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The Resource Smarter : the new science of building brain power, Dan Hurley

Smarter : the new science of building brain power, Dan Hurley

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Smarter : the new science of building brain power
Title
Smarter
Title remainder
the new science of building brain power
Statement of responsibility
Dan Hurley
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
With vivid stories of lives transformed, science journalist Dan Hurley delivers practical findings for people of every age and ability. Along the way, he narrates with acid-tongued wit his experiences as a human guinea pig, road-testing commercial brain-training programs, learning to play the Renaissance lute, getting physically fit, even undergoing transcranial direct current stimulation
Summary
With vivid stories of lives transformed, science journalist Dan Hurley delivers practical findings for people of every age and ability. Along the way, he narrates with acid-tongued wit his experiences as a human guinea pig, road-testing commercial brain-training programs, learning to play the Renaissance lute, getting physically fit, even undergoing transcranial direct current stimulation
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Writing style
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10247288
Cataloging source
YDXCP
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1957-
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Hurley, Dan
Dewey number
153.9
Index
index present
LC call number
BF431
LC item number
.H83 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Mental efficiency
  • Brain
Target audience
adult
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the new science of building brain power
Label
Smarter : the new science of building brain power, Dan Hurley
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
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rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
  • Flowers for Ts65Dn: the search for a drug for Down syndrome
  • Clash of the titans: a tale of five scientific meetings
  • Final exam: my post-training results
  • Expading the mind's workspace: the pioneers who overturned a century of dogma
  • Measure of a man: testing my brain before I train
  • A good brain trainer is hard to find: a skeptic's guide to what does (and does not) work
  • Old-school brain training: training methods of the ancients
  • Smart pills and thinking caps: the promise and peril of sci-fi methods
  • Boot camp for my brain: setting up my training regimen
  • Are you smarter than a mouse?: the biological and evolutionary basis of human intelligence
  • Defenders of the faith: meetings with the arch-skeptic
Control code
849719216
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxiv, 275 pages
Isbn
9781594631276
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Label
Smarter : the new science of building brain power, Dan Hurley
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
  • Flowers for Ts65Dn: the search for a drug for Down syndrome
  • Clash of the titans: a tale of five scientific meetings
  • Final exam: my post-training results
  • Expading the mind's workspace: the pioneers who overturned a century of dogma
  • Measure of a man: testing my brain before I train
  • A good brain trainer is hard to find: a skeptic's guide to what does (and does not) work
  • Old-school brain training: training methods of the ancients
  • Smart pills and thinking caps: the promise and peril of sci-fi methods
  • Boot camp for my brain: setting up my training regimen
  • Are you smarter than a mouse?: the biological and evolutionary basis of human intelligence
  • Defenders of the faith: meetings with the arch-skeptic
Control code
849719216
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxiv, 275 pages
Isbn
9781594631276
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.

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