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    • Phantoms in the Brain

    • Probing the Mysteries of the Human Mind
    • By: V.S. Ramachandran, Sandra Blakeslee
    • Narrated by: Neil Shah
    • Length: 10 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Neuroscientist V. S. Ramachandran is internationally renowned for uncovering answers to the deep and quirky questions of human nature that few scientists have dared to address. His bold insights about the brain are matched only by the stunning simplicity of his experiments - using such low-tech tools such as cotton swabs, glasses of water, and dime-store mirrors.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • informative, contemplative and funny

    • By jake harris on 29-01-2019

    Non-member price: $46.12

    • Dirt Is Good

    • The Advantage of Germs for Your Child's Developing Immune System
    • By: Jack Gilbert PhD, Rob Knight PhD, Sandra Blakeslee
    • Narrated by: Neil Scott-Barbour
    • Length: 8 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
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    From two of the world's top scientists and one of the world's top science writers (all parents), Dirt Is Good is a Q&A-based guide to everything you need to know about kids and germs. "Is it OK for my child to eat dirt?" Jack Gilbert and Rob Knight are bombarded with questions like this every week from parents all over the world. Google a question like this, and you'll be overwhelmed with answers. The Internet is rife with speculation and misinformation about the risks and benefits of what most parents think of as simply germs, but which scientists now call the microbiome.

    Non-member price: $29.22