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  1. Too Much and Never Enough: How My Family Created the World's Most Dangerous Man Audiobook Too Much and Never Enough: How My Family Created the World's Most Dangerous Man
  2. The Sin Eater Audiobook The Sin Eater
  3. Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You: A Remix of the National Book Award-winning Stamped from the Be Audiobook Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You: A Remix of the National Book Award-winning Stamped from the Be
  4. Near Dark: A Thriller Audiobook Near Dark: A Thriller
  5. Coming Home to Island House Audiobook Coming Home to Island House
  6. Outsider: A Novel of Suspense Audiobook Outsider: A Novel of Suspense
  7. What You Wish For: A Novel Audiobook What You Wish For: A Novel
  8. The Alchemist Audiobook The Alchemist
  9. Relationship Goals: How to Win at Dating, Marriage, and Sex Audiobook Relationship Goals: How to Win at Dating, Marriage, and Sex
  10. Tempt Me Audiobook Tempt Me
Brilliant Green: The Surprising History and Science of Plant Intelligence Audiobook

Brilliant Green: The Surprising History and Science of Plant Intelligence

Author: Alessandra Viola, Stefano Mancuso Narrator: Mike Chamberlain Release Date: June 2020

Are plants intelligent? Can they solve problems, communicate, and navigate their surroundings? Or are they passive, incapable of independent action or social behavior? Philosophers and scientists have pondered these questions since ancient Greece, most often concluding that plants are unthinking and inert: they are too silent, too sedentary-just too different from us. Yet discoveries over the past fifty years have challenged these ideas, shedding new light on the extraordinary capabilities and complex interior lives of plants. In Brilliant Green, Stefano Mancuso, a leading scientist and founder of the field of plant neurobiology, presents a new paradigm in our understanding of the vegetal world. Combining a historical perspective with the latest in plant science, Mancuso argues that, due to cultural prejudices and human arrogance, we continue to underestimate plants. In fact, they process information, sleep, remember, and signal to one another-showing that, far from passive machines, plants are intelligent and aware. Through a survey of plant capabilities from sight and touch to communication, Mancuso challenges our notion of intelligence, presenting a vision of plant life that is more sophisticated than most imagine.

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Psychology 101: How to Understand Yourself and Others Audiobook

Psychology 101: How to Understand Yourself and Others

Author: Nathan Dewall Narrator: Nathan Dewall Release Date: June 2020

Join the co-author of the world's bestselling psychology textbook in exploring the secrets of human psychology. Understanding our thoughts and emotions is essential to living our best lives. From infancy through old age, psychology affects our relationships, achievements, and sense of overall well-being. In this compelling audio course, Professor Nathan DeWall equips you with powerful tools that can help you achieve self-knowledge. Psychology is a science and uses the same methods as other sciences. But there is a big difference: many psychological topics are difficult to evaluate and measure. Some of our most valuable qualities--self-esteem, memory, emotion, thinking, personality--seem ineffable. Through Prof. DeWall, you will get a backstage pass to many of the mind's mysteries, including why some people are prone to depression, why some therapies work while others donÕt, and why some romantic relationships succeed while others flop. By understanding psychology as a science, you will have a better understanding of yourself and the world around you. In this engaging 24-lecture course, Prof. DeWall takes you on a wild ride through the mind. Incorporating vivid case studies and psychological research, the lectures challenge you to reconsider what you think you know about the mind and offer practical tools to improve your daily life. Listen today for an in-depth look at the human mind and its profound mysteries. This course is part of the Learn25 collection.

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A Place in History: The Biography of John C. Kendrew Audiobook

A Place in History: The Biography of John C. Kendrew

Author: Paul M. Wassarman Narrator: Jonathan Cowley Release Date: May 2020

John C. Kendrew (1917-1997) was a pioneer in structural biology and a catalyst for the emergence of molecular biology in the second half of the twentieth century. He was the first person to determine the three-dimensional structure of a protein at atomic resolution and, for this, was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1962. Kendrew ultimately became an international organizer, administrator, and advocate for science, and his expansive legacy lives on today. In this book, Paul M. Wassarman, a postdoctoral fellow with Kendrew in the late 1960s, delves into Kendrew's personal and scientific life to uncover the background, traits, and experiences of the man responsible for so many achievements within science and beyond. Wassarman shares previously unpublished stories of Kendrew, including his vital role in the rise of molecular biology at three world-famous scientific institutions: the Cavendish Laboratory, Laboratory of Molecular Biology, and European Laboratory of Molecular Biology. Kendrew was an unwavering advocate for British and European science and one of the most gifted, influential, and accomplished figures in twentieth century science. A Place in History is a groundbreaking account of Kendrew's life that is perfect for anyone interested in learning about the person behind the many achievements.

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Language Unlimited: The Science Behind Our Most Creative Power Audiobook

Language Unlimited: The Science Behind Our Most Creative Power

Author: David Adger Narrator: David Adger Release Date: May 2020

All humans, but no other species, have the capacity to create and understand language. It provides structure to our thoughts, allowing us to plan, communicate, and create new ideas, without limit. Yet we have only finite experiences, and our languages have finite stores of words. Where does our linguistic creativity come from? How does the endless scope of language emerge from our limited selves? Drawing on research from neuroscience, psychology, and linguistics, David Adger takes the listener on a journey to the hidden structure behind all we say (or sign) and understand. Along the way you'll meet children who created language out of almost nothing, and find out how new languages emerge using structures found in languages spoken continents away. David Adger will show you how the more than 7000 languages in the world appear to obey the same deep scientific laws, how to invent a language that breaks these, and how our brains go crazy when we try to learn languages that just aren't possible. You'll discover why rats are better than we are at picking up certain language patterns, why apes are far worse at others, and how artificial intelligences, such as those behind Alexa and Siri, understand language in a very un-human way.

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From Here to There: The Art and Science of Finding and Losing Our Way Audiobook

From Here to There: The Art and Science of Finding and Losing Our Way

Author: Michael Bond Narrator: Pete Cross Release Date: May 2020

How is it that we can walk unfamiliar streets while maintaining a sense of direction? How can we come up with shortcuts on the fly, in places we've never traveled? The answer is the complex mental map in our brains. This feature of our cognition is easily taken for granted, but it's also critical to our species' evolutionary success. In From Here to There, Michael Bond tells stories of the lost and found?Polynesian sailors, orienteering champions, early aviators?and surveys the science of human navigation.Navigation skills are deeply embedded in our biology. The ability to find our way over large distances in prehistoric times gave Homo sapiens an advantage, allowing us to explore the farthest regions of the planet. Wayfinding also shaped vital cognitive functions outside the realm of navigation, including abstract thinking, imagination, and memory. Bond brings a reporter's curiosity and nose for narrative to the latest research from psychologists, neuroscientists, animal behaviorists, and anthropologists. He also turns to the people who design and expertly maneuver the world we navigate: search-and-rescue volunteers, cartographers, ordnance mappers, urban planners, and more. The result is a global expedition that furthers our understanding of human orienting in natural and built environments.

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Teaming With Nutrients: The Organic Gardener's Guide to Optimizing Plant Nutrition Audiobook

Teaming With Nutrients: The Organic Gardener's Guide to Optimizing Plant Nutrition

Author: Jeff Lowenfels Narrator: Chris Lutkin Release Date: May 2020

Most gardeners realize that plants need to be fed but know little to nothing about the nature of the nutrients involved or how they get into plants. Teaming with Nutrients explains how nutrients move into plants and what both macro-nutrients and micro-nutrients do once inside. It shows organic gardeners how to provide these essentials. To fully explain how plants eat, Lowenfels uses his ability to make science accessible with lessons in biology, chemistry, and botany that all gardeners need to know to understand how nutrients get to the plant and what they do once they're inside it.Teaming with Nutrients will open your eyes to the importance of understanding the role of nutrients in healthy, productive organic gardens, and it will show you how these nutrients do their jobs. In short, it will make you a better informed, more successful, and more environmentally responsible gardener.

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Wired for Intimacy: How Pornography Hijacks the Male Brain Audiobook

Wired for Intimacy: How Pornography Hijacks the Male Brain

Author: William M. Struthers Narrator: Clayton Butcher Release Date: May 2020

Pornography is powerful. Our contemporary culture as been pornified, and it shapes our assumptions about identity, sexuality, the value of women, and the nature of relationships. Countless Christian men struggle with the addictive power of porn. But common spiritual approaches of more prayer and accountability groups are often of limited help.In this book, neuroscientist and researcher William Struthers explains how pornography affects the male brain and what we can do about it. Because we are embodied beings, viewing pornography changes how the brain works, how we form memories and make attachments. By better understanding the biological realities of our sexual development, we can cultivate healthier sexual perspectives and interpersonal relationships. Struthers exposes false assumptions and casts a vision for a redeemed masculinity, showing how our sexual longings can actually propel us toward sanctification and holiness in our bodies.

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Junk DNA: A Journey Through the Dark Matter of the Genome Audiobook

Junk DNA: A Journey Through the Dark Matter of the Genome

Author: Nessa Carey Narrator: Nano Nagle Release Date: May 2020

From the author of the acclaimed The Epigenetics Revolution comes another thrilling exploration of the cutting edge of human science. For decades after the structure of DNA was identified, scientists focused purely on genes, the regions of the genome that contain codes for the production of proteins. Other regions - 98% of the human genome - were dismissed as 'junk'. But in recent years researchers have discovered that variations in this 'junk' DNA underlie many previously intractable diseases, and they can now generate new approaches to tackling them. Nessa Carey explores the incredible story behind a controversy that has generated unusually vituperative public exchanges between scientists. She shows how junk DNA plays an important role in areas as diverse as genetic diseases, viral infections, sex determination in mammals, human biological complexity, disease treatments, even evolution itself - and reveals how we are only now truly unlocking its secrets, more than half a century after Crick and Watson won their Nobel prize for the discovery of the structure of DNA in 1962. "A cutting-edge, exhaustive guide to the rapidly changing, ever-more mysterious genome" -NEW SCIENTIST

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On Pandemics: Deadly Diseases from Bubonic Plague to Coronavirus Audiobook

On Pandemics: Deadly Diseases from Bubonic Plague to Coronavirus

Author: David Waltner-Toews Narrator: David Godfrey Release Date: May 2020

Authored by a leading epidemiologist, this engrossing book answers our questions about animal diseases that jump to humans-called zoonoses-including what attracts them to humans, why they have become more common in recent history, and how we can keep them at bay. Almost all pandemics and epidemics have been caused by diseases that come to us from animals, including SARS, Ebola, and-now-Covid-19. Epidemiologist, veterinarian, and ecosystem health specialist, David Waltner-Toews, gathers the latest research to profile dozens of illnesses in On Pandemics. Chapters are broken into short, dynamic explainers, each one tackling a different disease. Readers will discover: - Why zoonotic diseases jump from animals to humans-and why some decide to stick around for good. - How governments have responded to pandemics and epidemics throughout history, for better or for worse. - The role of climate change, industrialized farming, cultural practices, biodiversity loss, and globalization in making these diseases not only possible, but inevitable outcomes of our modern lifestyles. Coronaviruses, such as those that cause SARS and Covid-19, have made bats their home for centuries. Until SARS came along, we didn't know they were there, nor do we know how many other death-dealing viruses might be living undetected in wildlife. On Pandemics shows the greater impact of animal-borne diseases on our world, and encourages us to re-examine our role in pandemics, if not for our own health, then for the health of our planet. Published originally in 2007 as The Chickens Fight Back: Pandemic Panics and Deadly Diseases that Jump from Animals to Humans, this book has been updated in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Telomeres and Longevity Audiobook

Telomeres and Longevity

Author: Martin K. Ettington Narrator: Martin K. Ettington Release Date: May 2020

What are Telomeres and Why are they so Important for our body’s health? This book provides answers to those questions, reviews current telomere research, and discusses supplements we can take to increase the length of our Telomeres. Detailed information on the Telomere supplements currently on the market is also provided and we make recommendations based on the currently available data.

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LE POUVOIR DE L'AUTODISCIPLINE: l'art de tout accomplir sans limite Audiobook

LE POUVOIR DE L'AUTODISCIPLINE: l'art de tout accomplir sans limite

Author: Achille Wealth, Ph.D. Narrator: David Miles Release Date: May 2020

Sans autodiscipline, tous les enseignements de motivation et les stratégies de gestion du temps dans le monde ne seront jamais efficaces. Vous pouvez continuer à jouer avec des mots comme le changement, l'effort, le courage, pas d'excuses, le désir d'améliorer, être persistant et vous fixez des objectifs sur tout ce que vous voulez. Il est facile de prononcer ces mots, mais il est une tâche ardue de vous amener à les faire. En bref, il est plus facile à dire qu'à faire. Ne vous méprenez pas! La motivation est une chose merveilleuse. C'est ce qui nous amène aux premières loges de la vie, mais l'autodiscipline est la seule chose qui va nous garder une fois que l'excitation se dessèche. Ce livre audio inédit et qui fait autorité en la matière, met en exergue les dernières découvertes faites en neuroscience, en physique quantique, en neurobiologie, en biologie des croyances, en neuroplasticité et même en science des habitudes pour vous aider à doper votre "muscle" d'autodiscipline afin de tout accomplir sans limite. Plongez-vous pleinement dans ce livre audio pour en ressortir transformé! Without self-discipline, all the motivational teaching and time management strategies in the world will never be effective. You can continue to play with words like change, effort, courage, no excuses, desire to improve, be persistent and set goals for whatever you want. It is easy to say these words, but it is an arduous task to get you to do them. In short, it is easier said than done. Don't get me wrong! Motivation is a wonderful thing. It's what gets us to the front of the line, but self-discipline is the only thing that will keep us going once the excitement dries up. This groundbreaking and authoritative audio book highlights the latest discoveries in neuroscience, quantum physics, neurobiology, belief biology, neuroplasticity and even the science of habits to help you boost your self-discipline "muscle" to accomplish anything without limits. Immerse yourself fully in this audio book and come out transformed!

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Quel Avenir Pour l'Humanité ? Audiobook

Quel Avenir Pour l'Humanité ?

Author: Mohammed Mouhssine Narrator: Mohammed Mouhssine Release Date: May 2020

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