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Cognitive Activity Design: Designing Creative Activities and Art-Based Projects That Promote Brain Health and Flourishing
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Price: $25.00 USD. Words: 51,020. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Aging well
Learn to design and implement activities for older adults that promote cognitive wellness - the combined benefits of brain health and “flourishing. Learn how to integrate evidence-based research from neuroscience, cognitive aging and positive psychology. Make every activity an opportunity to strengthen brains and enhance the capacity to feel fulfillment and joy.
A Guidebook to Inks,Paints And Functional Inks
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Price: $35.00 USD. Words: 99,690. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Chemistry
The aim of this book is to give a little of the background regarding the making of inks paints and conductive inks and to suggest some possible uses and further experiments for them when applied as thick films and to aid in the development of functional devices based on inks that can be made by the experimenter themselves in their own labs opening up the opportunity for the creation of new inks.
The Ultimate Guide to Eclectus Parrots
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Price: $19.99 USD. Words: 97,870. Language: American English. Published: January 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animal husbandry
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The Ultimate Guide to Eclectus Parrots is a comprehensive eBook dedicated to assisting companion Eclectus owners. Penned by an Eclectus specialist and self confessed parrot addict, the Author writes in a friendly easy to read manner. She provides information and advice based on over a decade of experience keeping and breeding companion Eclectus parrots.
Park Life
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,670. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Amateur naturalist
The life of a Warden at Colwick Country Park, Nottingham. Birds, bodies and much more besides.
Movements that Heal
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Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 79,690. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2012 by Bookpal Australia. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Biology
For many years I have been a psychiatrist in Sweden and worked with clients using a movement method I call Rhythmic Movement Training (RMT) which is a movement and primitive infant reflex integration programme for people with learning, emotional and behavioural challenges. While my practice is in Stockholm I have also had the opportunity to develop and expand the training by teaching workshops in
Hydroponic Crop Production
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Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 152,330. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: May 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Agricultural science
how to use hydroponic growing for commercial advantage, this book provides in laymans language what you need to know about commercial hydroponic growing and how best to design systems and structures to make the best use of all those advantages. how to propagate and grow plants with 'best practise management' for optimum yield and quality for maximum dollar returns and much, much more.
One Woman and Her Dog
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 59,960. Language: British English. Published: January 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Originally published in the 1980s, this popular and entertaining book describes Viv’s life as a shepherdess in the Cheviot Hills. Both humorous and serious, lively and reflective, energetic and calm, Viv presents the reader with a refreshing, diverting and informative narrative and cannot fail to delight all who read it.
Core Ideas in Neuroscience
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 110,220. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Biology
Everybody needs to know something about their brain. But who wants to wade through a tedious textbook that tells you far more than you want to know? This book is organized as modules explaining the basic principles of 75 core ideas. You don’t have to wade through it. You can dance through it, easily getting up to speed on just the few ideas you may need to know about at the moment.
Starship Century: Toward the Grandest Horizon
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Price: $9.90 USD. Words: 139,670. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Starship Century: Toward the Grandest Horizon is an anthology by authors from both science and fiction writing backgrounds, illustrating some of the tech and ideology behind the illustrious goal of traveling to another star within the next century. Edited by Gregory Benford, New York Times bestselling science fiction author, and James Benford, leading expert on space propulsion.
Kigezi Mountain Mosaic
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 256,250. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: February 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Africa
Kigezi Mountain Mosaic (256,000 words & 140 photos) explores the land, wildlife, culture, history and religion of Kigezi colonial district (Kabale, Kisoro, Kanungu & Rukungiri) in south-west Uganda from earliest times to the present. It includes descriptions of national parks, wildlife (Mountain Gorilla), and people with biographies, contemporary descriptions and an extensive bibliography.
The (New) Marine Aquarium Reference Volume I
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 98,840. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Marine Biology
The (New) Marine Aquarium Reference Volume I: The Chemical Environment is the first of a five volume set of ebooks based on The Marine Aquarium Reference:Systems and Invertebrates by Martin A. Moe, Jr.This first volume covers over 92 topics dealing with the chemistry of natural seawater and the management of captive seawater in marine aquariums.
How Alien Would Aliens Be?
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,710. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Cosmos
How alien would aliens be? Like us, aliens would be constrained by the physical world. That implies that they will not be all that different from us, perhaps half to twice as big as we are. They will depend on vision and hearing as we do and they will live on a planet much like ours. Do they even exist? The odds are not good. We may be the only intelligent life in the universe.
A Brief History of Physical Science
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,480. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » History of Science
This book traces the development of the modern scientific understanding of the physical world. The historical approach allows us to see not only how the content of the physical sciences was formed but also how cultural, philosophical and religious influences and attitudes have played a major role in that development.
Twitching Times
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 117,410. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Amateur naturalist
Twitchers - they are those crazy people who travel miles and miles just to see a rare bird. Don’t worry though, not all twitchers are beyond treatment and not all twitching is about only seeing the bird. Between 1982 and 2003 I twitched in the UK. Every twitch was an adventure, every twitch a story, here are a few for you to enjoy.
Stopping MS
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Series: Planned Recovery. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 87,260. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Medical science
Many say that they have found a way to get rid of their MS. Some tell you to get stung by bees, others say to use certain lotions, and there are some that even say to replace your blood. This is not a book saying that I did anything even close to those things. I have reduced or removed not some or most of those frustrating MS symptoms, but all of them.
The Empathic Brain
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,510. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Biology
The discovery of mirror neurons caused unparalleled excitement amongst scientists. The Empathic Brain makes you share this excitement. Its vivid descriptions of experiments make it a captivating read. Through intellectually rigorous but powerfully accessible prose, Prof. Keysers makes us realize just how deeply this discovery changes our understanding of human nature.
Going for Broke
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,650. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Nature
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Think birders are all old ladies with sensible shoes and in tweed? Think again. Birding is a competitive sport with no holds barred. In 1984 I ended up chasing a 300 bird year in the UK, this is the story of that chase and more besides. Fast cars, girls, hallucinations and very unsuitable footwear all feature in the tale and there are birds too.
Bottleneck - Our human interface with reality. The disturbing and exciting implications of its true nature.
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 159,470. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Cognitive Science
Bottleneck is about the narrowness of Now. By daring to explore what information science can tell us about the process of learning. it reveals that we can absorb shockingly little truly new information from the present moment. The implication: the world we experience is almost entirely an imagined reality, based on our lifelong past experiences. Here at last is a science of prejudice.
Cosmology on Trial: Cracking the Cosmic Code
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 89,580. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics / Astrophysics
A great summary study of the relevant details regarding modern cosmology without complex jargon. The author's approach is "Just the facts please, show me the evidence." The Big Bang, Gravity, Quantum Mechanics, and General Relativity are on trial and their apologists go to the witness stand. Will they survive the cross-examinations? A profound eye-opener of inconsistencies taught as "scientific".
My Patch
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 53,430. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Amateur naturalist
Patch watching is something you can turn to when you have had enough of long-distance chasing for birds. It is not a remedy but it is a very acceptable complimentary part of your birding life. Want to know all about it, then read 'My Patch' for some answers.