Developing in relation to Biology 202 at Bryn Mawr College. Students in the course (or anyone else) interested in writing brief (or longer) reviews of any of these books are invited to do so. Suggestions for additional books to be included (particularly accompanied by short review) are also welcome. Contact Paul Grobstein.
R. Axelrod, The Evolution of Cooperation, 1984
M. Boden, The Creative Mind, 1992.
F. Crick, The Astonishing Hypothesis: The Scientific Search for the Soul, 1994
A. Damasio, Descartes' Error, 1994 (Review)
A. Damasio, The Feeling of What Happens: Body and Emotion in the Making of Consciousness, 1999
A. Damasio, Looking for Spinoza, 2003
S.Dehaene, The Number Sense: How the Mind Creates Mathematics, 1997
D.C. Dennet, Consciousness Explained, 1991
M. Donald, Origins of the Modern Mind, 1991
M. Gladwell, The Tipping Point, 2000
M. Gladwell, Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking, 2005
B. Hassenstein, Information and Control in the Living Organism, 1971
S. Oyama, The Ontogeny of Information, 1985
K.R. Jamison, Touched with Fire: Manic Depressive Illness and the Artistic Temperment, 1996
S. Johnson, Mind Wide Open: Your Brain and the Neuroscience of Everyday Life, 2004
R.Jourdain, Music, the Brain, and Ecstacy: How Music Captures the Imagination, 1997 (Review)
P.D. Kramer, Listening to Prozac, 1993
R.E. Nisbett, The Geography of Thought, 2003
T. Norretranders, The User Illusion: Cutting Consciousness Down to Size, 1998.
M. Piatelli-Palmarini, Inevitable Illusions: How Mistakes Rule Our Minds, 1994.
S. Pinker, The Language Instinct, 1994.
V.S. Ramachandran and S. Blakeslee, Phantoms in the Brain: Proving the Mysteries of the Human Mind, 1998
O. Sacks, An Anthropologist on Mars, 1995
R. Shattuck, The Forbidden Experiment, 1980
S. Sontag, Illness as Metaphor and AIDS and its Metaphors, 1990
J. Surowiecki, The Wisdom of Crowds, 2004
L. Weiskrantz, Consciousness Lost and Found: An Neuropsychological Exploration, 1997
C. Wills, The Runaway Brain, 1993
C. Zimmer, Soul Made Flesh, 2004
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