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Brain Candy : Science, Paradoxes, Puzzles, Logic, and Illogic to Nourish Your Neurons
by Garth Sundem


Overview - Feed Your Brain

Tastier than a twizzler yet more 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.  Read more...


 
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Overview
Feed Your Brain

Tastier than a twizzler yet more 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 puzzles and paradoxes, eye-opening perception tests and hacks, fiendish personality quizzes 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 expensive 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, much more.


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  • ISBN-13: 9780307588036
  • ISBN-10: 0307588033
  • Publisher: Three Rivers Press (CA)
  • Publish Date: August 2010
  • Page Count: 267
  • Dimensions: 8.06 x 5.28 x 0.63 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.49 pounds


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