This Explains Everything: Deep, Beautiful, and Elegant Theories of How the World Works (Paperback)

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    In This Explains Everything, John Brockman, founder and publisher of Edge.org, asked experts in numerous fields and disciplines to come up with their favorite explanations for everyday occurrences. Why do we recognize patterns? Is there such a thing as positive stress? Are we genetically programmed to be in conflict with each other? Those are just some of the 150 questions that the world's best scientific minds answer with elegant simplicity.

    With contributions from Jared Diamond, Richard Dawkins, Nassim Taleb, Brian Eno, Steven Pinker, and more, everything is explained in fun, uncomplicated terms that make the most complex concepts easy to comprehend.

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    ISBN 9780062230171
    Genre SCIENCE / Cognitive Science
    Format Paperback
    Pages 411
    Publisher Date 2013-01-22 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Perennial
    Copyright Year 2013
    Height 8.0 in
    Wdth 5.25 in
    Thickness 1.25 in
    Unit weight 0.7 lb
    Language English
    Subtitle Deep, Beautiful, and Elegant Theories of How the World Works
    Audience General/trade
    Country of Origin United States

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