The New Science of Building Brain Power
Overview: Journalist Dan Hurley's Smarter investigates how working memory can be manipulated, and how we can all make ourselves more intelligent. Can you make yourself smarter?
Book Description: Journalist Dan Hurley’s Smarter investigates how working memory can be manipulated, and how we can all make ourselves more intelligent. Can you make yourself smarter? Scientists have always believed that the one thing that couldn’t improve was intelligence. But now science journalist Dan Hurley investigates the new field of ‘intelligence training’, showing that intelligence can be flexible and trainable. Is it all just hype? With vivid stories of lives transformed, insight into the latest groundbreaking scientific discoveries and narrating his experiences as a human guinea pig, Hurley delivers practical findings for people of every age and ability. Dan Hurley is the author of The 60-Second Novelist: What 22613 People Taught Me about Life, Natural Causes and Diabetes Rising.He was contributing editor of Psychology Today, is the Senior Writer at the Medical Tribune, won the investigative journalism award from the American Society of Journalists and Authors and writes regularly for Discover, The New York Times and Neurology Today.
- Smarter by Dan Hurley
- Title: Smarter
- Subtitle:The New Science of Building Brain Power
- Authors: Christopher D. Manning
- Publisher : Penguin UK
- Published Date: 2014-01-30
- Category: Personal Development, Self-Help, Psychology, Science
- Ratings Count: 2
- Average rating: 3.5