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  1. Prove It: The Art of Mathematical Argument

    Prove It: The Art of Mathematical Argument

    Bruce H. Edwards
    4.7 out of 5
    93% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (31)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    Mathematical proof is the gold standard of knowledge. Once a mathematical statement has been proved with a rigorous argument, it counts as true throughout the universe and for all time. Imagine, then, the thrill of being able to prove something in mathematics. But you don't have to imagine the exhilaration of constructing a proof-you can do it! Prove It: The Art of Mathematical Argument initiates you into this...
  2. Queen of the Sciences: A History of Mathematics Sale

    Queen of the Sciences: A History of Mathematics

    David M. Bressoud
    4.6 out of 5
    88% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (50)
    Save up to $250.00 Starting at $34.95 $299.95 $34.95$299.95
    For at least 4,000 years of recorded history, humans have engaged in the study of mathematics. Our progress in this field is a gripping narrative that describes a never-ending search for hidden patterns in numbers, a philosopher's quest for the ultimate meaning of mathematical relationships, and a chronicle of amazing progress. Embark on a supreme intellectual adventure with The Queen of the Sciences: A History of...
  3. Mind-Bending Math: Riddles and Paradoxes

    Mind-Bending Math: Riddles and Paradoxes

    David Kung
    4.6 out of 5
    82% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (34)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    Discover the timeless riddles and paradoxes that have confounded the greatest philosophical, mathematical, and scientific minds in history. Stretching your mind to try to solve a puzzle, even when the answer eludes you, can help sharpen your mind and focus—and it’s an intellectual thrill! Mind-Bending Math will have you contemplating everything from the enthralling paradox of paradoxes to the mysteries of...
  4. Art and Craft of Mathematical Problem Solving

    Art and Craft of Mathematical Problem Solving

    Paul Zeitz
    4.4 out of 5
    82% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (29)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    In The Art and Craft of Mathematical Problem Solving, award-winning Professor Paul Zeitz conducts you through scores of problems at all levels of difficulty. More than a bag of math tricks, these 24 lectures reveal strategies, tactics, and tools for overcoming mathematical obstacles in fields such as algebra, geometry, combinatorics, and number theory. This course is the perfect way to sharpen your mind, think more...
  5. Zero to Infinity: A History of Numbers

    Zero to Infinity: A History of Numbers

    Edward B. Burger
    4.5 out of 5
    77% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (49)
    Starting at $299.95 Starting at $299.95 $299.95 $299.95$299.95
    Numbers surround us. They mark our days, light our nights, foretell our weather, and keep us on course. They drive commerce and sustain civilization. But what are they? Zero to Infinity: A History of Numbers will not only give you the full and detailed story of how and why numbers are important; it will also introduce you to their enduring mystery. Whether you struggled through algebra or you majored in mathematics,...
  6. An Introduction to Infectious Diseases

    An Introduction to Infectious Diseases

    Barry C. Fox
    4 out of 5
    79% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (29)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $299.95 $199.95$299.95
    Infectious diseases affect everyone. They account for 26% of all deaths worldwide, and unlike chronic diseases, they have the potential for explosive global impacts. In An Introduction to Infectious Diseases, get an accessible overview of diseases—from the mundane to the fatal—from a renowned physician who specializes in this topic. This comprehensive course provides the most reliable and up-to-date information.
  7. Origins of Life

    Origins of Life

    Robert M. Hazen
    4.5 out of 5
    71% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (74)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $299.95 $199.95$299.95
    Four billion years ago, the infant Earth was a seething cauldron of erupting volcanoes, raining meteors, and hot noxious gases, totally devoid of life. But a relatively short time later-100 million to 200 million years-the planet was teeming with primitive organisms. What happened? Professor Robert M. Hazen, one of the nation's foremost science educators and a leader of a NASA-supported team that is studying the...
  8. Darwinian Revolution

    Darwinian Revolution

    Frederick Gregory
    4.6 out of 5
    90% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (53)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $299.95 $199.95$299.95
    Charles Darwin's theories on natural selection rank with those of Copernicus and Newton for their iconic stature in science. In The Darwinian Revolution, explore the remarkable story of Darwin's ideas, how scientists and religious leaders reacted to them, and the resulting sea change in human thought. In these 24 absorbing lectures taught by award-winning Professor Frederick Gregory, learn how a strikingly original...
  9. What Darwin Didn't Know: The Modern Science of Evolution

    What Darwin Didn't Know: The Modern Science of Evolution

    Scott Solomon
    5 out of 5
    96% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (31)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    Taught by Professor Scott Solomon of Rice University, this course follows the revolution in biology and genetics sparked by Darwin’s theory of evolution by natural selection. In Darwin’s day, there were many gaps and uncertainties in his theory—most of which were conclusively solved by his successors. Throughout, Dr. Solomon contrasts what Darwin knew with our tremendous increase in knowledge today.
  10. Sensation, Perception, and the Aging Process

    Sensation, Perception, and the Aging Process

    Francis B. Colavita
    4.5 out of 5
    68% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (61)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $299.95 $199.95$299.95
    Investigate the mysteries of how we perceive reality based on our memory and our senses. Sensation, Perception, and the Aging Process takes a distinct approach to the understanding of human behavior. In 24 fascinating lectures, award-winning Professor Francis B. Colavita offers you a biological and psychological perspective on the way we navigate and react to the world. Among the exciting issues you explore are how...
  11. Understanding the Human Factor: Life and Its Impact

    Understanding the Human Factor: Life and Its Impact

    Gary A. Sojka
    4.2 out of 5
    83% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (30)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $199.95 $199.95$199.95
    Survey the remarkable innovation that signaled the greatest transition in human history: the domestication of plants and animals. In Understanding the Human Factor: Life and Its Impact, award-winning Professor Gary A. Sojka offers a unique, multidisciplinary perspective on human life seldom made available in a single course. In 24 lectures, he weaves a remarkable tale of science and history than spans from the...
  12. The Human Body: How We Fail, How We Heal Sale

    The Human Body: How We Fail, How We Heal

    Anthony A. Goodman
    4.5 out of 5
    74% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (74)
    Save up to $260.00 Starting at $29.95 $299.95 $29.95$299.95
    Your body is a fortress under constant assault. Infectious diseases, parasites, environmental toxins, physical trauma, allergens, and natural disasters are some external enemies it faces. From the inside, it is threatened by the cellular mutations that produce cancer. Fortunately, the body's defenses are remarkably successful, and most of the time we are unaware of the intense drama taking place within our cells and...
  13. Stress and Your Body

    Stress and Your Body

    Robert Sapolsky
    4.7 out of 5
    92% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (113)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    From Dr. Robert Sapolsky, one of the world's foremost researchers on stress and neurobiology, comes this fascinating 24-lecture course that guides you through the science of the stress that is a central part of daily life. You'll explore the nuts and bolts of the stress-response system, its various effects on the body, its ramifications on psychological health, and more. Filled with intriguing case studies, helpful...
  14. Science of Self

    Science of Self

    Lee M. Silver
    4.4 out of 5
    83% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (36)
    Starting at $299.95 Starting at $299.95 $299.95 $299.95$299.95
    Some of humanity's most profound secrets are now being revealed thanks to genomics: the study of the information contained in our chromosomes. Investigate how this field, coupled with the fascinating tools of biotechnology, has addressed age-old mysteries about ourselves with The Science of Self. In 24 thought-provoking lectures designed for nonscientists, Princeton University biologist and Professor Lee M. Silver...
  15. Your Best Brain Sale

    Your Best Brain

    John Medina
    4 out of 5
    70% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (48)
    Save up to $240.00 Starting at $39.95 $299.95 $39.95$299.95
    The most complex object in the known universe is the human brain. We all have a basic conception of how our brains function, but do you truly understand the inner workings of your mind? In 24 exciting lectures, probe the origins of consciousness, memory, emotion, attention, intelligence, and more. Also, learn scientifically proven methods to improve your memory, boost your creativity, and keep your mind sharp.
  16. Understanding the Mysteries of Human Behavior

    Understanding the Mysteries of Human Behavior

    Mark Leary
    4.5 out of 5
    88% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (103)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    Why do people behave the way they do? Understanding the Mysteries of Human Behavior, by psychologist and Professor Mark Leary, is your guide to the latest theories and research from psychology and other behavioral sciences on this age-old question. Understanding the answers will help you better know yourself and the people around you. With the powerful insights you'll find in these 24 intellectually scintillating...
  17. Brain Myths Exploded: Lessons from Neuroscience

    Brain Myths Exploded: Lessons from Neuroscience

    Indre Viskontas
    4.5 out of 5
    82% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (51)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    To build a more accurate understanding of the brain, you have to start by shattering popular myths. Brain Myths Exploded: Lessons from Neuroscience is an eye-opening journey into the neuroscience of everyday life. Each of Dr. Indre Viskontas’s 24 lectures use a prevalent brain myth to explore topics including decision making, memory, dreams, emotions, neuroplasticity, consciousness, mental illness, and more.
  18. Understanding the Secrets of Human Perception

    Understanding the Secrets of Human Perception

    Peter M. Vishton
    4.7 out of 5
    91% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (34)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $299.95 $199.95$299.95
    Discover the secret life of your senses with Understanding the Secrets of Human Perception, an intriguing and unforgettable 24-lecture course delivered by Professor Peter M. Vishton, an expert in the frontiers of human perception. With him as your authoritative guide, you'll consider each of your senses from a wide range of perspectives, explore how your brain processes different sensory information, consider how...
  19. The Spiritual Brain: Science and Religious Experience

    The Spiritual Brain: Science and Religious Experience

    Andrew Newberg
    3.2 out of 5
    51% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (77)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $299.95 $199.95$299.95
    The religious impulse is so powerfully pervasive that neuroscience has posed a provocative question: Are our brains wired to worship? In The Spiritual Brain: Science and Religious Experience, award-winning scholar and practicing neuroscientist Dr. Andrew Newberg, Director of Research at the Myrna Brind Center of Integrative Medicine at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, offers you 24 riveting lectures that...
  20. Understanding Cultural and Human Geography

    Understanding Cultural and Human Geography

    Paul Robbins
    4.3 out of 5
    77% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (49)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $299.95 $199.95$299.95
    The community where you live, the food you eat, and the people you know are all part of a global chain of connections. In Understanding Cultural and Human Geography, go on an unparalleled interdisciplinary voyage. You’ll see how our environment influences human life, and vice versa. When you complete this course, you’ll have the tools to look beyond the headlines and analyze world events in a whole new way.