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Becoming Mit

Pub Date : 2010 | Author : David Kaiser | Publisher : MIT Press

ISBN 10 : 9780262113236
ISBN 13 : 0262113236

The evolution of MIT, as seen in a series of crucial decisions over the years...


Becoming Human

Pub Date : 2015-12-11 | Author : Jennifer Greenwood | Publisher : MIT Press

ISBN 10 : 9780262029780
ISBN 13 : 0262029782

A novel, wide-ranging, and comprehensive account of how human emotionality develops, proposing a process in which "nature" and "nurture" are integrated...


Becoming Fluent

Pub Date : 2015-08-14 | Author : Richard M. Roberts | Publisher : MIT Press

ISBN 10 : 9780262330473
ISBN 13 : 0262330474

Adults who want to learn a foreign language are often discouraged because they believe they cannot acquire a language as easily as children. Once they begin to learn a language, ad..


Ecological Identity

Pub Date : 1996 | Author : Mitchell Thomashow | Publisher : MIT Press

ISBN 10 : 0262700638
ISBN 13 : 9780262700634

Mitchell Thomashow, a preeminent educator, shows how environmental studies can be taught from different perspective, one that is deeply informed by personal reflection. Through the..


Being Nuclear

Pub Date : 2012-03-02 | Author : Gabrielle Hecht | Publisher : MIT Press

ISBN 10 : 9780262300674
ISBN 13 : 0262300672

Uranium from Africa has long been a major source of fuel for nuclear power and atomic weapons, including the bomb dropped on Hiroshima. In 2003, after the infamous "yellow cake fro..


Being No One

Pub Date : 2004-08-20 | Author : Thomas Metzinger | Publisher : MIT Press

ISBN 10 : 0262263807
ISBN 13 : 9780262263801

According to Thomas Metzinger, no such things as selves exist in the world: nobody ever had or was a self. All that exists are phenomenal selves, as they appear in conscious experi..


Democratizing Innovation

Pub Date : 2005 | Author : Eric von Hippel | Publisher : MIT Press

ISBN 10 : 9780262002745
ISBN 13 : 0262002744

The process of user-centered innovation: how it can benefit both users and manufacturers and how its emergence will bring changes in business models and public policy...