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Jean-Pierre Changeux, Stuart J. Edelstein
The Brain as a Chemical Machine Nicotinic receptors and neuronal communication
This richly illustrated volume furnishes an exceptional opportunity for scientists and students to follow the course of a major advance in our understanding of the molecular basis of brain functions.
Pierre-André de Chalendar
The Urban Challenge Reviving the desire to live in a city
Once the seductive symbol of sophistication and unlimited possibility, the city has become synonymous in our imagination with sprawl...
Pascal Lamy, Nicole Gnesotto
Strange New World Geoeconomics vs Geopolitics
A must-read for anyone interested in getting a firmer grasp on global and European affairs.
Serge Haroche, Nobel Prize in Physics
The Science of Light From Galileo’s Telescope to Quantum Physics
Light has fascinated mankind since the dawn of time...
How Music Sculpts Our Brain
How does the process of learning music impact our brain? To what extent does it foster curiosity, attention and enhance memory?
Nicolas Véron, Matthieu Autret, Alfred Galichon
Smoke and Mirrors, Inc.
This book is aimed at practicing accountants, business and corporate finance students, but also at any reader interested in an original and compelling perspective on the use and abuse of accounting in the business community.
Selective Eating The Rise, the Meaning and Sense of «Personal Dietary Requirements»
The issue of selective eating is explored here from a wide interdisciplinary perspective: from a biomedical standpoint to social and historical analyses.
On the Death and Life of Language
Claude Hagège is a recipient of the CNRS Gold Medal, and professor at the Collège de France.