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What's next? : dispatches on the future of science : [original essays from a new generation of scientists] / edited by Max Brockman
Book | Vintage Books | 2009
Available at PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor (500 WHA)

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xv, 237 p. ; 21 cm.
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references.
Contents
Will we decamp for the Northern Rim / Laurence C. Smith -- Mirror neurons : are we ethical by nature? / Christian Keysers -- How to enhance human beings / Nick Bostrom -- Our place in an unnatural universe / Sean Carroll -- Just what is dark energy? / Stephon H.S. Alexander -- Development of the social brain in adolescence / Sarah-Jayne Blakemore -- Watching minds interact / Jason P. Mitchell -- What makes big ideas stocky? / Matthew D. Lieberman -- Fruit flies of the moral mind / Joshua D. Greene -- How does our language shape the way we think / Lera Boroditsky -- Memory enhancement, memory erasure : the future of our past / Sam Cooke -- The vital importance of imagination / Deena Skolnick Weisberg -- Brain time / David M. Eagleman -- Out of our minds : how did Homo sapiens come down from the trees, and why did no one follow? / Vanessa Woods and Brain Hare -- The aliens among us / Nathan Wolfe -- How did the social insects become social? / Seirian Sumner -- Extinction and the evolution of humankind / Katerina Harvati -- Why hasn't specialization led to the Balkanization of science? / Gavin Schmidt.
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9780307389312 : $15.00
0307389316
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