Scatterbrain

How the Mind's Mistakes Make Humans Creative, Innovative, and Successful
Product Number: EB00774329
Released: Oct 15, 2019
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781771644020
Publisher: Greystone Books
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Description

In this mind-bending book, an esteemed neuroscientist explains why perfectionism is pointless—and argues that mistakes, missteps, and flaws are the keys to success. Remember that time you screwed up simple math or forgot the name of your favorite song? What if someone told you that such embarrassing "brain farts" are actually secret weapons, proof of your superiority to computers and AI? In Scatterbrain, we learn that boredom awakens the muse, distractions spark creativity, and misjudging time creates valuable memories, among other benefits of our faulty minds. Throughout, award-winning neuroscientist Henning Beck's hilarious asides and brain-boosting advice make for delightful reading of the most cutting-edge neuroscience our brains will (maybe never) remember.

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Author(s): Henning Beck
Original Publish Date: Oct 08, 2019

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Author(s): Henning Beck
Narrator(s): Matthew Waterson
Product Number Z100153181
Released: Oct 08, 2019
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Tantor Media, Inc
ISBN: #9781618033840

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