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This alone promises the knowledge of being sundeem to better understand and thus manipulate undesirable situations into more favorable outcomes. You learn the different tips and tricks to handling different issues in your life.

Garth Sundem on ‘Brain Trust’

A Not science B Not happening. I can’t wait to discuss the related material with gadth folks. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. If you enjoy learning random facts and vrain I highly recommend this book. Although I wouldn’t recommend reading this book cover to cover it is great in short bursts. Ranging from interesting to weird to hilarious, the essays within yield some interesting tidbits.

Another addition to the pop “brain science” books I’ve been enjoying this year.

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As it’s been a while since I read the book my memory might not be ass good as it should be, but I think some of the items were pretty much old wives’ tales and some were lacking in supportive evidence. It definitely doesn’t go into very much detail, but usually the author included some information that you could use to Google the science further if you were so inclined.


Of course, the evolutionary bias was obvious, hence the 3 star rating. Mar 12, Lisa rated it it was amazing Shelves: Was a bit slow in starting it but, once I did, I found it most interesting. Good exercise in exercising your brain with some fun yet useful trivia.

With such a large verity there is sure to be an lest one for everyone to enjoy. And okay, some of the science was sort of cool, but do you know how much is applicable to your life? Definitely an interesting book.

I guess it’s like more talk less action. Overall entertaining, but entirely forgettable. An obvious comparison for this scientific study is of course the book ‘Freakonomics’, except this book is MUCH more data-sturdy.

Pop science books aren’t usually my thing, but this one had its interesting points. The sunsem has puzzles every so often. Brain Trust was a fun read! Jun 04, Marcia rated it really liked it Shelves: Did this on gafth. But I don’t think that’s what the author wanted. Perhaps the best way sunddem be read is in small doses, which the short sections lend themselves to quite nicely.

It is An enjoyable casual read, with doses of the author’s personality popping into the writing every now and again. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. I found several of them intersting, but a very few of them applicable to my life. To view it, click here. The writing was light and witty. This book is a collection of life hacks that are supported by scientific experiments.


Stay tuned for more fun, fascinating and sometimes useful books nestled at the nexus of pop and science. Brai if you haven’t been reading other books on brainhacking os lifehacking. Some of the “secrets” were really interesting to read about.

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Bust out your protractor from grade school. Though it looks like that the author is just collecting random experiments to let us know that science can be applied in all situations. Memorize this list of I mean, what was this?

More than anything, reading this book felt more like reading someone’s personal blog. I feel like I’m learning soooooo much.

This book took me over a month to finish because I did just that. Some of the entries weren’t as interesting as others, but that has more to do with my personal taste than how well they were written. But there This is an interesting book full of live short vignettes about things that various scientists have discovered.

I wondered why the guy was trying to be funny in this book — I picked it up to engage in cognitive science, not hoping for subdem along the lines of David Sedaris.

It explains how I keep saying I’ll study but it takes me a while to get into it. Refresh and gxrth again.