Author(s): Max Brockman
From 19 talented young scientists comes an exciting volume of essays about the future of science. Including cutting edge research across a wide range of fields, we make exciting new discoveries about some of the most interesting scientific problems today, from neuroscience and evolutionary psychology to plant populations and oceanography.
Punchy, provocative and packed with fascinating insights BBC Focus magazine marvellous Independent on Sunday irrestibile - Sunday Times
Preface; 1. On the Coming Age of Ocean Exploration; 2. Children's Helping Hands; 3. Molecular Cut and Paste; 4. Next Step: Infinity; 5. Nurture, Nature, and the Stress That is Life; 6. What Can Huge Data Sets Teach Us About Society and Ourselves?; 7. On the Universality of Attractiveness; 8. To Err is Primate; 9. Our Brains Know Why We Do What We Do; 10. Is Shame Necessary?; 11. Plant Immunity in a Changing World; 12. The Emergence of Human Audiovisual Communication; 13. Why Rejection Hurts; 14. Finding the Mind in the Body; 15. Should the Law Depend on Luck?; 16. How We Read People's Moral Minds; 17. How Odd I Am!; 18. Where Does Human Diversity Come From?; Acknowledgements