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BISAC Subject YAN052050

YOUNG ADULT NONFICTION / Social Science / Psychology

Death of a Dreamer: The Assassination of John Lennon

New York, December 8, 1980: The announcement shocked the world. Beatles founder and legendary musician John Lennon had been murdered in front of his New York home. With no warning, a lone… Read More →

  • Lexile: 940
  • ATOS: 6.7
  • Dewey: 782.42166092

Just My Type: Understanding Personality Profiles

For thousands of years, philosophers and scientists have searched for the keys to human personality. Today, personality testing is a multibillion-dollar business. Many people take personality… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1190
  • Dewey: 155.2'8

Lighting Up the Brain: The Science of Optogenetics

What if neuroscientists could look inside the human brain and watch individual brain cells send signals to one another? What if they could then control these brain cells to direct thoughts… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1120
  • Dewey: 612.8/2
Fall 2019

Mindfulness and Meditation: Handling Life with a Calm and Focused Mind

From hormones to homework, parents to peers, health issues to bad habits, life can be a pressure cooker leading to anxiety and even thoughts of suicide. How can we find relief? Author Whitney… Read More →

  • Lexile: 910
  • Dewey: 155.5/182