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Brain Trust - 93 Top Scientists Reveal Lab-tested Secrets to Surfing, Dating, Dieting, Gambling, Growing Man-eating Plants, and More!

Garth Sundem

Blind Them…with SCIENCE! How much better would your life be if you had an army of Nobel Laureates, MacArthur 'geniuses' and National Medal of Science winners whispering tips in your ear about your body language, or how to resist that impulse purchase you'll regret tomorrow, or when to sell your car-or even helping you trick your spouse into doing the dishes? With this mighty little tome, you can have the next best thing--because Brain Trust is packed with bite-sized scientific wisdom on our everyday challenges, hand-delivered to you direct from the galaxy's biggest brains. Based entirely on interviews with an incredible lineup of luminaries from the fields of neuroscience, economics, anthropology, music, mathematics, and more, Brain Trust is full of cutting-edge science that'll help you see the real world better-and smarter. Discover: --what advanced math can teach you about getting all your chores done today --how creating a 'future self' can help you shop smarter at the grocery store --what prairie voles can teach us about love --how the science of happiness can help you trick lawyers into doing charity work --the components of gullibility, and how they can help you scam-proof yourself --the secrets to building your very own army of cyborg beetles --how memetic information can help you exploit altruism for good…or evil --why eating for eight hours can help you lose weight --the behavioral economics behind selling your junk for big bucks on eBay --how to get more plasure for less price …And much, much more. Includes a bonus PDF of puzzles from the book

Blind Them…with SCIENCE! How much better would your life be if you had an army of Nobel Laureates, MacArthur 'geniuses' and National Medal of Science winners whispering tips in your ear about your body language, or how to resist that impulse purchase you'll regret tomorrow, or when to sell your car-or even helping you trick your spouse into doing the dishes? With this mighty little tome, you can have the next best thing--because Brain Trust is packed with bite-sized scientific wisdom on our everyday challenges, hand-delivered to you direct from the galaxy's biggest brains. Based entirely on interviews with an incredible lineup of luminaries from the fields of neuroscience, economics, anthropology, music, mathematics, and more, Brain Trust is full of cutting-edge science that'll help you see the real world better-and smarter. Discover: --what advanced math can teach you about getting all your chores done today --how creating a 'future self' can help you shop smarter at the grocery store --what prairie voles can teach us about love --how the science of happiness can help you trick lawyers into doing charity work --the components of gullibility, and how they can help you scam-proof yourself --the secrets to building your very own army of cyborg beetles --how memetic information can help you exploit altruism for good…or evil --why eating for eight hours can help you lose weight --the behavioral economics behind selling your junk for big bucks on eBay --how to get more plasure for less price …And much, much more. Includes a bonus PDF of puzzles from the book
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Blind Them…with SCIENCE! How much better would your life be if you had an army of Nobel Laureates, MacArthur 'geniuses' and National Medal of Science winners whispering tips in your ear about your body language, or how to resist that impulse purchase you'll regret tomorrow, or when to sell your car-or even helping you trick your spouse into doing the dishes? With this mighty little tome, you can have the next best thing--because Brain Trust is packed with bite-sized scientific wisdom on our everyday challenges, hand-delivered to you direct from the galaxy's biggest brains. Based entirely on interviews with an incredible lineup of luminaries from the fields of neuroscience, economics, anthropology, music, mathematics, and more, Brain Trust is full of cutting-edge science that'll help you see the real world better-and smarter. Discover: --what advanced math can teach you about getting all your chores done today --how creating a 'future self' can help you shop smarter at the grocery store --what prairie voles can teach us about love --how the science of happiness can help you trick lawyers into doing charity work --the components of gullibility, and how they can help you scam-proof yourself --the secrets to building your very own army of cyborg beetles --how memetic information can help you exploit altruism for good…or evil --why eating for eight hours can help you lose weight --the behavioral economics behind selling your junk for big bucks on eBay --how to get more plasure for less price …And much, much more. Includes a bonus PDF of puzzles from the book

Language:

English

Length:

7h 35m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

00:22


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

05:35


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

02:28


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

03:53


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

06:15


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

06:18


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

05:19


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

07:10


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

06:19


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

03:48


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

05:59


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

06:07


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

04:18


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

04:32


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

07:31


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

05:12


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

03:35


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

04:41


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

05:24


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

05:23


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

05:48


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

04:05


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

05:08


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

08:06


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

05:14


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

05:33


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

05:31


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

07:51


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

05:19


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

06:17


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

04:25


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

07:43


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

07:00


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

07:15


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

05:06


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

07:15


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

08:01


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

05:55


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

03:35


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

03:44


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

04:49


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

02:45


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

05:16


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

05:45


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

05:49


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

04:11


Chapter 47
Chapter 47

06:12


Chapter 48
Chapter 48

05:42


Chapter 49
Chapter 49

03:28


Chapter 50
Chapter 50

07:48


Chapter 51
Chapter 51

04:34


Chapter 52
Chapter 52

05:57


Chapter 53
Chapter 53

05:33


Chapter 54
Chapter 54

06:17


Chapter 55
Chapter 55

03:23


Chapter 56
Chapter 56

05:51


Chapter 57
Chapter 57

05:07


Chapter 58
Chapter 58

07:46


Chapter 59
Chapter 59

05:12


Chapter 60
Chapter 60

05:46


Chapter 61
Chapter 61

03:57


Chapter 62
Chapter 62

08:01


Chapter 63
Chapter 63

06:55


Chapter 64
Chapter 64

06:19


Chapter 65
Chapter 65

07:25


Chapter 66
Chapter 66

05:19


Chapter 67
Chapter 67

05:42


Chapter 68
Chapter 68

07:37


Chapter 69
Chapter 69

04:49


Chapter 70
Chapter 70

04:31


Chapter 71
Chapter 71

05:34


Chapter 72
Chapter 72

06:34


Chapter 73
Chapter 73

05:47


Chapter 74
Chapter 74

05:39


Chapter 75
Chapter 75

05:51


Chapter 76
Chapter 76

05:01


Chapter 77
Chapter 77

04:50


Chapter 78
Chapter 78

06:37


Chapter 79
Chapter 79

06:24


Chapter 80
Chapter 80

04:04


Chapter 81
Chapter 81

04:52


Chapter 82
Chapter 82

05:19


Chapter 83
Chapter 83

01:43


Chapter 84
Chapter 84

00:39