I confess I was sceptical about this one despite the PhD author A student lent this to me though and in addition to generally trying to keep an open mind I like to take an interest in what students are eading So while I probably wouldn t have picked up The Superhuman Mind on my own I gave it a try and it was all Before Copernicus right Thehetoric was not as hyperbolic as I feared and the scientific aspects were pretty fascinating It doesn t have the same kind of intense hook or narrative that some books have the writing is easy to follow but not. Did you know your brain has superpowers Berit Brogaard PhD and Kristian Marlow study people with astonishing talents memory champions human echolocators musical virtuosos math geniuses and synesthetes who taste colors and hear faces But as amazing as these abilities are they are not mysterious Our brains constantly process a huge amount of information below our awareness and what these.
Overly engaging but the subject matter is pretty coolNeuroscience fascinates me as does philosophy of mind What makes us who we are Berit Brogaard and her coauthor Kristian Marlow discuss various e a lot of interesting case studies i think many eaders looking into it might be disappointed that the subtitle how to unleash your inner genius is ather misleading unless you Health and Wellbeing in Childhood re able to apply magnetic stimulation to your I gave this book a try Ieally did I even tried the exercises in it I just can t get behind the whole Unleashing. Gifted individuals have in common is that through practice injury an innate brain disorder or even unusual circumstances they have managed to gain a degree of conscious access to this potent processing power The Superhuman Mind takes us inside the lives and brains of geniuses savants virtuosos and a wide variety of ordinary people who have acuired truly extraordinary talents one way or.
Your Inner Genius partI understand that with practice you can Child Support, for the Non-Custodial Parent, Alabama Edition (Series 1, for the Non-Custodial Parent) re wire your brain to think a certain way However that study has been shownepeatedly There s nothing L. Munatius Plancus: Serving and Surviving in the Roman Revolution revolutionary about the content here A slightly entertainingeview of people with unusual mental abilities The author claimed that anyone could also learn to have an unusual ability to work with their own mind Not eally pertinent to that at all By about half way through the book the author gets boring with his tales Don t expect to actually unleash your inner genius. Another Delving into the neurological underpinnings of these abilities the authors even eveal how we can acuire some of them ourselves from perfect pitch and lightning fast math skills to supercharged creativity The Superhuman Mind is a book full of the fascinating science eaders look for from the likes of Oliver Sacks combined with the exhilarating promise of Moonwalking with Einstei.