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  • The Genius in All of Us: New Insights Into Genetics, Talent, and IQ
    The Genius in All of Us: New Insights Into Genetics, Talent, and IQ (English, Paperback) David Shenk

    With irresistibly persuasive vigor, David Shenk debunks the long-standing notion of genetic “giftedness,” and presents dazzling new scientific research showing how greatness is in the reach of every individual.DNA does not make us who we are. “Forget everything you think you know about genes, talent, and intelligence,” he writes. “In recent years, a mountain of scientific evidence has emerged...

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  • The Immortal Game
    The Immortal Game (English, Paperback) David Shenk

    A fascinating history of chess explains how the game, its rules, and its pieces have had a profound influence on military strategy, literature, the arts, mathematics, the development of artificial intelligence, and other fields, from its origins in India around A.D. 500 to the present day. Reprint.

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  • The Forgetting: Alzheimer's: Portrait of an Epidemic
    The Forgetting: Alzheimer's: Portrait of an Epidemic (English, Paperback) David Shenk

    NATIONAL BESTSELLER 'Riveting. . . . Superb. . . . A must-read for anyone interested in the wretched ailment that is Alzheimer's Disease.' —San Francisco Chronicle Book Review The introduction, discussion questions, and author biography that follow are intended to enhance your group's reading of David Shenk's The Forgetting —an engaging account of the disease that afflicts nearly half of all persons over the age of eighty-five, robbing its victims and devastating their loved ones.

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  • The Forgetting
    The Forgetting (Paperback) David Shenk

    Winner of the 2002 BMA Popular Medicine Book Prize: This is a haunting literary and scientific examination of Alzheimer's disease and the race to find a cure.

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  • The End of Patience
    The End of Patience (English, Hardback) David Shenk

    "David Shenk looks at the new face of our world with a curiosity and connection-making responsiveness that make him exhilarating to read. These are bits, takes, provisional sweeps at issues still coming into focus, but taken together they give us a startling glimpse of where we are. Shenk is so close to the present that most readers will mistake it for the future." ?SVEN BIRKERTS, author, THE...

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  • Global Gods: Exploring the Role of Religions in Modern Societies
    Global Gods: Exploring the Role of Religions in Modern Societies (English, Paperback) W David Shenk

    David W.Shenk identifies more local religious options and four truly global options--Buddism, Christianity, Islam, and Marxism. Selected by the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association as one of the top five missions/evangelism books. Second edition 1999. 404 Pages.

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  • Skeleton Key
    Skeleton Key (English, Paperback) David Shenk, Steve Silberman

    A guide to the language terms coined during the almost thirty-year following of The Grateful Dead, as known by their most dedicated and obsessed fans, provides the meanings to terms such as "clams" and "crunchy buttered toast." Original.

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  • God's Call to Mission
    God's Call to Mission (English, Paperback) W David Shenk

    Mission in our way, says David W. Shenk, oppresses people and destroys cultures. Mission in Christ's way is good news to oppressed people everywhere. Our Creator is the good missionary who seeks us and invites us into a joyful relationship with him, with others, and with creation. Jesus gathers those who say yes to his call into a community of faith who are called to be a light to the nations. Two...

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  • Data Smog
    Data Smog (English, Paperback) David Shenk

    Media scholar ( and Internet Enthusiast ) David Shenk examines the troubling effects of information proliferation on our bodies, our brains, our relationships, and our culture, then offers strikingly down-to-earth insights for coping with the deluge.With a skillful mixture of personal essay, firsthand reportage, and sharp analysis, Shenk illustrates the central paradox of our time: as our world...

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  • The Genius in All of Us
    The Genius in All of Us (English, Hardback) David Shenk

    Challenges common beliefs that human potential is largely determined by genetics and other biological factors, drawing on a variety of scientific disciplines to explain how to tap innate abilities that have been influenced by environmental factors.

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  • Dilogoentreunmusulmnyuncristiano
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  • Immortal Game
    Immortal Game (Paperback) David Shenk

    A fascinating history of the game of chess, which has been played since 500 AD and is now played by millions of people across the world.

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  • Das Genie in uns
    Das Genie in uns (German, Hardback) David Shenk

    David Shenk wendet aktuelle Erkenntnisse aus der Biologie auf den Menschen und seine Entwicklung vom Kleinkind bis ins hohe Alter an. Fazit: Wir sind nicht passiv durch unser Erbgut determiniert, wie man seit Watson und Crick glaubte, sondern können es aktiv beeinflussen. Das Genom, die Gesamtheit unserer ...

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