Can’t Just Stop: An Investigation of Compulsions

Can’t Just Stop: An Investigation of Compulsions

The first book to examine the science behind both mild and extreme compulsive behavior—using fascinating case studies to understand its deeper meaning and reveal the truth about human compulsion. Whether shopping with military precision or hanging the tea towels just...
Ebola

Ebola

Where does Ebola originate? How does it spread? And what should governments do to stop it? Few people understand the answers to these questions better than Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Laurie Garrett. In this masterful account of the 1995 Ebola outbreak in Zaire,...
Your Best Brain Ever

Your Best Brain Ever

National Geographic presents a comprehensive guide to fighting mental decline. With cutting-edge neuroscience, information about Alzheimer’s, fascinating case studies, and tips to fight brain aging symptoms such as slower mental acuity and “senior...
The Moral Molecule

The Moral Molecule

Why do some people give freely while others are cold hearted? Why do some people cheat and steal while others you can trust with your life? Why are some husbands more faithful than others—and why do women tend to be more generous than men? Could they key to moral...
The Emotional Life of Your Brain

The Emotional Life of Your Brain

This long-awaited book by a pioneer in brain research offers a new model of our emotions- their origins, their power, and their malleability. For more than thirty years, Richard Davidson has been at the forefront of brain research. Now he gives us an entirely new...