Evolutions: Fifteen Myths that Explain Our World by Oren Harman – Book Review

Title: Evolutions: Fifteen Myths that Explain Our World Author: Oren Harman Genre/Category: Non-Fiction, Science, Philosophy Blurb from Goodreads A brilliant lyrical exploration of how modern science illuminates what it means to be human, from the award-winning author of The Price of Altruism We no longer think, like the ancient Chinese did, that the world was hatched from … Continue reading Evolutions: Fifteen Myths that Explain Our World by Oren Harman – Book Review

Helgoland by Carlo Rovelli – eARC Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads The Number One bestselling author of The Order of Time is back with a stunning book about the enigma of quantum physics In June 1925, twenty-three-year-old Werner Heisenberg, suffering from hay fever, retreated to a small, treeless island in the North Sea called Helgoland. It was there that he came up with one of … Continue reading Helgoland by Carlo Rovelli – eARC Book Review

‘The Gendered Brain’ by Gina Rippon – Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads Do you have a female brain or a male brain?Or is that the wrong question? Reading maps or reading emotions? Barbie or Lego? We live in a gendered world where we are bombarded with messages about sex and gender. On a daily basis we face deeply ingrained beliefs that your sex determines … Continue reading ‘The Gendered Brain’ by Gina Rippon – Book Review

‘Gender Mosaic: Beyond the Myth of the Male and Female brain’ by Daphna Joel with Luba Vikhanski – eARC Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads With profound implications for our most foundational assumptions about gender, Gender Mosaic explains why there is no such thing as a male or female brain. For generations, we've been taught that women and men differ in profound and important ways. Women are more sensitive and emotional, whereas men are more aggressive and … Continue reading ‘Gender Mosaic: Beyond the Myth of the Male and Female brain’ by Daphna Joel with Luba Vikhanski – eARC Book Review