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The Shallows: What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brains
“Is Google making us stupid?” When Nicholas Carr posed that question, in a celebrated Atlantic Monthly cover story, he tapped into a well of anxiety about how the Internet is changing us. He also crystallized one of the most important debates of our time: As we enjoy the Net’s bounties, are we sacrificing our...
50 Battles That Changed the World
Any attempt to list the 50 most important battles in all history is necessarily
subjective. To list them in order of importance is an even greater exercise
of chutzpah. Nevertheless, people have been listing decisive battles since
Sir Edward Creasy, a lawyer who taught history, a century-and-a-half ago.
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Providing a comprehensive survey of the clinical, educational, developmental, psychosocial, and transitional issues relevant to people with Down syndrome, this book addresses the needs of family members, caregivers, and professionals alike. Edited in association with the National Down Syndrome Society, this up-to-date treatment incorporates...