This will make you smarter: new scientific concepts to improve your thinking

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Harper Perennial,
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c2012.
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1st ed.
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English
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Edge.org 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.
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9780062109392
9781452692500
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