Brain Book Lists

Freakonomics by Steven D. LevittGuns, Germs, and Steel by Jared DiamondOutliers by Malcolm GladwellThe Elegant Universe by Brian GreeneThe Greatest Show on Earth by Richard Dawkins
Best Pop Science Books
83 books — 89 voters
The Power of Habit by Charles DuhiggThe Brain That Changes Itself by Norman DoidgeBuddha's Brain by Rick HansonChange Your Brain, Change Your Life by Daniel G. AmenSocial by Matthew D. Lieberman
Neuroplasticity
46 books — 64 voters

The God Delusion by Richard DawkinsGod is Not Great by Christopher HitchensThe Invention of Religion by Alexander DrakeThe Last Dragon Slayer by Martyn StanleyThe Invention of Christianity by Alexander Drake
Atheistic books
84 books — 48 voters
The Power of Myth by Joseph CampbellThe Hero With a Thousand Faces by Joseph CampbellThe Selfish Gene by Richard DawkinsThe Third Chimpanzee by Jared DiamondThe Story of Philosophy by Will Durant
How we see the world
66 books — 42 voters

Concepts, Kinds, and Cognitive Development by Frank C. KeilCellular Biology by April Chloe TerrazasHow Children Learn the Meanings of Words by Paul BloomWords, Thoughts, and Theories by Alison GopnikHow Children Develop by Robert S. Siegler
Best Cognitive Development Books
37 books — 22 voters
Incognito by David EaglemanWhat's Behind Your Belly Button? A Psychological Perspective ... by Martha Char LoveConsciousness in Four Dimensions by Richard M. PicoThe Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat and Other Clinical Tales by Oliver SacksAnimals in Translation by Temple Grandin
The Brain
22 books — 15 voters

The Futurological Congress by Stanisław LemVurt by Jeff NoonDoorways in the Sand by Roger ZelaznyBuddha's Little Finger by Victor PelevinVultures' Descent by Theodore Scott
Best Psychedelic Science Fiction
17 books — 12 voters
The Heart is a Lonely Hunter by Carson McCullersHeart of Darkness and the Congo Diary by Joseph ConradGut Symmetries by Jeanette WintersonThe Heart of the Matter by Graham GreeneZombie Haiku by Ryan Mecum
Body Organs
117 books — 11 voters

If I Stay by Gayle FormanHit and Run by Lurlene McDanielIf I Stay by Gayle FormanWould You by Marthe JocelynBroken Butterfly by Karin Finell
Coma Books
14 books — 5 voters

The Light in the Piazza by Elizabeth SpencerThe Day My Brain Exploded by Ashok RajamaniShadows Bright as Glass by Amy Ellis NuttPhineas Gage by John FleischmanStuck in Neutral by Terry Trueman
Brain Damage
22 books — 3 voters
The Examined Life by Stephen GroszJust Babies by Paul BloomThe Analogical Mind by Dedre GentnerIncognito by David EaglemanEmotions Revealed by Paul Ekman
Head Science
15 books — 2 voters


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