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Published May, 2022
By Anne Skomorowsky
Publisher: Columbia University Press
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The Carriers investigates a common but still little-known genetic condition and its life-altering consequences. Anne Skomorowsky reveals how fragile X syndrome afflicts families across generations, telling the stories of the mothers and grandparents of fragile X patients and considering how genes interact with family dynamics.

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Published May, 2022
By Stephanie D. Preston
Publisher: Columbia University Press
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Stephanie D. Preston explores how and why we developed a surprisingly powerful drive to help the vulnerable. She argues that the neural and psychological mechanisms that evolved to safeguard offspring also motivate people to save strangers in need of immediate aid.

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Published May, 2022
By Benjamin Hurlbut
Publisher: Columbia University Press
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Experiments in Democracy presents a history of American debates over human embryo research from the late 1960s to the present, exploring their crucial role in shaping norms, practices, and institutions of deliberation governing the ethical challenges of modern bioscience.

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Published March, 2022
By Richard Ambron
Publisher: Columbia University Press
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The Brain and Pain explores the present and future of pain management, providing a comprehensive understanding based on the latest discoveries from many branches of neuroscience. Current and thorough, it will be invaluable for a range of people seeking to understand their options for treatment as well as students in neuroscience and medicine.

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Published March, 2022
By Richard Ambron
Publisher: Columbia University Press
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The Brain and Pain explores the present and future of pain management, providing a comprehensive understanding based on the latest discoveries from many branches of neuroscience. Current and thorough, it will be invaluable for a range of people seeking to understand their options for treatment as well as students in neuroscience and medicine.

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Published February, 2022
By Guobin Yang
Publisher: Columbia University Press
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This book tells the dramatic story of the Wuhan lockdown in the voices of the city's own people. Using a vast archive of more than 6,000 diaries, the sociologist Guobin Yang vividly depicts how the city coped during the crisis.

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Published September, 2021
By Leonard Rubenstein
Publisher: Columbia University Press
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Leonard Rubenstein-a human rights lawyer who has investigated atrocities around the world-offers a gripping and powerful account of the dangers health workers face during conflict and the legal, political, and moral struggle to protect them. He shares the stories of people who have been attacked while seeking to serve patients.

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Published November, 2020
By Jason Schnittker
Publisher: Columbia University Press
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The sociologist Jason Schnittker looks at the multiple actors involved in crafting the DSM and the many interests that the manual hopes to serve. The Diagnostic System urges us to become comfortable with the socially constructed nature of categorization and accept that a perfect taxonomy of mental-health disorders will remain elusive.

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Published October, 2020
By Jane Pauley and Irwin Redlener
Publisher: Columbia University Press
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In this memoir, the renowned pediatrician and children's advocate Irwin Redlener draws on poignant personal experiences to investigate the nation's healthcare safety net and the programs that too often fail to protect and nurture our most vulnerable kids. Redlener argues that we must drastically change our approach to meeting the needs of children.

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Published October, 2020
By Jay Schulkin and Matthew Crippen
Publisher: Columbia University Press
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Matthew Crippen, a philosopher of mind, and Jay Schulkin, a behavioral neuroscientist, offer an innovative interdisciplinary theory of mind. Synthesizing philosophy, neurobiology, psychology, and history of science, Mind Ecologies offers a broad and deep exploration of evidence for the embodied, embedded, enacted, and extended nature of mind.

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