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Fixed vs. Growth: The Two Basic Mindsets That Shape Our Lives
Fixed vs. Growth: The Two Basic Mindsets That Shape Our Lives

How to fine-tune the internal monologue that scores every aspect of our lives, from leadership to love.

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The 13 Best Science and Technology Books of 2013
The 13 Best Science and Technology Books of 2013

The wonders of the gut, why our brains are wired to be social, what poetry and math have in common, swarm intelligence vs. “God,” and more.

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Pioneering 19th-Century Astronomer Maria Mitchell on Education and Women in Science
Pioneering 19th-Century Astronomer Maria Mitchell on Education and Women in Science

“No woman should say, ‘I am but a woman!’ But a woman! What more can you ask to be?”

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Pioneering Scientist Rachel Carson on Wonder, Parenting, and Why It Is More Important to Feel than to Know
Pioneering Scientist Rachel Carson on Wonder, Parenting, and Why It Is More Important to Feel than to Know

“If facts are the seeds that later produce knowledge and wisdom, then the emotions and the impressions of the senses are the fertile soil in which the seeds must grow.”

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Wisdom from a MacArthur Genius: Psychologist Angela Duckworth on Why Grit, Not IQ, Predicts Success
Wisdom from a MacArthur Genius: Psychologist Angela Duckworth on Why Grit, Not IQ, Predicts Success

“Character is at least as important as intellect.”

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The Magic and Logic of Color: How Josef Albers Revolutionized Visual Culture and the Art of Seeing
The Magic and Logic of Color: How Josef Albers Revolutionized Visual Culture and the Art of Seeing

“A thing is never seen as it really is.”

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