Stuff We've Read
Robert Sapolsky | Comprehensive, in depth, and entertaining view at the remarkable and complex world of stress biology.
Oliver Sacks | A discussion of morality, science, and life in the context of remarkably fascinating medical neurological conundrums.
Lisa Sanders | From the doctor who inspired the character "House," a series of medical mysteries that shed light into the nature and methodology of clinical diagnoses.
John P.J. Pinel | Fantastic introductory course to the complexities of Neuroscience. Very in depth descriptions in an easy to comprehend, down to earth writing style.
Stuff We Want to Read
Robert Sapolsky | A unique peek into the life, musing, and work of one of the foremost primatologists and scientific figures of the last three decades.
Robert Sapolsky | A series of enthralling and entertaining accounts of physiological stories that explore what it means to be human, biologically, emotionally, and socially.
Oliver Sacks | An exploration of the intersection of Neurology and Culture, as seen through Hallucinations, and the historical implications of that intersection.
Oliver Sacks | A moving account of patients suffering for decades from sleeping sickness, Sacks's treatment of these patients with novel medical treatment, and their tales of recovery.
Oliver Sacks | An exploration of the confounding world of migraines - scientific theories, individual variation, and ephemeral super-human capabilities.
Oliver Sacks | A mysterious medical case study in into the Pacific Islands that investigates the world of disease, geology, and the intricate nature of the human brain.
Susannah Cahalan | A powerful tale describing one woman's sudden and unexpected encounter with mental illness and how those around her - friends, family, and doctors - react.
Frans de Waal | Humans and other Primates are quite similar - but are the similarities merely genetic? Or behaviorally, socially, intellectually as well?
Jerome Groopman | An exploration into the mind of doctors and their diagnoses - why do they do what they do and say what they say?