Demystifies the teen brain by presenting new findings, dispelling widespread myths and providing practical advice for negotiating this difficult and dynamic life stage for both adults and teens.
Drawing on the latest research on the brain as well as historical accounts of patients and their treatments, an accomplished science writer shares his 20-year battle with obsessive-compulsive disorder and his unflinchingly honest attempt to understand the condition and his experiences.
John McQuaid investigates the mysteries of flavor, drawing on reportage from kitchens, markets, farms, labs and other sources to trace historical experiences while making predictions about how the sense of taste will evolve in coming decades.
In this memoir of geopolitical intrigue, the author tries to thwart a plan to make tigers into farm animals. Her efforts take her across Asia and Europe, from elephant back to presidential motorcade, and into the company of man-eaters, movie stars and world leaders.
Describes the author's time working as a basecamp doctor at Antarctica's Halley research station and his fascination with the emperor penguin community that shared the icy continent with him.
A twenty-first-century philosophical argument against mechanistic views of human life outlines expansive and advanced theories on human behavior to consider how humans are supremely different from all other species.
Based on original research and clinical experience, two experts in the field present a reassuring, empowering guide for parents that offers practical strategies for supporting girls as they enter puberty and helps them navigate through this complex stage of their lives.