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“Train Your Brain to Get Rich” by Teresa Aubele

You can’t know what form of wealth you want until you know what you want. Your brain is a whiz at certain things: recognizing simple patterns or generating emotional responses in nanoseconds but lags behind on other tasks: recognizing and … Continue reading

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“Blink—The Power of Thinking Without Thinking” by Malcolm Gladwell: Part Two

The next war is not just going to be military on military. The deciding factor is not going to be how many tanks you kill, how many ships you sink, and how many planes you shoot down. The decisive factor … Continue reading

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“Blink—The Power of Thinking Without Thinking” by Malcolm Gladwell: Part One

The conscious strategy is the on one we’re most familiar with. We think about what we’ve learned, and eventually we come up with an answer. This strategy is logical and definitive. But it takes us eighty cards to get there. … Continue reading

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“Incognito: The Secret Lives of the Brain” by David Eagleman: Part Two

The neuroscientist Vilayanur Ramachandran speculates that the quip about men preferring blonds may have a biological seed of truth to it: paler women more easily show signs of disease, while the darker complexions of swarthier women can better disguise their … Continue reading

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“Moonwalking With Einstein” by Joshua Foer

This book was just plain entertaining. Being able to memorize a deck of playing cards, or thousands of numbers of pi is arcane in our world of externalized memory. Other works, namely “The Organized Mind,” preach off-loading memories to external … Continue reading

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“Make It Stick” by Peter C. Brown: Part One

I read this book at a time when I had a huge amount of knowledge to learn, retain, and apply. My former techniques and discipline have served me well in the past so before reading this book, I myself fell … Continue reading

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