[ John Brockman] This Will Make You Smarter: New Scientific Concepts to Improve Your Thinking (Edge Question Series) [southern gothic Book] Ebook

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Y andSurprising and enlightening these insights will revolutionize the way you think about yourself and the worldContributors include Daniel Kahneman on the focusing illusion Jonah Lehrer on controlling attention Richard Dawkins on experimentation Aubrey De Grey on conuering our fear of the unknown Martin Seligman on the ingredients of well beingNicholas Carr on managing cognitive. I love this book Way too much I had to purchase it for a class but I ended up purchasing additional books from the Edgecom s uestion of the year because I thought it was a fantastic idea There are so many interesting topics and they have definitely changed my perspective of the world for the better Icebergs purchase it for a class but I ended up The Line purchasing additional books from the Edgecom s uestion of the year because I thought it was a fantastic idea There are so many interesting topics and they have definitely changed my Your Naughty Playmate 3 - Cuckolding Fantasy perspective of the world for the better

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This Will Make You Smarter: New Scientific Concepts to Improve Your Thinking (Edge Question Series)

Featuring a foreword by David BrooksThis Will Make You Smarterpresents brilliantbut accessibleideas to expand every mind What scientific concept would improve everybodys cognitive toolkitThis is the uestion John Brockman publisher of Edge posed to the worlds most influential thinkers Their visionary answers flow from the frontiers of psychology philosophy economics physics sociolog. The concept and the idea behind this book and the other similar editions is sound and interesting Get a large number of relevant thinkers to give a short taste from their field and some sort of predictionAnd as a site online where you might click on ten or so it is wonderful But in a book collecting all 150 No so muchFirst off a lot of the post don t really talk about concepts as such along the wow it would be kinda cool Lines of late night discussions Of those that do some just tease it in less than a page whilst others seem on a mini crusade and go on into minutiae of their pet projectSo a book bringing the 102550 best or most popular or most controversial might be a lot better Leaving the rest of the thanks for taking the time online Then I d have understood the edited by on the coverBut still four starsYes because here are a lot of nuggets here and a lot of books to look into and people to explore further I have a Feeling I might have crept close to the max numbers if highlights in a single kindle book And as a time capsule it will be fun to have a look at in 20 years time

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Load Steven Pinker on win win negotiating Daniel Goleman on understanding our connection to the natural worldMatt Ridley on tapping collective intelligence Lisa Randall on effective theorizing Brian Eno on ecological vision J Craig Venter on the multiple possible origins of life Helen Fisher on temperament Sam Harris on the flow of thought Lawrence Krauss on living with uncertainty. Good


11 thoughts on “This Will Make You Smarter: New Scientific Concepts to Improve Your Thinking (Edge Question Series)

  1. says:

    I was recommended this book by my friend who used to be a journalist at WSJ, I take his recommendations serious and buy anything he recommends right away.He told me this book has a lot of golden nuggets, while he was right about golden nugget, the issue with this book is that 90% of the book is really useless.Useless in a sense that you ca

  2. says:

    The book is a collection of 150 small essays from 150 different authors, with the most distinct backgrounds Each essay is about a concept, or shorthand abstraction, which the author thinks each person should have

  3. says:

    The concept and the idea behind this book (and the other similar editions) is sound and interesting Get a large nu

  4. says:

    Brockman's books extracted from Edge.org are really hubs, that through their spokes (the essays they group together under one question) consent the reader to reach out and grab, experience, explore the often difficult to follow contemporary thought in many scientific disciplines Otherwise we could define them as toolkits from which

  5. says:

    Some interesting and insightful information but I was surprised by some confusing data A few examples I remembe

  6. says:

    I love this book Way too much I had to purchase it for a class, but I ended up purchasing additional books from the Edge.com’s question of the year because I thought it was a fantastic idea There are so many interesting topics and they have

  7. says:

    Composed of very short articles Very interesting

  8. says:

    Definitely a great summary of important scientific, sociological and philosophical knowledge, condensed into very short summaries Highly recommended as an accessible book that you can just dip into.

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    Good

  10. says:

    An enjoyable read!

  11. says:

    Perfect for within easy reach of the loo

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