Excerpt from This Will Make You Smarter: Daniel Kahneman and More: 150 New Scientific Concepts to Improve Your Thinking John Brockman

ISBN: 9780062197160

Published: December 27th 2011

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Excerpt from This Will Make You Smarter: Daniel Kahneman and More: 150 New Scientific Concepts to Improve Your Thinking by John Brockman
December 27th 2011 | ebook | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, ZIP | 100 pages | ISBN: 9780062197160 | 4.19 Mb

Featuring a foreword by David Brooks, This Will Make You Smarter presents brilliant—but accessible—ideas to expand every mind.What scientific concept would improve everybody’s cognitive toolkit? This is the question John Brockman, publisher ofMoreFeaturing a foreword by David Brooks, This Will Make You Smarter presents brilliant—but accessible—ideas to expand every mind.What scientific concept would improve everybody’s cognitive toolkit? This is the question John Brockman, publisher of Edge.org, posed to the world’s most influential thinkers.

Their visionary answers flow from the frontiers of psychology, philosophy, economics, physics, sociology, and more. Surprising and enlightening, these insights will revolutionize the way you think about yourself and the world.Daniel Kahneman on the “focusing illusion” • Jonah Lehrer on controllingattention • Richard Dawkins on experimentation • Aubrey De Grey on conquering our fear of the unknown • Martin Seligman on the ingredients ofwell-being • Nicholas Carr on managing “cognitive load” • Steven Pinkeron win-win negotiating • Daniel C.

Dennett on benefiting from cycles • Jaron Lanier on resisting delusion • Frank Wilczek on the brain’s hidden layers• Clay Shirky on the “80/20 rule” • Daniel Goleman on understanding our connection to the natural world • V. S. Ramachandran on paradigm shifts• Matt Ridley on tapping collective intelligence • John McWhorter on path dependence • Lisa Randall on effective theorizing • Brian Eno on “ecological vision” • Richard Thaler on rooting out false concepts • J. Craig Venter onthe multiple possible origins of life • Helen Fisher on temperament • SamHarris on the flow of thought • Lawrence Krauss on living with uncertainty



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