Drawn from the cutting-edge frontiers of science, This Explains Everything will revolutionize your understanding of the world. What is your favorite deep, elegant, or beautiful explanation? This is the question John Brockman, publisher of Edge.org (qThe world's smartest websiteqaThe Guardian), posed to the world's most influential minds. Flowing from the horizons of physics, economics, psychology, neuroscience, and more, This Explains Everything presents 150 of the most surprising and brilliant theories of the way of our minds, societies, and universe work. Jared Diamond on biological electricity ac Nassim Nicholas Taleb on positive stress ac Steven Pinker on the deep genetic roots of human conflict ac Richard Dawkins on pattern recognition ac Nobel Prize-winning physicist Frank Wilczek on simplicity ac Lisa Randall on the Higgs mechanism ac BRIAN Eno on the limits of intuition ac Richard Thaler on the power of commitment ac V. S. Ramachandran on the qneural codeq of consciousness ac Nobel Prize winner ERIC KANDEL on the power of psychotherapy ac Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi on qLord Acton's Dictumq ac Lawrence M. Krauss on the unification of electricity and magnetism ac plus contributions by Martin J. Rees ac Kevin Kelly ac Clay Shirky ac Daniel C. Dennett ac Sherry Turkle ac Philip Zimbardo ac Lee Smolin ac Rebecca Newberger Goldstein ac Seth Lloyd ac Stewart Brand ac George Dyson ac Matt RidleyWhat is your favorite deep, elegant, or beautiful explanation? This is the question John Brockman, publisher of Edge.org (aquot;The worlda#39;s smartest websiteaquot;aThe Guardian), posed to the worlda#39;s most influential minds.
|Title||:||This Explains Everything|
|Author||:||Mr. John Brockman|
|Publisher||:||Harper Collins - 2013-01-22|