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A field biologist specializing in reptiles and amphibians, Heather Heying recalls her three seasons studying the tiny, poisonous frogs exclusive to the island-nation of Madagascar. With striking visuals of the rainforest, readers will follow Heying's journey as she uncovers the hidden lives of the frogs while learning to navigate the obstacle-strewn path of a foreign society. Full of humor, insight, and beauty, Antipode is a biologist's paradise and a foreigner's worst nightmare.
A Hunter-Gatherer's Guide to the 21st Century
Evolution and the Challenges of Modern Life
Heather Heying, Bret Weinstein - 2021-09-14
A Hunter-Gatherer's Guide to the 21st Century outlines a science-based worldview that empowers you to live a better, wiser life. Heying and Weinstein distill more than 20 years of research into straightforward principles for confronting our culture of hyper-novelty. They argue that the modern world is out of sync with our ancient brains and bodies, leading to cognitive dissonance and killing us. They provide guidance on sex, gender, diet, parenting, sleep, education, and more.
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