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El perfil emocional de tu cerebro

Del mismo modo que cada uno de nosotros tiene una huella dactilar única, también cada
persona posee una forma personal y exclusiva de sentir y reaccionar a cuanto le ocurre, un
perfil emocional individualizado que forma parte de lo que somos y nos diferencia de los demás. Un perfil constituido por el modo en que nos enfrentamos a la adversidad, los angeles actitud frente a los angeles que encaramos l. a. vida, la intuición social, la autoconciencia, los angeles sensibilidad al contexto y l. a. atención hacia lo que realizamos. Un perfi l que nos hace quienes somos.

Cuando sufres un revés, ¿eres capaz de superarlo con naturalidad? Si las cosas no salen como quieres, ¿mantienes pese a ello l. a. energía y el optimismo? ¿Sabes interpretar el lenguaje no
verbal de las personas que te rodean? ¿Eres consciente de por qué actúas de los angeles manera en que lo haces en cada momento? ¿Te comportas en common como se espera que lo hagas? ¿Te concentras con facilidad o te resulta difícil mantener la atención? En l. a. respuesta a esas preguntas están los ingredientes del perfi l emocional de nuestro cerebro.

Richard J. Davidson pone de manifiesto en este libro, único en su género, los angeles química cerebral
que hay tras cada una de las dimensiones que constituyen el estilo emocional y analiza la forma en que cada una de ellas influye en l. a. salud del ser humano. Propone, además,
ejercicios basados en la meditación que pueden ayudarnos a transformar aquellos patrones del cerebro que perjudican nuestro desarrollo como personas, lo que convierte este libro en una auténtica guía para fortalecer los angeles empatía, el optimismo y los angeles sensación de bienestar.

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Before the Fallout: From Marie Curie to Hiroshima

By Diana Preston

In 1898, Marie Curie first defined a phenomenon she referred to as "radioactivity." A half-century later, physicists may stand earlier than sunrise within the New Mexico desolate tract, slathering themselves with sunscreen-and fearing that the upcoming try out detonation may possibly ignite Earth's surroundings in a cataclysmic chain response and rework our planet right into a burning star.

this can be the epic tale of Curie's quest to free up the secrets and techniques of the fabric global; of the scientists-Rutherford, Bohr, Einstein, Oppenheimer-who outfitted upon her paintings; of the day the 1st weapon of mass destruction dropped on Hiroshima, bringing either unexpected terror and surprising peace, and of the hot period of worldwide uncertainty that emerged in its wake. With the readability of serious technology writing, the vividness of old narrative and the perception of biography, Before the Fallout is an unforgettable and sweeping account of the clinical discovery that modified the area.
 

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Mars Direct: Space Exploration, the Red Planet, and the Human Future: A Special from Tarcher/ Penguin

“Bob Zubrin quite, approximately by myself, replaced our considering in this issue.”

—Carl Sagan, The Denver Post
 

If you ever daydream approximately area go back and forth and human area flight—or wish to at least one day rove the pink Planet along Curiosity—then MARS DIRECT will educate you ways we will get there

The human race is at a crossroads. within the coming many years, we'll make judgements relating to our human spaceflight software that would bring about one in all wide-spread futures: the open universe of Star Trek, where we enable ourselves the chance to unfold our wings and try to flourish as an interplanetary species—or the closed, dystopian, and finally self-destructive global of Soylent Green, always at struggle with each other over humanity’s “limited” assets. If we plan to outlive ourselves and someday shuttle to the celebs, the human race’s subsequent stepping-stone needs to be a manned project to and the eventual colonization of Mars.

In this four-part e-special, Mars Society founder Dr. Robert Zubrin info the demanding situations of a manned Earth-to-Mars project. demanding situations which, in keeping with Zubrin, we're technologically extra ready to beat than the stumbling blocks of the missions to the moon of the sixties and seventies. Dr. Zubrin’s rather easy plan, known as Mars Direct, may perhaps feasibly have people at the floor of Mars inside a decade. Zubrin additionally discusses the present problem of NASA, the promise of privatized area flight from businesses like SpaceX, and the bigger implication at the back of absolutely the necessity to open the ultimate frontier and rework from a planetary society into an interplanetary society. Our destiny as a species calls for us to take child steps clear of the cradle that's planet Earth or, eventually, perish here.

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The Moral Arc: How Science and Reason Lead Humanity Toward Truth, Justice, and Freedom

We live within the so much ethical interval of our species' heritage. Best-selling writer Michael Shermer's such a lot complete and impressive e-book to this point demonstrates how the medical mind set has made humans, and society as a complete, extra ethical. Ever because the Age of cause and the Enlightenment thinkers consciously utilized the equipment of technological know-how to unravel social and ethical difficulties. The experimental tools and analytical reasoning of technology created the fashionable international of liberal democracies, civil rights and civil liberties, equivalent justice lower than the legislations, open political and monetary borders, unfastened minds and loose markets, and prosperity the likes of which no human society in background has ever loved. extra humans in additional locations have larger rights, freedoms, liberties, literacy, schooling, and prosperity - the likes of which no human society in background has ever loved. during this provocative and compelling e-book - that comes with short histories of freedom rights, women's rights, homosexual rights, and animal rights, in addition to issues of the character of evil and ethical regress - Shermer explains how summary reasoning, rationality, empiricism, skepticism - clinical methods of pondering - have profoundly replaced the way in which we understand morality and, certainly, flow us ever towards a extra simply world.

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Crop Circles, Jung, and the Reemergence of the Archetypal Feminine

By Gary S. Bobroff

Throwing gentle at the mysterious phenomenon of crop circles in the context of recent mental reality, Crop Circles, Jung, and the Reemergence of the Archetypal Feminine in an interesting examine the technological know-how, background, and symbolic nature of the secret of those each year happening giant-scale artistic endeavors. Gary S. Bobroff bargains a framework for the reader's personal deeper attention of crop circles through interpreting either the phenomenon itself and the character of the period into which it has arrived, with certain attention of its relevance to Jungian archetypal psychology.

Living within the second of the demise of 1 worldview and the delivery of one other, our tradition suffers from a hyper-masculine inflation that has us alienated, imagining ourselves to be become independent from one another and the earth. this present day we're provided with environmental, social, and non secular crises and mysteries that decision us again towards nearer participation with the area. Crop Circles--formed in dwelling grain--exemplify the archetypal female nature of this moment's switch: a calling towards unsleeping, felt engagement with a dynamic, dwelling, mysterious international. putting this contemporary "dream" into the context of contemporary truth, Crop Circles, Jung, and the Reemergence of the Archetypal Feminine considers what it skill to reside in an period of wierd encounters with energies greater than ourselves.

Contents
CHAPTER ONE - physique OF EVIDENCE
CHAPTER - WITCHES' jewelry & DEVIL'S TWISTS
CHAPTER 3 - GREENING CIRCLES
CHAPTER 4 - vintage PAGEANTRY
CHAPTER 5 - cause ALONE
CHAPTER SIX - A CALLING again DOWN
CHAPTER SEVEN - the truth OF THE PSYCHE
CHAPTER 8 - GHOSTS OF ELECTRICITY
CHAPTER 9 - by no means MIND
CHAPTER TEN - FIELDS OF WAVING CORN
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
NOTES

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My Beloved Brontosaurus: On the Road with Old Bones, New Science, and Our Favorite Dinosaurs

By Brian Switek


One of Amazon's most sensible technological know-how Books of 2013

A Hudson Booksellers employees decide for the simplest Books of 2013

One of Publishers Weekly's most sensible Ten Spring technology Books

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Dinosaurs, with their awe-inspiring dimension, terrifying claws and the teeth, and otherworldly skills, occupy a sacred position in our childhoods. They loom over museum halls, thunder via videos, and are a basic a part of our collective mind's eye. In My loved Brontosaurus, the dinosaur enthusiast Brian Switek enriches the childlike experience of ask yourself those impressive creatures instill in us. Investigating the newest discoveries in paleontology, he breathes new existence into outdated bones.
Switek reunites us with those mysterious creatures as he visits desolate excavation websites and hallowed museum vaults, exploring every little thing from the intercourse lifetime of Apatosaurus and T. rex's feather-laden physique to simply why dinosaurs vanished. (And in fact, on his trip, he celebrates the book's titular hero, "Brontosaurus"―who suffered a moment extinction once we discovered he by no means existed at all―as an emblem of clinical progress.)
With infectious enthusiasm, Switek questions what we have now lengthy held to be real approximately those beasts, weaving in tales from his obsession with dinosaurs, which began while he used to be simply knee-high to a Stegosaurus. Endearing, wonderful, and necessary to our figuring out of our personal evolution and our position on the earth, My cherished Brontosaurus is a publication that dinosaur lovers and somebody attracted to clinical development will cherish for years to come.

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Springer Handbook of Nanotechnology

Since 2004 and with the 2d variation in 2006, the Springer guide of Nanotechnology has validated itself because the definitive reference within the nanoscience and nanotechnology zone. It integrates the information from nanofabrication, nanodevices, nanomechanics, Nanotribology, fabrics technology, and reliability engineering in exactly one quantity. Beside the presentation of nanostructures, micro/nanofabrication, and micro/nanodevices, distinctive emphasis is on scanning probe microscopy, nanotribology and nanomechanics, molecularly thick movies, business purposes and microdevice reliability, and on social elements. In its third variation, the booklet grew from eight to nine components now together with an element with chapters on biomimetics. additional information is additional to such fields as bionanotechnology, nanorobotics, and (bio)MEMS/NEMS, bio/nanotribology and bio/nanomechanics. The e-book is equipped by way of an skilled editor with a common wisdom and written via a global workforce of over one hundred fifty distinct specialists. It addresses mechanical and electric engineers, fabrics scientists, physicists and chemists who paintings both within the nano quarter or in a box that's or should be inspired by way of this new key technology.

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LaTeX - Das Praxisbuch

By Alexander Schunk

Keine Angst vor LaTeX! Das freie Textsatzsystem ist erste Wahl, wenn es um Diplomarbeiten und Dissertationen sowie um wissenschaftliche Fachartikel und Bücher geht. Autor Alexander Schunk macht es Ihnen leicht, sich in LaTeX einzuarbeiten, und führt Sie zielsicher von einfachen Dokumenten zu perfekt gesetzten Abschlussarbeiten und Büchern. Aber auch Alltagstexte wie Geschäftsbriefe kommen in diesem Buch nicht zu kurz. LaTeX im Griff Die Bedienung von LaTeX gilt als komplex, aber schon nach kurzer Zeit gelingen Ihnen überzeugende Dokumente. Ob einfacher textual content, Tabellen, Grafiken, sign up oder Verzeichnisse – dieses Buch demonstriert die komplette Bandbreite der Gestaltungsmöglichkeiten in LaTeX und zeigt Ihnen, wie Sie diese effektiv einsetzen. Eleganter Formelsatz Vor allem für wissenschaftlich-technische Dokumente wie Magister- und Diplomarbeiten sowie Dissertationen ist LaTeX excellent. Autor Alexander Schunk führt Sie in den mathematischen Formelsatz ein und zeigt, wie Sie mathematische Ausdrücke nicht nur fachlich korrekt, sondern auch dependent setzen. Darüber hinaus erfahren Sie, wie Sie Schaubilder, Stichwortverzeichnisse und Biblio-grafien erstellen, Programmlistings in Ihre Publikation einbinden und Beiträge anderer Autoren in Ihre Veröffentlichung integrieren. Print, PostScript oder PDF – alles ist möglich LaTeX ermöglicht Ihnen größtmögliche Flexibilität für Ihre Publikationen: Egal, ob Sie Ihr Dokument einfach nur ausdrucken wollen, mit PostScript arbeiten oder das Dokument als PDF on-line publizieren – es gibt für alles eine Lösung. Sie erfahren zudem, wie Sie Texte aus Fremdformaten wie OpenOffice und wealthy textual content structure (RTF) konvertieren, damit Sie sie problemlos in LaTeX verwenden können. Fehler erkennen und vermeiden Da LaTeX im Kern eine Programmiersprache ist, können Fehler und unbeabsichtigte Effekte auftreten. Autor Alexander Schunk gibt Ihnen wertvolle und zeitsparende Tipps, wie Sie Probleme vermeiden, und stellt Werkzeuge vor, die Ihnen bei der Fehler-beseitigung helfen.

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Memory: Fragments of a Modern History

By Alison Winter

Picture your twenty-first birthday. Did you've a celebration? if this is the case, do you take note who was once there? Now step again: how transparent are these thoughts? should still we belief them to be exact, or is there an opportunity that you’re remembering incorrectly? And the place have the various information you could now not keep in mind long gone? Are they hidden someplace on your mind, or are they long gone forever?

Such questions have involved scientists for centuries, and, as Alison wintry weather exhibits in Memory: Fragments of a contemporary History, the solutions have replaced dramatically in exactly the earlier century. Tracing the cultural and clinical background of our knowing of reminiscence, iciness explores early metaphors that likened reminiscence to a submitting cupboard; later, she exhibits, that cupboard was once changed by way of just like a reel of movie, ever to be had for playback. That version, too, was once ultimately outdated, changed by way of the present realizing of reminiscence because the results of a very complex, brain-wide internet of cells and platforms that jointly gather our pasts. iciness introduces us to cutting edge scientists and sensationalistic seekers, and, drawing on proof starting from clinical papers to diaries to video clips, explores the best way that new understandings from the laboratory have seeped out into psychiatrists' workplaces, courtrooms, and the tradition at huge. alongside the method, she investigates the sensational battles over the validity of repressed thoughts that raged during the Eighties and exhibits us how alterations in technology—such because the emergence of recording units and computers—have repeatedly altered the best way we conceptualize, and even try and examine, the methods we remember.

Packed with interesting information and curious episodes from the convoluted background of reminiscence technological know-how, Memory is a e-book you will take into account lengthy once you shut its cover.

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Where Am I?: Why We Can Find Our Way to the Moon but Get Lost in the Mall

By Colin Ellard

A homing pigeon published 1000's of miles clear of its roost can by some means locate its means domestic. Take the common Canadian urban dweller and placed her or him in the course of a dense wooded area, and there’s an exceptional probability that the unlucky soul won’t make it out. This disparity is without doubt one of the questions that Colin Ellard explores in his wide-ranging publication Where Am I? Ellard, an experimental psychologist on the college of Waterloo, touches on essentially each point of the way dwelling issues locate their approach round. the 1st half the booklet, that's rooted in challenging technology, examines the physiological foundation for acts of navigation. simply how did animals (and people) evolve the organic instruments essential to locate nutrients, protect, and every different? How can we shape the psychological maps that aid us get to that espresso store for that mid-afternoon appointment? The crux of Ellard’s argument approximately human navigation centres on our skill to visualize far away areas, even ones that we’ve by no means visited prior to. This trait, he argues, is without doubt one of the issues that make people distinct. the second one 1/2 the publication tackles the various mental, social, and existential questions that encompass problems with house. How can we layout offices that foster creativity and happier staff? Can towns be outfitted with pedestrians in brain? Does our disconnection from usual environments threaten our very humanity? those questions supply the book’s moment part a extra philosophical, and not more medical, bent. This isn’t a feedback. the truth that Ellard is ready to entertain us with an evidence of the chilly, demanding technological know-how of navigation, then to stick with that up with an artfully developed exploration of ways our courting to areas performs a massive half in making us human, is a unprecedented feat.

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