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In The Barmaid's Brain, Jay Ingram explores some of the little known quirks of human behaviour, including why we laugh and how we see mirages; he reports on science's various attempts to reexamine history, including startling theories about the Salem witches, a psychiatric profile of Joan of Arc and the raging debate about the first-ever map of the New World; he brings our attention to remarkable battles, from the parasitic nastiness of cowbirds, to the tiny but deadly guerrilla attacks of ant lions; and he introduces us to ...

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The Barmaid's Brain: And Other Strange Tales from Science 2001, Henry Holt & Company

ISBN-13: 9780716747024

Trade paperback

The Barmaid's Brain and Other Strange Tales from Science 2001, Aurum Press, London

ISBN-13: 9781854107558

New edition

Paperback

The Barmaid's Brain And Other Strange Tales From Science 1999, Penguin Books Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780140260670

Trade paperback

The Barmaid's Brain and Other Strange Tales from Science 1999, Aurum Press, London

ISBN-13: 9781854106339

Hardcover