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The first book to comprehensively explore the cognitive foundations of human spatial navigation. Humans possess a range of navigation and orientation abilities, from the ordin…more
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"Long before the invention of the ready meal, humans processed food to preserve it and make it safe. From fire to fermentation, our ancestors survived periods of famine by cha…more
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"We stand on the brink of a technological revolution. In the near future, most of us will not own automobiles, but will travel instead in driverless electric vehicles summoned…more
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"An accessible, nontechnical overview of active touch sensing, from sensory receptors in the skin to tactile surfaces on flat screen displays."--Page 4 of cover.