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Becoming a Behavioral Science Researcher: A Guide to Producing Research That Matters
Rex B. Kline
Delusions of Gender: How Our Minds, Society, and Neurosexism Create Difference
Cordelia Fine
The Craftsman
Richard Sennett
Brave New World
Aldous Huxley
Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain - Oliver Sacks A bundle of case studies, well-written and readable for both the fan of music and the scientist.

What is it that makes us love music so much? Is music a 100% cultural thing or is it something more primal?
This book doesn't quite give answers to this, but at the same time it gives you food for thought by presenting case studies of persons for whom music is in one way or another perceived differently than the average person.

Amusia, musical hallucinations, musical therapy in dementia and much more, all described in a human and respectful way with a whole lotta footnotes for further reading.