Understanding our humanity - the essence of who we are - is one of the deepest mysteries and biggest challenges in modern science. Why do we have bad moods? Why are we capable of having such strange dreams? How can metaphors in our language hold such sway on our actions? As we learn more about the mechanisms of human behavior through evolutionary biology, neuroscience, anthropology, and other related fields, we´re discovering just how intriguing the human species is. And while scientists are continually uncovering similarities between our behavior and that of other animals, they´re also finding insights into everything that makes us unique from any other species. Join an acclaimed neurobiologist, award-winning teacher, and MacArthur Foundation ´´genius grant´´ recipient in a series of 12 invigorating lectures that offer a surprising and undeniably fascinating study of what makes you you, journeying to the front lines of scientific research to gain a new perspective on the quirky nature of being ourselves. Professor Sapolsky explores our humanity by investigating mysterious and sometimes even mundane aspects of human behavior, including bad moods, nostalgia, and dreams, packing the lectures with stories of bold experiments and case studies that illuminate the intricacies of our behavior. Thought-provoking, witty, and sometimes myth-shattering, this course is sure to have you thinking about and appreciating your life in novel ways. PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying reference material will be available in your Library section along with the audio. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Professor Robert Sapolsky. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/tcco/000041de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
A steady course in which something changes into a diverse and unambiguously more composite form can be described as evolution. Evolution is the method by which an organism converts to a more erudite form over time and in retort to its milieu. The Theory of Evolution is presently the most widely held conception of how life reached its present state. Evolution as a biotic mechanism is driven by natural selection. This theory is favored by many researchers to elucidate occurrences in nature, so much so that it is usually presumed as actual in most lessons. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Andrea Giordani. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/067043de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
The Yorkshire dales have never seemed more beautiful for James - now he has a lovely wife by his side, a partner´s plate on the gate and the usual menagerie of farm animals, pets, and owners demanding his constant attention and teaching him a few lessons along the way. All of the old Darrowby friends are on top form - Siegfried thrashes round the practice, Tristan occasionally buckles down for finals, and James is signed up for a local cricket team. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Christopher Timothy. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/twuk/000236de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Two Nobel Laureates discuss the genome and more. James D. Watson changed the course of history with his discovery of DNA, the ´´secret of life´´. Watson is the recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the National Medal of Science, and, with Francis Crick and Maurice Wilkins, the 1962 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. He is also the author of numerous books, including Avoid Boring People and Other Lessons from a Life in Science. He is interviewed by Eric Kandel, winner the 2000 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine and a professor at Columbia University. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Eric Kandel. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/sp/nsty/000067de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Lessons in Elementary Biology: T. Jeffery Parker
Lessons in elementary biology: Thomas Jeffery Parker
Lessons in elementary biology: Thomas Jeffrey Parker
Lessons in Elementary Biology: Thomas Jeffery Parker
Lessons In Elementary Biology: Thomas Jeffery Parker
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