The first half of this book will help you understand how the illusion that your conscious brain is the seat of decision-making actually works; the second half of this book […]
After a fascinating overview of quantum theory and split-brain studies, Gazzaniga slides into a series of conclusions, many of which are unsupported or even disproved by the same research he […]
I should have known by the subtitle that whatever information I got from this book would be buried in a multitude of tone-deaf (and sometimes conflicting) analogies written in an […]
As Wolf piled unsupportable assertions on top of interesting facts, I wished she’d been better able to discern the difference between her feelings and, well, science.
The only thing “unlocked” in this book that combines basic cancer information with a bland re-telling of his ex-wife’s cancer journey is my curiosity about why she divorced him.
The story of a white Seattleite who took it upon himself to record every piece of American Indian tradition (including over 40,000 photographs, 10,000 songs, language guides and ceremonies) that […]
With vivid descriptions that had me reading sentences out loud, Fonseca’s anthropologically-activist book situates itself in particularly violent, post-Soviet period to explore the culture and history of the Romani people […]
I loved the Part I of this book, in which Serano builds a passionate and cogent theory of transexuality, the feminine, sexism and cis-sexism via an academic review of the […]
If hospitals gathered and made public data on things like infection rates, accidents, and whether nurses think that there is a spirit of teamwork, most of us would refuse to […]
The hell with “freedom fries” – if I ever get pregnant, I’m moving to France, where people are reasonable.