Neuroscientist Andrew Huberman born on (September 26, 1975) is known for his work on vision, the brain, and fear. He is the director of the Neurobiology Laboratory at Stanford University. His research focuses on how the brain processes information about threats and how this affects our behavior.
He has also studied how visual information is processed in the brain and how this impacts our ability to see. In addition to his scientific work, Huberman is also a passionate teacher and mentor. He has won numerous awards for his teaching and mentorship, including the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers.
Whether you’re looking for a new fiction novel or a non-fiction book about history or science, there’s something for everyone. So take a look and see what Huberman recommends!
All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque
Erich Maria Remarque’s novel All Quiet on the Western Front is a harrowing tale of World War I. Told from the perspective of German soldiers, the novel provides a unique and brutal look at the realities of war.
The novel follows the soldiers as they experience the horrors of trench warfare and witness the death of their friends and comrades. All Quiet on the Western Front is a powerful anti-war novel that is sure to leave a lasting impression on its readers.
A Fighter’s Heart by Sam Sheridan
In A Fighter’s Heart, Sam Sheridan chronicles his journey from amateur boxer to professional Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighter.
Through rigorous training and personal reflection, Sheridan details the physical and mental preparation necessary to succeed in the ring. He also offers insights into the psychological aspects of fighting, such as the importance of managing fear and developing a “killer instinct.”
A Fighter’s Heart is an inspiring story of one man’s passion for fighting and his quest to become the best MMA fighter he can be.
Altered Traits by Daniel Goleman and Richard Davidson
Daniel Goleman and Richard Davidson’s book Altered Traits explores the science of meditation and its potential to improve our lives. The book draws on the latest research to show how meditation can alter our brain function and lead to lasting changes in our behavior.
Goleman and Davidson argue that meditation can help us become more self-aware, more compassionate, and less reactive to stress. They also suggest that meditation can enhance our creativity, focus, and productivity.
Altered Traits is an important book for anyone interested in meditation or mindfulness. It provides a clear and accessible introduction to the science of meditation and offers practical advice for how we can use it to improve our lives.
An Immense World by Ed Yong
book by Ed Yong offers a glimpse into the vast and often unseen world around us. The book, “An Immense World”, explores the microscopic life that exists all around us, from the bacteria on our skin to the viruses in our air.
While much of this invisible world is harmless, some of it can be harmful to our health. For example, the bacteria that cause food poisoning can make us sick, and the viruses that cause colds and flu can spread easily from person to person.
But there are also many beneficial microbes that help keep us healthy. For example, the bacteria in our gut help us digest food, and the microbes on our skin help protect us from harmful germs.
In his book, Ed Yong takes readers on a fascinating journey into this hidden world, revealing the immense diversity of life that exists all around us.
An Introduction to Behavioral Endocrinology by Randy Joe Nelson
Behavioral endocrinology is the study of how hormones influence behavior. Hormones are chemical messengers that are produced by the endocrine glands. They travel through the blood to the target tissues, where they bind to specific receptors and trigger a response.
Behavioral endocrinologists study how hormones influence a wide range of behaviors, including aggression, mating, and parental care. They also investigate how hormones affect mental processes such as learning and memory.
In recent years, behavioral endocrinologists have made great strides in understanding the link between hormones and behavior.
Randy Joe Nelson’s book, “An Introduction to Behavioral Endocrinology,” provides readers with a comprehensive overview of this exciting field of study. Nelson begins by discussing the history of behavioral endocrinology and its major theoretical approaches.
He then reviews the evidence linking hormones to various behaviors in both animals and humans.
Attached by Amir Levine
In the book Attached, Amir Levine provides readers with an in-depth look at the science of adult attachment. He explores the different types of attachment styles and how they can impact our relationships.
Through case studies and research, he offers readers a greater understanding of how we form attachments and why we behave the way we do in our relationships.
Breath by James Nestor
James Nestor’s book, Breath, explores the science of breathing and its effects on our health.
Breath is essential for life, but most of us take it for granted. We don’t think about how we breathe or how it affects our bodies.
In his book, Nestor explores the latest scientific research on breathing and reveals how we can use the breath to improve our health.
Breath is a fascinating and important book that everyone should read.
Can’t Hurt Me by David Goggins
In “Can’t Hurt Me,” Goggins details the abuse he suffered as a child at the hands of his father. Despite this, he was determined to make something of himself. He joined the military and quickly rose through the ranks, becoming one of the most decorated soldiers in history.
Goggins’ book is an inspirational tale of overcoming adversity and achieving the impossible.
Childhood and Society by Erik H. Erikson
Erik H. Erikson’s Childhood and Society is a book that explores the social aspects of childhood development. Erikson believed that children are shaped by the society around them and that they learn and grow through their interactions with others.
This book provides insights into the various social factors that influence a child’s development, such as family, friends, school, and community. It also discusses how these factors can impact a child’s sense of self and identity.
Childhood and Society is a valuable resource for anyone interested in understanding the social factors that shape a child’s development. It is an essential read for educators, parents, and anyone who works with children.
Deep Work by Cal Newport
In our age of constant distraction, it’s more important than ever to learn how to focus deeply on our work. In his book Deep Work, Cal Newport shows us how to achieve this level of focus and why it’s so important for our careers and well-being.
Newport begins by exploring the concept of deep work and why it’s become increasingly rare in today’s world. He then goes on to show us how we can achieve deep work in our own lives by making some simple changes to our daily routines.
Ultimately, Newport makes a compelling case for why deep work is essential for anyone who wants to be successful in the 21st century. If you’re looking to improve your focus and productivity, Deep Work is a must-read.
Dopamine Nation by Anna Lembke
Anna Lembke’s book, Dopamine Nation, explores the role of dopamine in our society.
Lembke argues that dopamine is a key player in everything from addiction to obesity. She also posits that the over-stimulation of dopamine can lead to mental health problems such as anxiety and depression.
Dopamine Nation is a fascinating look at the science behind our behaviors. Lembke’s writing is clear and engaging, making this an accessible read for anyone interested in learning more about the brain and behavior.
Finding Ultra by Rich Roll
Finding Ultra by Rich Roll is an inspirational book about an average Joe who decides to become an ultra-marathon runner. This book chronicles his journey as he prepares for and completes some of the most grueling running events in the world.
Whether you’re a runner or not, this book is sure to inspire you to push yourself to new limits and accomplish things you never thought possible. If you’re looking for a motivational read, then look no further than Finding Ultra by Rich Roll.
Gray’s Anatomy by Henry Gray
Henry Gray’s Anatomy has been a staple of medical education since its publication in 1858. The book is an encyclopedic work that covers all aspects of human anatomy. It is still used by medical students today and is considered one of the most important works in the field of medicine.
How Emotions Are Made by Lisa Feldman Barrett
It’s no secret that emotions play a big role in our lives. But have you ever wondered how they’re made? In her book, “How Emotions Are Made,” Lisa Feldman Barrett takes a deep dive into the science of emotions, explaining how they’re created and why they matter.
From the moment we’re born, we start to experience emotions. But it’s not until we’re older that we start to understand them. That’s because, as Barrett explains, emotions are created by our brains in response to our experiences. And just like any other part of the brain, they can be changed.
Barrett’s book is full of fascinating insights into the science of emotions. She explores how different cultures experience and express emotions differently, why some people are more emotional than others, and even how artificial intelligence is starting to understand emotion.
Jaws by Peter Benchley
Jaws is a classic novel by Peter Benchley that tells the story of a great white shark that terrorizes the fictional town of Amity Island. The book was published in 1974 and was made into a hugely successful film directed by Steven Spielberg in 1975. Jaws is considered to be one of the most influential horror novels of all time.
Jayber Crow by Wendell Berry
Jayber Crow by Wendell Berry is a book about a man who becomes the town barber and cemetery caretaker in his small Kentucky town. Jayber befriends many of the townspeople, including the local minister, who is struggling with his faith.
Jayber also falls in love with a woman named Mattie, who is married to a man who is abusive.
Berry portrays Jayber as a wise and compassionate man who is able to see the good in people, even when they are at their worst. The book explores themes of friendship, love, loss, and redemption. It is a beautiful portrait of a small town and the people who live there.
Lifespan by David A. Sinclair
Lifespan by David A. Sinclair is a book about the science of aging and the potential to extend human life.
The book explores the latest research on aging, including the role of genetics, lifestyle choices, and environmental factors. It also discusses the ethical implications of longevity research and the potential for using technology to extend life.
Livewired by David Eagleman
Longitude by Dava Sobel
Man and His Symbols by C.G. Jung
Mastery by Robert Greene
Narcissus and Goldmund by Hermann Hesse
Natural by Alan Levinovitz
On the Move by Oliver Sacks
Play It Away by Charlie Hoehn
Jaws by Sandra Kahn
Principles of Neurobiology by Luo Liqun
Projections by Karl Deisseroth
Right Brain Psychotherapy by Allan N. Schore
Spark by John J. Ratey
The 4-Hour Chef by Timothy Ferriss
The Circadian Code by Satchin Panda
The Dream Drugstore by Allan Hobson
The Eighth Day Of Creation by Horace Freeland Judson
The Evolution Of Desire by David M. Buss
The Fighter’s Mind by Sam Sheridan
The Good Gut by Erica and Justin
The Molecule of More by Daniel Z. Lieberman
The Nature of the Beast by David J. Anderson
The Neuroscience of Emotion by Ralph Adolphs
The Prince of Medicine by Susan P. Mattern
The Road to Character by David Brooks
The Salt Fix by James DiNicolantonio
The Secret Pulse of Time by Stefan Klein
The Nature of the Beast by Louise Penny
The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work by John M. Gottman
Thermoregulation and Human Performance by F.E. Marino
Trauma by Paul Conti
What Is Color? by Arielle Eckstut
When Men Behave Badly by David M. Buss
Wherever You Go, There You Are by Jon Kabat-Zinn
Why Women Have Sex by Cindy M. Meston
Winston Churchill’s Afternoon Nap by Jeremy Campbell
Your Brain Is a Time Machine by Dean Buonomano