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Greenfield, Susan.

Summary: "Google. Facebook. Twitter. Repeat. We live in a world unimaginable even a few decades ago, one like no other in human history. It's a parallel world where we can be on the move in the real world, yet always hooked into an alternative time and place. And although it's a two-dimensional world of sight and sound, it offers instant information, connected identities, and constant novelty. In this...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2015

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Publisher / Publication Date: Graywolf Press 1999

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 153.12 BUS

Gopnik, Alison.

Summary: A review of research on learning and infancy, drawn from hundreds of case studies, shows how children by the age of three are virtual learning machines and discusses how parents can help this learning process.

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Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow & Co. 1999

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 155.413 GOP

Wang, Sam

Summary: In thirty-six each half hour lectures, Professor Sam Wang explores the science and mystery of the human nervous system, from essential neurochemical and neurobiological processes to the psychological and social constructs they are thought to produce.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2010

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 612.8 NEU
Call number: DVD 612.8 NEU

Broks, Paul

Summary: "When celebrated neuropsychologist Paul Broks's wife died of cancer, it sparked a journey of grief and reflection that traced a lifelong attempt to understand how the brain gives rise to the soul. The result of that journey is a gorgeous, evocative meditation on fate, death, consciousness, and what it means to be human. The Darker the Night, The Brighter the Stars weaves a scientist's...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Crown 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 153 BRO

Bargh, John A.

Summary: "The world's leading expert on the unconscious mind reveals the hidden mental processes that secretly govern every aspect of our behavior. For more than three decades, Dr. John Bargh has been conducting revolutionary research into the unconscious mind--not Freud's dark, malevolent unconscious but the new unconscious, a helpful and powerful part of the mind that we can access and understand...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Touchstone 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 154 BAR

Castaldo, Nancy F. (Nancy Fusco)

Summary: "In this fascinating nonfiction account, author Nancy F. Castaldo reveals just what's going on inside the minds of animals, and through understanding animal intelligence we discover more about ourselves, including far more similarities than one might expect. Humans may have the biggest brains, but intelligence is not a quality exclusive to only us!"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 591.5 CAS

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 590 CAS

Katz, Lawrence

Summary: Offers unusual tasks designed to stimulate brain cell growth.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Workman Pub. 1999

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 153 KAT

Paul, Annie Murphy

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Summary: "A bold new book that proves our bodies and surroundings know more than our brains do"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2021

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Bredesen, Dale E.

Summary: In this paradigm shifting book, Dale Bredesen, MD, offers real hope to anyone looking to prevent and even reverse Alzheimer's Disease and cognitive decline. Revealing that AD is not one condition, as it is currently treated, but three, this outlines 36 metabolic factors (micronutrients, hormone levels, sleep) that can trigger "downsizing" in the brain. The protocol shows us how to rebalance...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Avery, an imprint of Penguin Random House 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.831 BRE

Church, Dawson

Summary: Every creation begins as a thought, from a symphony to a marriage to an ice cream cone to a rocket launch. When we have an intention, a complex chain of events begins in our brains. Thoughts travel as electrical impulses along neural pathways. When neurons fire together they wire together, creating electromagnetic fields. These fields are invisible energy, yet they influence the molecules of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Hay House 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 612.8 CHU

Palmer, Hap

Summary: Action songs developed for use in early childhood and special education programs. They reinforce the total school program by helping to develop the child's listening, perceptual and cognitive skills.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Educational Activities 1994

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1 available in Juvenile Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD JUV PAL

Suskind, Dana

Summary: "The founder and director of the Thirty Million Words Initiative, Professor Dana Suskind, explains why the most important--and astoundingly simple--thing you can do for your child's future success in life is to talk to him or her, reveals the recent science behind this truth, and outlines precisely how parents can best put it into practice" --

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Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 649 SUS

Gigerenzer, Gerd.

Summary: Gigerenzer is one of the researchers of behavioral intuition responsible for the science behind Malcolm Gladwell's bestseller Blink. Gladwell showed how snap decisions often yield better results than careful analysis. Now, Gigerenzer explains why intuition is such a powerful decision-making tool. Drawing on a decade of research, Gigerenzer demonstrates that gut feelings are actually the result...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 153.44 GIG

Ricker, Elizabeth R.

Summary: Distilling insights from dozens of interviews and hundreds of research studies from around the world, an MIT and Harvard-trained brain researcher turned Silicon Valley technologist, introduces the cutting-edge world of neuroscience and biohacking to helptransform your cognition in just 15 minutes a day.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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Walsh, David Allen.

Summary: Shares advice for parents on how to help children bolster their brain power while improving focus and attention, covering practical topics ranging from exercise and nutrition to sleep and play.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Free Press 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 649.1 WAL

Byers, William

Contents: Turing on the light -- The light of ambiguity. Ambiguity in mathematics -- The contradictory in mathematics -- Paradoxes and mathematics : infinity and the real numbers -- More paradoxes of infinity : geometry, cardinality, and beyond -- The light as idea. The idea as an organizing principle -- Ideas, logic, and paradox -- Great ideas -- The light and the eye of the beholder. The truth of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Princeton University Press 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 510 BYE

Chapman, Sandra Bond.

Summary: One of the world's most innovative and respected cognitive neuroscientists combines the latest scientific discoveries with unique tests and exercises to improve readers' brainpower for life.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Free Press 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 153 CHA

Dobelli, Rolf

Summary: Have you ever . . . Invested time in something that, in hindsight, just wasn't worth it? Paid too much in an eBay auction? Continued to do something you knew was bad for you? Sold stocks too late, or too early? Taken credit for success, but blamed failure on external circumstances? Backed the wrong horse? These are examples of what the author calls cognitive biases, simple errors all of us make...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Collins Publishers 2013

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Evans, Richard I. (Richard Isadore)

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Publisher / Publication Date: E. P. Dutton 1973

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 155.413 EVA

Galef, Julia

Summary: "When it comes to what we believe, humans see what they want to see. In other words, we have what Julia Galef calls a "soldier" mindset. From tribalism and wishful thinking, to rationalizing in our personal lives and everything in between, we are driven to defend the ideas we most want to believe--and shoot down those we don't. But if we want to get things right more often, argues Galef, we...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Portfolio / Penguin 2021

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Mayer, Elizabeth Lloyd.

Contents: The harp that came back: my journey begins -- Going public with private knowing: breaking the silence -- Disavowing the extraordinary: personal cost and public consequences -- States of mind: knowing that doesn't feel like knowing -- Intuitive intelligence: the art and science of union -- Starting, and stopping, the conversation: the strange history of paranormal research -- Tossing out...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 133.8 MAY

Summary: It’s normal for the brain to short-circuit every now and then—you put your keys in the fridge, or can’t find the pair of glasses on top of your head. But what if there was away to eat, exercise, and live that could eliminate these “senior moments?” Ageless Brain offers a plan to sharpen your memories and mind so that at 40, you have the quick, agile brain you had at 30. Based on groundbreaking...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Rodale Books, and imprint of the Crown Publishing Group, a division of Penguin Random House LLC 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 613 AGE

Summary: Children will be delighted with baby friendly images of toys, puppets, and art all set to music by Ludwig van Beethoven.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment 2008

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Children's videos, Call number: J DVD Movie Baby 2008

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