SUMMARY: This well-constructed and engaging "flap book" is interesting, accurate and highly interactive -- a wonderful introduction to space for young children. Do you like flaps in your books? Even though I am an adult, I really like books with flaps. So knowing that, it's almost a foregone conclusion that I'd really enjoy Rob Lloyd Jones's new children's book, Look inside space [Usborne Publishing, 2012; Amazon UK; Amazon US]. That this is a children's science book makes it even better....
In the May 2013 graduation ceremony, the department conferred BS Biochemistry degrees to 56 students and PhD Biochemistry to 5 students. Previous graduating classes were approximately 40:60 men:women; the current class is just about even at 52:48 [same as the … Continue reading →
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Cognitive Enhancement, Rational Choice and Justification by Veljko Dubljević has been published in the most recent issue of Nueroethics: Abstract This paper examines the claims in the debate on cognitive enhancement in neuroethics that society wide pressure to enhance can...
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Making Habits, Breaking Habits
In his new book, Jeremy Dean--psychologist and author of PsyBlog--looks at how habits work, why they are so hard to change, and how to break bad old cycles and develop new healthy, creative, happy habits.
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The Bookseller, “Editor’s Pick,” 10/12/12
“Sensible and very readable…By far the most useful of this