-Span Development, 13th EditionMcGraw-Hill - Allyn Bacon. At mcgraw-hill, we have spent thousands of hours with you and your students, working to understand the key needs and concerns you face in Human Development courses. Santrock's hallmark learning goals pedagogy provides a comprehensive roadmap to the text material, clearly pointing out the core concepts fundamental to students' learning and performance.
An adaptive diagnostic tool increases students' efficiency in studying by identifying what they know and don't know and providing in-the-moment guides to learning what they do not. And of course, all of this material is informed by life-span Development's unique board of expert contributors—a who's who of developmental psychology—who ensure the material is as accurate and up-to-date as possible.
The most common topics raised include managing the vast amount of content inherent to a Lifespan course and ensuring the dependability of the assigned material–is it current and accurate? The result of this research is John Santrock's Life-span Development. Life-span development ensures students complete and understand the assigned material in a number of ways.
Life-Span Development, 13th Edition - . This recurring theme of connections—developmental connections, Topical Connections, Connecting with Careers, Connecting Development to Life, and Connections through Research—ties together concepts from across chapters to reinforce the learning process and connects the material to students' everyday lives and future aspirations.
And the new milestones video and assessment program helps bring the course material to life, so your students can witness development as it unfolds. Bantam.
Who's in Charge?: Free Will and the Science of the BrainEcco - His well-reasoned case against the idea that we live in a “determined” world is fascinating and liberating, Antonio Damasio, solidifying his place among the likes of Oliver Sacks, V. S. Allyn Bacon. Ecco Press. Bantam. Gazzaniga has been called the “father of cognitive neuroscience. In his remarkable book, who’s in charge?, he makes a powerful and provocative argument that counters the common wisdom that our lives are wholly determined by physical processes we cannot control.
Ramachandran, and other bestselling science authors exploring the mysteries of the human brain. Big questions are Gazzaniga’s stock in trade. New york times“gazzaniga is one of the most brilliant experimental neuroscientists in the world. Tom wolfe“gazzaniga stands as a giant among neuroscientists, for both the quality of his research and his ability to communicate it to a general public with infectious enthusiasm.
Who's in Charge?: Free Will and the Science of the Brain - Robert bazell, nbc news the author of Human, Chief Science Correspondent, Michael S.
Deadly Feasts: The "Prion" Controversy and the Public's HealthSimon & Schuster - In a new afterword for the paperback, Rhodes reports the latest US and worldwide developments of a burgeoning global threat. Allyn Bacon. Ecco Press. Richard rhodes follows virus hunters on three continents as they track the emergence of a deadly new brain disease that first kills cannibals in New Guinea, then cattle and young people in Britain and France—and that has already been traced to food animals in the United States.
In this brilliant and gripping medical detective story. Bantam.
Trail Guide to the Body: How to Locate Muscles, Bones and MoreBooks of Discovery - With 504 pages and 1, 206 bones, 33 ligaments and 110 bony landmarks, 400 illustrations covering more than 162 muscles, this text provides an invaluable map of the body. Whether you are a massage therapist, physical therapist, sports trainer or student in any bodywork modality, Trail Guide to the Body is for you! Allyn Bacon.
This acclaimed book delivers beautifully illustrated information for learning palpation and the musculoskeletal system. Trail guide to the body, bones and more before you can assess or treat a muscle, 5th Edition, A hands-on guide to locating muscles, you first must be able to locate it. Trail guide to the body is a highly recommended textbook for the state licensing tests administered by both the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork NCBTMB and the Federation of State Massage Therapy Boards FSMTB and is one of only five books on their official examination reference lists.
Trail Guide to the Body: How to Locate Muscles, Bones and More - Ecco Press. In addition, the Board of Certification program for athletic trainers in the U. S. This new edition includes an extensive 56-page appendix that describes the common trigger point locations and pain patterns of 100 muscles. Bantam. Uses our high-quality Trail Guide to the Body illustrations in their various products, including exams.
The Last American ManRiverhead Books - Riverhead Trade. Bantam. For more than two decades he has lived there, making fire with sticks, wearing skins from animals he has trapped, and trying to convince Americans to give up their materialistic lifestyles and return with him back to nature. Ecco Press. To gilbert, conway's mythical character challenges all our assumptions about what it is to be a modern man in America; he is a symbol of much we feel how our men should be, but rarely are.
In 1977, at the age of seventeen, Conway left his family's comfortable suburban home to move to the Appalachian Mountains. Finalist for the national book awardfrom the new york times bestselling author of Eat Pray Love, Big Magic and City of Girls comes a riveting exploration of manhood and all its complicated meanings through the portrait of an American Mountain Man.
The Last American Man - In this rousing examination of contemporary American male identity, acclaimed author and journalist Elizabeth Gilbert explores the fascinating true story of Eustace Conway. Allyn Bacon.