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Why We Make Mistakes: How We Look Without Seeing, Forget Things in Seconds, and Are All Pretty Sure We Are Way Above Average
3.74
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Jan 11, 2011
 
On Intelligence
4.10
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Jan 11, 2011
 
Descartes' Error: Emotion, Reason and the Human Brain
3.95
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Jan 11, 2011
 
A General Theory of Love
4.12
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Jan 11, 2011
 
The God Delusion
3.90
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Mar 14, 2014
 
The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat and Other Clinical Tales
4.02
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Feb 01, 2013
 
Learning and Memory
4.00
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Jan 19, 2013
 
What Every Body is Saying: An Ex-FBI Agent's Guide to Speed-Reading People
3.87
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Dec 20, 2012
 
The Psychopath Test: A Journey Through the Madness Industry
3.88
Thought-provoking stories.
Jan 28, 2013
Jan 28, 2013
 
Human Sexuality Today, VangoBooks (6th Edition)
4.29
This ought to be a must-read.
May 24, 2013
May 24, 2013
 
The Most Human Human: What Talking with Computers Teaches Us About What It Means to Be Alive
3.91
You think you can think? Think again!
Jan 05, 2012
Jan 04, 2012
 
Turn Signals Are The Facial Expressions Of Automobiles
3.47
Very interesting and thought-provoking essays.
Oct 29, 2012
Oct 29, 2012
 
Brain Rules for Baby: How to Raise a Smart and Happy Child from Zero to Five
4.22
Every parent should read it. If you read it before becoming one - that's even better.
Nov 29, 2012
Dec 02, 2012
 
The Brain That Changes Itself: Stories of Personal Triumph from the Frontiers of Brain Science
4.22
Neuroplasticity in all its glory! The book offers a lot of interesting examples.
Jan 2013
Jan 01, 2013
 
Memory and attention; an introduction to human information processing
4.00
I really enjoyed this book, it provides some interesting experimental data. I'd love to read something similar that covers more recent papers from the...more
Oct 09, 2012
Oct 09, 2012
 
Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain
3.85
Oliver Sacks relies on his great story-telling abilities to share experience he has gathered throughout the years, describing various patients he work...more
Mar 12, 2013
Mar 12, 2013
 
Computer Power and Human Reason: From Judgement to Calculation
4.27
I really enjoyed this one, it covers the problem from many aspects and the author places a great emphasis on the moral side of the issue too.

Besides t...more
Nov 26, 2012
Nov 26, 2012
 
Iconoclast: A Neuroscientist Reveals  How to Think Differently
3.65
I originally wanted to give it 3 stars instead of 4, but that is because I knew many things from it after being exposed to other literature. Without t...more
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Jan 05, 2013
 
Don't Sleep, There Are Snakes: Life and Language in the Amazonian Jungle
3.83
I read this book in one breath, it is a very interesting account of one's attempt to understand a completely different culture and the observations th...more
Dec 26, 2012
Dec 26, 2012
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