SCIENCE MAGAZINE: Volume 356, No. 6337, 5 May 2017

SCIENCE MAGAZINE: Volume 356, No. 6337, 5 May 2017, book coverAAAS. Science Magazine (Volume 356, No. 6337, 5 May 2017). American Association for the Advancement of Science, 2017. Unmarked text. Corner crease and small tear on front cover.Acceptable. Paperback. (#26249) $10.00

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Features AI beating humans at challenging poker variants, Robotic observatories and astronomy, human noice in protected areas, and more. pp461-556.

EDELMAN, GM: A Universe of Consciousness: How Matter Becomes Imagination

Edelman Gerald M.;Tononi, Giulio. A Universe of Consciousness: How Matter Becomes Imagination. Basic Books, 2000. ISBN: 9780465013760. Unmarked text. Unclipped dust jacket. Illustrated. 274p. Index. Notes. References. Very Good in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#26223) $12.00

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Nobel laureate in medicine Gerald Edelman and brain researcher Giulio Tononi draw on their cutting-edge research to show for the first time precisely how the brain creates conscious experience.

SCIENCE MAGAZINE: Volume 356, No. 6334, 14 April 2017

Science Magazine (Volume 356, No. 6334, 14 April 2017)., coverAmerican Association for the Advancement of Science. Science Magazine (Volume 356, No. 6334, 14 April 2017). American Association for the Advancement of Science, 2017. Unmarked text. Significant corner creasing on front cover and first pages. Acceptable. Paperback. (#26211) $10.00

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Features complex New Zealand earthquake could change hazard models. Also how to prepare for the next Ebola, the hydrothermal processes on Enceladus, Embryogenesis from stem cells, and more. pp109-216.

SCIENCE MAGAZINE: Volume 356, No. 6336, 28 April 2017

SCIENCE MAGAZINE: Volume 356, No. 6336, 28 April 2017, coverAmerican Association for the Advancement of Science. Science Magazine (Volume 356, No. 6336, 28 April 2017). American Association for the Advancement of Science, 2017. Unmarked text. Very Good. Paperback. (#26210) $10.00

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Features Vaccine Wars: How doubts breach defenses against disease. Also article on the March for Science and an introduction to some of the people who marched, with photographs. pp345-460.

HELMHOLTZ, HFL: On the Sensations of Tone As A Physiological Base for the Theory of Music

 On the Sensations of Tone As A Physiological Base for the Theory of Music, book coverHelmholtz, Hermann F. L. On the Sensations of Tone As A Physiological Base for the Theory of Music. Dover Publications, Inc., 1954. Unmarked. Previous owner’s name stamped on edge. Crease on front end page. Good. Paperback. (#26205) $16.00

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This classic links music theory and the natural sciences. A survey of the different principles of musical styles in history is followed by a detailed study of our own tonal system. Includes graphs, diagrams, tables, and musical examples.

New introduction by Henry Margenau (1954). The second English edition, translated, thoroughly revised and corrected, rendered conformal to the fourth (and last) German edition of 1877, with numerous additional notes and a new additional appendix bringing down information to 1885 and especially adapted to the use of music students by Alexander J. Ellis.

BRUNER, J: Acts of Meaning: Four Lectures on Mind and Culture

Acts of Meaning: Four Lectures on Mind and Culture, book coverBruner, Jerome. Acts of Meaning: Four Lectures on Mind and Culture (Jerusalem-Harvard Lectures). Harvard University Press, 1990. ISBN: 0674003616. Unmarked text. 179p. Index. Notes.

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Argues that the cognitive revolution has led psychology away from understanding mind as a creator of meaning.

Bruner (1915-2016) was one of the pioneers of the cognitive psychology movement in the United States. Very Good. Paperback. (#26188) $10.00

NYAS: Visualization and Imaging in Transport Phenomena (Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, V. 972)

Visualization and Imaging in Transport Phenomena (Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, V. 972), book coverSideman, Samuel and Amir Landesberg (editors). Visualization and Imaging in Transport Phenomena (Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, V. 972). New York Academy of Sciences, 2002. ISBN: 1573313718. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback. (#26157) $16.00

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Result of the International Symposium on Visualization and Imaging in transport Phenomena held May 5-10, 2002 in Antalya, Turkey and organized by the International Centre for Heat and Mass Transfer and the Visualization Society of Japan. Illustrated. 344p. References.

The papers in this volume examine: object recognition and feature extraction; shape analysis, 3D reconstruction and restoration; pattern recognition; digital imaging processing; neural networks; molecular and cellular motion and transport; tissue and organ characterization; tomography, surface potential and signal analysis.