Best Science Books 2010: Brain Pickings

Another list for your reading, gift giving and collection development pleasure.

  • Where Good Ideas Come From: The Natural History of Innovation by Steven Johnson
  • Cognitive Surplus: Creativity and Generosity in a Connected Age by Clay Shirky
  • What Technology Wants by Kevin Kelly
  • What's Mine Is Yours: The Rise of Collaborative Consumption by Rachel Botsman
  • I Live in the Future & Here's How It Works: Why Your World, Work, and Brain Are Being Creatively Disrupted by Nick Bilton
  • The Upside of Irrationality: The Unexpected Benefits of Defying Logic at Work and at Home by Dan Ariely
  • A Lab of My Own by Neena B. Schwartz
  • Portraits of the Mind: Visualizing the Brain from Antiquity to the 21st Century by Carl Schoonover

I'm always looking for recommendations and notifications of book lists as they appear in various media outlets. If you see one that I haven't covered, please let me know at jdupuis at yorku dot ca or in the comments.

I am picking up a lot of lists from Largehearted Boy.

Earlier entries in this year's list of lists can be found here and the 2009 summary post here.

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