Wild Life of Our Bodies
Predators, Parasites, and Partners That Shape Who We Are Today
Paperback ISBN: 0061806463
In this insightful, thoroughly researched book, a biologist makes us aware of the known and potential consequences of our changing relationships with nature and our interactions with other species, emphasizing the importance of reconnecting with the web of life. 25,000 first printing.
Pick Your Yoga Practice
Exploring and Understanding Different Styles of Yoga
1st Edition Paperback ISBN: 1608681807
"Helps readers understand their options among different styles of yoga. Profiles seven prominent styles in depth and ten others briefly, including their history, philosophical and spiritual underpinnings, level of physical exertion, and what to expect ina typical class"--Provided by publisher.
The Creative Brain
The Science of Genius
Paperback ISBN: 0452287812
A revolutionary analysis of the nature of genius draws on the latest neuroscientific research to propose that a genius is able to tap into the unconscious mind in ways that the normal person cannot, allowing unique creative breakthroughs, and examines the link between creativity and mental illness and ways to enhance personal creative potential. Originally published as The Creating Brain. Reprint. 25,000 first printing.
The Invisible History of the Human Race
How DNA and History Shape Our Identities and Our Futures
Paperback ISBN: 0143127926
"How biology, psychology, and history shape us as individuals We are doomed to repeat history if we fail to learn from it, but how are we affected by the forces that are invisible to us? In The Invisible History of the Human Race Christine Kenneally draws on cutting-edge research to reveal how both historical artifacts and DNA tell us where we come from and where we may be going. While some books explore our genetic inheritance and popular television shows celebrate ancestry, this is the first book to explore how everything from DNA to emotions to names and the stories that form our lives are all part of our human legacy. Kenneally shows how trust is inherited in Africa, silence is passed down in Tasmania, and how the history of nations is written in ourDNA. From fateful, ancient encounters to modern mass migrations and medical diagnoses, Kenneally explains how the forces that shaped the history of the world ultimately shape each human who inhabits it"--Provided by publisher.
How We Decide
Hardcover ISBN: 0618620117
A fascinating journey inside the human mind draws on the latest tools of neuroscience to explore the decision-making process as a blend of both feeling and reason and, utilizing cutting-edge research, explains how we can make better decisions. By the author of Proust Was a Neuroscientist.
Body in Motion
Paperback ISBN: 0789484005
Based on the Pilates Method, which focuses on precision and awareness, strengthening not only the body but the mind as well, an excellent guide to this exercise technique, that has been used by dancers, athletes, and celebrities for years, features step-by-step mat-work exercises and a vast array of programs, from beginner to advanced. Original.
The 30 Day Total Health Makeover
Everything You Need to Do to Change Your Body, Your Health, and Your Life in 30 Amazing Days
Paperback ISBN: 006103133x
Offers a health and fitness program that encompasses motivational tips, day-to-day goals, shopping lists, exercise ideas, beauty tips, special occasion menus, and recipes for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
The Secret Life of the Grown-up Brain
The Surprising Talents of the Middle-aged Mind
Paperback ISBN: 0143118870
Draws on new research to examine the brain's peak capacity in middle age, explaining how a growth of white matter and brain connectors enables improved judgment, cognitive function, and problem solving.