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Outliers: The Story of Success

Malcolm Gladwell - 2008 - Psychology - Limited preview
In this stunning bestseller, Malcolm Gladwell takes us on an intellectual journey through the world of "outliers"--the best and the brightest, the most famous and the most successful. His answer is that we pay too much attention to what ...

The Bell Curve: Intelligence and Class Structure in American Life

Richard J. Herrnstein, Charles Murray - 2010 - History - Limited preview
The controversial book linking intelligence to class and race in modern society, and what public policy can do to mitigate socioeconomic differences in IQ, birth rate, crime, fertility, welfare, and poverty.

The Red Queen: Sex and the Evolution of Human Nature

Matt Ridley - 2003 - Science - No preview available
Referring to Lewis Carroll's Red Queen from Through the Looking-Glass, a character who has to keep running to stay in the same place, Matt Ridley demonstrates why sex is humanity's best strategy for outwitting its constantly mutating internal ...

Information Theory, Inference and Learning Algorithms

David J. C. MacKay - 2003 - Computers - Limited preview
Fun and exciting textbook on the mathematics underpinning the most dynamic areas of modern science and engineering.

The Ancestor's Tale: A Pilgrimage to the Dawn of Evolution

Richard Dawkins, Yan Wong - 2005 - Science - Limited preview
A renowned biologist provides a sweeping chronicle of more than four billion years of life on Earth, shedding new light on evolutionary theory and history, sexual selection, speciation, extinction, and genetics.

Methods in Cognitive Linguistics

Monica Gonzalez-Marquez - 2007 - Language Arts & Disciplines - Limited preview
Methods in Cognitive Linguistics is an introduction to empirical methodology for language researchers. Intended as a handbook to exploring the empirical dimension of the theoretical questions raised by Cognitive Linguistics, the volume presents ...

The Blank Slate: The Modern Denial of Human Nature

Steven Pinker - 2003 - Psychology - Limited preview
In a study of the nature versus nurture debate, one of the world's foremost experts on language and the mind explores the modern self-denial of our basic human natures.

Computational Developmental Psychology

Thomas R. Shultz - 2003 - Psychology - Limited preview
An overview of the emerging discipline of computational developmental psychology, emphasizing the use of constructivist neural networks. Despite decades of scientific research, the core issues of child development remain too complex to be ...