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The Nature of Economies

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Jane Jacobs, The Nature of Economies, Modern Library, 2000

Commentary by Jed Grobstein. Jed wrote this commentary between his freshman and sophomore years at Pomonoma College.

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A review of An Unquiet Mind by Kay Redfield Jamison

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Moods, Stigma, and Creativity

A review of An Unquiet Mind by Kay Redfield Jamison

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Thinking in Pictures: My Life with Autism

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Temple Grandin, Thinking in Pictures: My Life with Autism. Vintage, 2005

Commentary by Paul Grobstein (August 2006).

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Betraying Spinoza: The Renegade Jew Who Gave Us Modernity

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Rebecca Goldstein, Betraying Spinoza: The Renegade Jew Who Gave Us Modernity. Schocken, 2006

Commentary by Anne Dalke, August 2006.

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The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down: A Hmong Child, Her American Doctors, and the Collision of Two Cultures

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Anne Fadiman, The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down: A Hmong Child, Her American Doctors, and the Collision of Two Cultures, Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 1998

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Descartes' Error: Emotion, Reason, and the Human Brain

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Antonio Damasio, Descartes' Error: Emotion, Reason, and the Human Brain, Avon Books, 1994

Commentary by Paul Grobstein. Paul is a member of the Biology Department at Bryn Mawr College and co-founder of Serendip. This page was created in 1996 and includes links to comments on the book by

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Nexus: Small Worlds and the Groundbreaking Theory of Networks

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Mark Buchanan, Nexus: Small Worlds and the Groundbreaking Theory of Networks, W.W. Norton and Co., 2002

Commentary by Paul Grobstein.

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Serendip's Bookshelves

 

Serendip's Bookshelves

The web is a novel addition to rather than a replacement for other forms of human communication and interaction. Here is a listing of books and journal articles which are important to Serendip's evolution, with commentary and continuing discussion by Serendip creators and visitors aimed at making the books and journal articles more active parts of human exchange.

Annett, Marian - Handedness and Brain Asymmetry: The Right Shift Theory (James Damascus)

Beck, Aaron - Cognitive Therapy and the Emotional Disorders (Martin) 

Begley, Sharon and Schwartz, Jeffrey - The Mind & The Brain: Neuroplasticity and The Power of Mental Force (AKyan)

Begley, Sharon and Schwartz, Jeffrey - The Mind & The Brain: Neuroplasticity and The Power of Mental Force (Whitney McDonald)

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