Storytime Underground CogSci Book Group


As children's librarians, we can help parents understand how their brains become minds. Knowledge of how the children can grow into healthy thinkers is an essential part of the work that we do. This is our book group.

  • A Child's Work: The Importance of Fantasy Play

  • Einstein Never Used Flashcards: How Our Children Really Learn--and Why They Need to Play More and Memorize Less

  • Children's Play

  • Annoying: The Science of What Bugs Us

  • Far From the Tree: Parents, Children and the Search for Identity

  • Play: How it Shapes the Brain, Opens the Imagination, and Invigorates the Soul

  • Ungifted: Intelligence Redefined

  • Proust and the Squid

  • Giving Our Children a Fighting Chance: Poverty, Literacy, and the Development of Information Capital

  • The Tell-Tale Brain: A Neuroscientist's Quest for What Makes Us Human

  • A User's Guide to the Brain: Perception, Attention, and the Four Theaters of the Brain

  • How Pleasure Works: The New Science of Why We Like What We Like

  • The Autistic Brain: Thinking Across the Spectrum

  • Mind Wide Open: Your Brain and the Neuroscience of Everyday Life

  • Beyond Pleasure and Pain: How Motivation Works