This Will Make You Smarter: New Scientific Concepts to Improve Your Thinking (Paperback)

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By John Brockman (Editor), David Brooks (Foreword by)
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Description presents brilliant, accessible, cutting-edge ideas to improve our decision-making skills and improve our cognitive toolkits, with contributions by Nassim Nicholas Taleb, Richard Dawkins, Brian Eno, Steven Pinker, and more. Featuring a foreword by New York Times columnist David Brooks and edited by John Brockman, This Will Make You Smarter presents some of the best wisdom from today's leading thinkers to make better thinkers out of the leaders of tomorrow.

About the Author

The publisher of the online science salon, John Brockman is the editor of the national bestsellers This Idea Must Die, This Explains Everything, This Will Make You Smarter, and other volumes.

Brooks studied art at the University of Maine. He has been a designer and illustrator in Maine for more than twenty years.

Praise For…

This Will Make You Smarter gives us better tools to think about the world and is eminently practical for life day to day. The people in this book lead some of the hottest fields.”
-DAVID BROOKS, from the Foreword

“The world’s smartest website ... Edge is a salon for the world’s finest minds”
-The Guardian

“ has become an epicenter of bleeding-edge insight across science, technology and beyond, hosting conversations with some of our era’s greatest thinkers”
-Atlantic Monthly

“A winning combination of good writers, good science and serious broader concerns.”
-KIRKUS REVIEWS (starred review)

Product Details
ISBN: 9780062109392
ISBN-10: 0062109391
Publisher: Harper Perennial
Publication Date: February 14th, 2012
Pages: 415
Language: English