The Ecological Revolution: Making Peace with the Planet

The Ecological Revolution: Making Peace with the Planet

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ISBN Code : 9781583671795
Book Author : John Bellamy Foster
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Total Pages : 598

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Since the atomic bomb made its first appearance on the world stage in 1945, it has been clear that we possess the power to destroy our own planet. What nuclear weapons made possible, global environmental crisis, marked especially by global warming, has now made inevitable--if business as usual continues.The roots of the present ecological crisis, John Bellamy Foster argues

The Human Amygdala

The Human Amygdala

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ISBN Code : 9781606230336
Book Author : Paul J. Whalen
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Total Pages : 343

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Building on pioneering animal studies, and making use of new, noninvasive techniques for studying the human brain, research on the human amygdala has blossomed in recent years. This comprehensive volume brings together leading authorities to synthesize current knowledge on the amygdala and its role in psychological function and dysfunction. Initial chapters discuss how ani

No Victims Only Survivors: Ten Lessons for Survival

No Victims Only Survivors: Ten Lessons for Survival

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ISBN Code : 9780977820702
Book Author : Deborah Scaling Kiley
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Total Pages : 271

No Victims Only Survivors: Ten Lessons for Survival Book Detail/ Review :

Debbie Kiley is a survivor. Thrust into the middle of the Atlantic Ocean after a shipwreck, adrift for days in a rubber dinghy in shark-infested waters, Kiley survived, while three of her shipmates died before her eyes. Her story, in large part, is about the superhuman feats of endurance the body is capable of in order to continue to exist.But Kiley did not just survive sh

The Quest for Consciousness: A Neurobiological Approach

The Quest for Consciousness: A Neurobiological Approach

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ISBN Code : 9780974707709
Book Author : Christof Koch
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Total Pages : 221

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About the AuthorBorn in 1956 in the American Midwest, Christof Koch grew up in Holland, Germany, Canada, and Morocco, where he graduated from the Lycee Descartes in 1974. He studied physics and philosophy at the University of Tubingen in Germany and was awarded his Ph.D. in biophysics in 1982. He is now the Lois and Victor Troendle Professor of Cognitive and Behavioral Bio

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