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Evolution

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    The Dawn of Everything

    A New History of Humanity

    Narrated by Malk Williams ...

    Unabridged

    24 hours 2 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.For generations, our remote ancestors have been cast as primitive and childlike - either free and equal, or thuggish and warlike. Civilization, we are told, could be achieved only by sacrificing those original freedoms or, alternatively, by taming our baser instincts. David Graeber and David Wengrow show how such theories first emerged in the eighteenth century as a ... Read more

    $30.29 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Behave

    The Biology of Humans at Our Best and Worst

    Narrated by Michael Goldstrom ...

    Unabridged

    26 hours 27 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.The audiobook edition of Behave by Robert Sapolsky, read by Michael Goldstrom.The New York Times best sellerWinner of the 2017 LA Times Book PrizeWhy do human beings behave as they do?We are capable of savage acts of violence but also spectacular feats of kindness: is one side of our nature destined to win out over... ... Read more

    $30.29 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Elephant in the Brain

    Hidden Motives in Everyday Life

    Narrated by Jeffrey Kafer ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 26 min

    Human beings are primates, and primates are political animals. Our brains, therefore, are designed not just to hunt and gather, but also to help us get ahead socially, often via deception and self-deception. But while we may be self-interested schemers, we benefit by pretending otherwise. The less we know about our own ugly motives, the better-and thus we don't like to talk or even think about the ... Read more

    $37.43 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Zoologist's Guide to the Galaxy

    What Animals on Earth Reveal about Aliens – and Ourselves

    Narrated by Samuel West ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 13 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.We are unprepared for the greatest discovery of modern science. Scientists are confident that there is alien life across the universe yet we have not moved beyond our perception of 'aliens' as Hollywood stereotypes. The time has come to abandon our fixation on alien monsters and place our expectations on solid scientific footing.Using his own expert understanding of life ... Read more

    $24.61 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Rutherford and Fry’s Complete Guide to Absolutely Everything

    Unabridged

    7 hours 2 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.'If only Adam Rutherford and Hannah Fry were on tap to all of us, all the time . . . The pair have such a gift for making life, numbers and the forces at work in the universe all the richer, stranger, funnier and more marvellous.' Stephen FryIn Rutherford and Fry's comprehensive guidebook, they tell the complete story of the universe and absolutely everything in it - ... Read more

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    Kluge

    The Haphazard Construction of the Human Mind

    by Gary Marcus ...
    Narrated by Stephen Hoye ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 33 min

    Are we "noble in reason"? Perfect, in God's image? Far from it, says New York University psychologist Gary Marcus. In this lucid and revealing book, Marcus argues that the mind is not an elegantly designed organ but a "kluge," a clumsy, cobbled-together contraption. He unveils a fundamentally new way of looking at the human mind-think duct tape, not supercomputer-that sheds light on some of the ... Read more

    $25.44 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Connections

    A Story of Human Feeling

    Unabridged

    9 hours 32 min

    In this riveting journey through the hidden realms of the human mind, a world-renowned psychiatrist and neuroscientist explores the origins of human emotion, and examines what mental illnesses reveal about all of us - how the broken can illuminate the unbroken.Why do we feel what we feel?Mental illness is one of the greatest causes of human suffering, but the reasons we bear this burden, and the ... Read more

    $24.61 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Cosmosapiens

    Human Evolution from the Origin of the Universe

    by John Hands ...
    Narrated by Gildart Jackson ...

    Unabridged

    31 hours 11 min

    The book that transforms our understanding of what we are and where we came from.Specialist scientific fields are developing at incredibly swift speeds, but what can they really tell us about how the universe began and how we humans evolved to play such a dominant role on Earth?John Hands’ extraordinarily ambitious quest is to bring together this scientific knowledge and evaluate without bias or ... Read more

    $44.85 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Hacking Darwin

    Genetic Engineering and the Future of Humanity

    by Jamie Metzl ...
    Narrated by Eric Jason Martin ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 58 min

    From leading geopolitical expert and technology futurist Jamie Metzl comes a groundbreaking exploration of the many ways genetic-engineering is shaking the core foundations of our lives-sex, war, love, and death. At the dawn of the genetics revolution, our DNA is becoming as readable, writable, and hackable as our information technology. But as humanity starts retooling our own genetic code, the ... Read more

    $37.43 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Jaws

    The Story of a Hidden Epidemic

    Narrated by Gregg Rizzo ...

    Unabridged

    4 hours 34 min

    There's a silent epidemic in western civilization, and it is right under our noses. Our jaws are getting smaller and our teeth crooked and crowded, creating not only aesthetic challenges but also difficulties with breathing. Modern orthodontics has persuaded us that braces and oral devices can correct these problems. While teeth can certainly be straightened, what about the underlying causes of ... Read more

    $19.45 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors

    Unabridged

    15 hours 44 min

    World renowned scientist Carl Sagan and acclaimed author Ann Druyan have written a Roots for the human species, a lucid and riveting account of how humans got to be the way we are. It shows with humor and drama that many of our key traits--self-awareness, technology, family ties, submission to authority, hatred for those a little different from ourselves, reason, and ethics--are rooted in the deep ... Read more

    $29.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Fossil Men

    The Quest for the Oldest Skeleton and the Origins of Humankind

    Narrated by Roger Wayne ...

    Unabridged

    15 hours 21 min

    "*A rip-roaring tale, *Fossil Men is one of those rare books that can be a prism through which to view the world, exposing the fabric of the Earth and illuminating the Tree of Life." —New York Times bestselling author Peter Nichols**A behind-the-scenes account of the shocking discovery of the skeleton of “Ardi,” a human ancestor far older than Lucy - a find that shook the world of ... Read more

    $39.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Viral: The Search for the Origin of Covid-19

    Narrated by Gavin Osborn ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 17 min

    Understanding how Covid-19 started is more important than we know for the future of humankind.Determining whether the virus came from nature or from a lab will help us to safeguard against the next pandemic.This disease will forever punctuate modern history. It has led to the deaths of millions, sickened hundreds of millions and affected the lives of almost every person on the planet. We now know ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Memorias de un primate (A Primate's Memoir)

    La vida nada convencional de un neurocientifico entre babuinos (A Neuroscientists Unconventional Life Among the Baboons)

    Narrated by Tony Chiroldes ...

    Unabridged

    19 hours 23 min

    En la tradición de Jane Goodall y Dian Fossey, Robert Sapolsky, uno de los divulgadores científicos más reconocidos en la actualidad, cuenta la fascinante historia de cómo dejó las comodidades de la universidad para compartir durante más de dos décadas su trabajo de campo con una tropa de traviesos babuinos en la sabana africana. Sólo un joven idealista podía aterrizar en el corazón de Kenia ... Read more

    $44.91 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Compórtate (Behave)

    La biologia que hay detras de nuestros mejores y peores comp (The Biology of Humans at Our Best and Worst)

    Narrated by Martin Untrojb ...

    Unabridged

    45 hours 9 min

    Un examen minucioso del comportamiento humano y una respuesta a la pregunta: ¿por qué hacemos las cosas que hacemos? Sapolsky analiza los factores en juego, desde el momento previo hasta los factores arraigados en la historia de nuestra especie y su legado evolutivo. Partiendo de una explicación neurobiológica —¿qué sucedió en el cerebro de una persona un segundo antes de que se comportara así?, ... Read more

    $59.89 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The 4 States of Consciousness

    Narrated by Michael Mathiesen ...

    Unabridged

    1 hour 50 min

    Every living thing with a brain has some form of Consciousness, or an awareness of who or what they are and the role they play in the universe. But few of the living really know what to do with that information.Electrons make up the first state of Consciousness. We now know that they can learn about each other and bind together for life like a marriage in what's known as 'Entanglements.' Whenever ... Read more

    $22.39 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Battle for the Beginning

    The Bible on Creation and the Fall of Adam

    Unabridged

    7 hours

    The battle lines have been drawn. Is the enemy winning?"Thanks to the theory of evolution," writes best-selling author John MacArthur, "naturalism is now the dominant religion of modern society. Less than a century and a half ago, Charles Darwin popularized the credo for this secular religion. Naturalism has now replaced Christianity as the main religion of the Western world, and evolution has ... Read more

    $27.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Macat Analysis of Charles Darwin's On the Origin of Species

    Narrated by John Chancer ...

    Unabridged

    2 hours 2 min

    The idea of evolution and that earth’s species descended from common ancestors had already been around for some time when Darwin published On the Origin of Species in 1859. What was new about his work was that it explained evolution, using a theory called natural selection. This claimed that species change in small ways, gradually, over long periods of time; the individuals best suited to their ... Read more

    $15.77 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    On the Backs of Tortoises

    Darwin, the Galapagos, and the Fate of an Evolutionary Eden

    Narrated by Donna Postel ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 38 min

    An insightful exploration of the iconic Galápagos tortoises, and how their fate is inextricably linked to our own in a rapidly changing world. The Galápagos archipelago is often viewed as a last foothold of pristine nature. For sixty years, conservationists have worked to restore this evolutionary Eden after centuries of exploitation at the hands of pirates, whalers, and island settlers. This book ... Read more

    $37.43 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Darwin's Doubt

    The Explosive Origin of Animal Life and the Case for Intelligent Design

    Narrated by Derek Shetterly ...

    Unabridged

    14 hours 59 min

    When Charles Darwin finished The Origin of Species, he thought that he had explained every clue, but one. Though his theory could explain many facts, Darwin knew that there was a significant event in the history of life that his theory did not explain. During this event, the “Cambrian explosion,” many animals suddenly appeared in the fossil record without apparent ancestors in earlier layers of ... Read more

    $39.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Deep History of Ourselves

    The Four-Billion-Year Story of How We Got Conscious Brains

    by Joseph LeDoux ...
    Narrated by Fred Sanders ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 9 min

    A leading neuroscientist offers a history of the evolution of the brain from unicellular organisms to the complexity of animals and human beings todayRenowned neuroscientist Joseph LeDoux digs into the natural history of life on earth to provide a new perspective on the similarities between us and our ancestors in deep time. This page-turning survey of the whole of terrestrial evolution sheds new ... Read more

    $29.95 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Evolution

    Still a Theory in Crisis

    Narrated by John McLain ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 5 min

    More than thirty years after his landmark book Evolution: A Theory in Crisis (1985), biologist Michael Denton revisits his earlier thesis about the inability of Darwinian evolution to explain the history of life. He argues that there remains “an irresistible consilience of evidence for rejecting Darwinian cumulative selection as the major driving force of evolution.” From the origin of life to the ... Read more

    $29.88 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Close Encounters with Humankind

    A Paleoanthropologist Investigates Our Evolving Species

    by Sang-Hee Lee ...
    Narrated by Emily Woo Zeller ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 37 min

    What can fossilized teeth tell us about our ancient life expectancy? What can big data on fossils reveal about farming's problematic role in human evolution? How can simple geometric comparisons of skull and pelvic fossils suggest an origin to our social nature? In Close Encounters with Humankind, paleoanthropologist Sang-Hee Lee explores some of our biggest evolutionary questions from unexpected ... Read more

    $29.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    A Polar Affair

    Antarctica’s Forgotten Hero and the Secret Love Lives of Penguins

    Narrated by Raphael Corkhill ...

    Unabridged

    13 hours 9 min

    A captivating blend of true adventure and natural history by one of today’s leading penguin experts and Antarctic explorersGeorge Murray Levick was the physician on Robert Falcon Scott’s tragic Antarctic expedition of 1910. Marooned for an Antarctic winter, Levick passed the time by becoming the first man to study penguins up close. His findings were so shocking to Victorian morals that they were ... Read more

    $34.37 AUD or free with audiobook trial