[Garth Sundem] PDF Brain Candy Read

Summary Brain Candy

Feed Your Brain   Tastier than a twizzler yet protein packed than a spinach smoothie Brain Candy is guaranteed to entertain your brain even as it reveals hundreds of secrets behind what’s driving that electric noodle inside your skull    These delicious and nutritious pages are packed with bits of bite sized goodness swiped from the bleeding edge of brain science including the reason why reading these words is changing your hippocampus at this very moment Shelved alongside these succulent neurological nuggets are challenging puzzl. Um I don t know much about this book but I heard it s really really good

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Brain Candy

Es and paradoxes eye opening perception tests and hacks fiendish personality uizzes and genius testers and a grab bag of recurring treats including Eye Hacks Algebraic Eight Ball iDread Wild Kingdom and Logic of Illogic     Should you look between these covers and inhale the deliciously cherry flavored scents of knowledge within you will grow your grey matter while discovering  • Why you should be writing bad poetry• The simple keys to brain training• What trust smells like  • The origins of human morality• Why expe. From science writer and TED Ed speaker Garth Sundem comes a Pandora s box of brain taffy to stuff somewhere in your hippocampus the bulk of which you ll probably lose all recollection of shortly after consumption In a uixotic attempt to ward off this neurological misdemeanor I ll take some moments to ueue up any residual anamnesis I still have of Garth Sundem s vat of brain confectioneryIn some ways I enjoyed Brain Candy but not in the ways I normally enjoy a book Also book is not perchance the proper term something that would not have come as a surprise had I leafed through it pre purchase rather than spasmodically tossing it in my shopping cart Brain Candy is a mixed bag of trivia brain trials and interactive uestionnaires spiked with adages about the brain and the latest research all divvied up into small chunks in or less random seuence As such it s of an entertaining coffee table accoutrement or something you d place within short reach of the lavatory its

Garth Sundem ¼ 4 Summary

Nsive wine always tastes better• The truth about brain sweat • How your diet might be making you dumb• The secrets of game theory• Why economists hate psychology • The mental benefits of coffee and cigarettes • How to really spot a liar• Why you can’t make me eat pie• The benefits of daydreaming • Four simple secrets to persuasion• Why your barin’s fzzuy ligoc alowls you to raed this• How to brainwash friends and family• The science of body language• What pigeons know about art   And much muc. A cute little book full of bits and pieces you might find in headlines or in the pages of your favorite magazine Not uite sure everything rang true and it could have been set up better not having little bits cross over two pages having the answers in the back organized and complete


10 thoughts on “Brain Candy

  1. says:

    This is most definitely a dip into occasionally book There are some interesting snippets and references to brain activitydevelopment and memoryIt is overly flippant at times and I found some explanations of relatively simple phenomena overly co

  2. says:

    Um I don't know much about this book but I heard it's really really good

  3. says:

    Just about what it says on the tin a mixed bag of interesting facts paradoxes to consider puzzles and logic problems to sharpen your brain on Probably not the best time to choose to read this as I appear to have flu right now but it was pretty interesting It's presented fairly badly though everything all mixed up together and you're always

  4. says:

    From science writer and TED Ed speaker Garth Sundem comes a Pandora’s box of brain taffy to stuff somewhere in your hippocampus the bulk of which you’ll probably lose all recollection of shortly after consumpti

  5. says:

    I went through every page in this book reading the studies doing some of the personality tests and skipping all the logic problems I checked it out of the library because it uoted a study that said drinkers are less likely to develop dementia

  6. says:

    The puzzles are simple and worn the stacattoed sound bites too inconsistent and done better in other books and the Zen moments patently absurd Weak effort Should be one star but it might entertain some

  7. says:

    A cute little book full of bits and pieces you might find in headlines or in the pages of your favorite magazine Not uite sure everything rang true and it could have been set up better not having little bits cross over two pages having the answers in the back organized and complete

  8. says:

    For starters this had one of the most amazingly on the nose titles I have ever seen associated to a book I mean the metaphor goes deep This book is essentially junk food for the mind a collection of succulent facts ? that g

  9. says:

    This was a fun book It is a collection of short little factsstoriesstudies about the brain none of them than a few paragraphs The format made it easy to read in small chunks which was nice When I started it I kept thinking how it was like reading a bunch of mini episodes of RadioLab Funny enough the book actually ended up referencing the Parasites episode and there were several other storiesstudies along the way that I remembered

  10. says:

    One Sweet Cerebellem You need some brain power? Brain Candy by Garth Sundem is one nutritious book Learn about parts of the brain phobias optical illusions and another grab bag of goodies Enjoy a fun way to boost your I Country music causes suicide ways to win any conversation carrot math? In each subject it shows you what you're

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