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Best Pop Science Books

From behavioral economics to neuroscience to psychology to cognition and consciousness, these books describe how humans live in the world---and they do it without sucking!
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message 1: by Stemie (new)

Stemie The Red Queen should be on this list! In fact maybe I like Matt Ridley too much but The Rational Optimist should also be here. Oh and another great book called Sex at Dawn.

Great science books imo


message 2: by Mitali (new)

Mitali Guns, Germs and Steel is on the list twice (#2 & #13).


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