Brain Trust: 93 Top Scientists Reveal Lab-Tested Secrets to by Garth Sundem

By Garth Sundem

Blind Them…with technological know-how!

How far better might your existence be when you had a military of Nobel Laureates, MacArthur ‘geniuses’ and nationwide Medal of technology winners whispering assistance on your ear approximately your physique language, or tips to face up to that impulse buy you’ll remorse the next day to come, or whilst to promote your car—or even supporting you trick your wife into doing the dishes? 

With this potent little tome, you could have the following most sensible thing--because Brain belief is filled with bite-sized medical knowledge on our daily demanding situations, hand-delivered to you direct from the galaxy’s largest brains.  established totally on interviews with a tremendous lineup of luminaries from the fields of neuroscience, economics, anthropology, tune, arithmetic, and extra, Brain belief is choked with state of the art technology that’ll assist you see the genuine global better—and smarter.

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--what complicated math can educate you approximately getting all of your chores performed this day
--how making a ‘future self’ might be useful store smarter on the grocery store
--what prairie voles can educate us approximately love
--how the technology of happiness might be useful trick legal professionals into doing charity paintings
--the parts of gullibility, and the way they could assist you scam-proof yourself
--the secrets and techniques to development your own military of cyborg beetles
--how memetic details will help make the most altruism for good…or evil
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--the behavioral economics at the back of promoting your junk for giant dollars on eBay
--how to get extra plasure for much less price

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