Unlightenment: A Guide to Higher Consciousness for Everyday Peopleby Cathy Thorne
This series of single-panel comics are bound to strike a chord in anyone who’s struggled to find inner peace amidst work deadlines and urban ennui. There are no magic solutions here, only artistic efforts to commiserate—and sometimes, that’s all you really need.
Careful: A User’s Guide to Our Injury-Prone Mindsby Steve Casner
In the past century, humanity’s life expectancy has significantly increased, but we still get into freak accidents, sustain crazy injuries, and get ourselves into trouble. What are the traps that prevent us from being more careful, and what can we do to make the world a safer place? Casner proposes a few striking solutions.
The Leading Brain: Neuroscience Hacks to Work Smarter, Better, Happierby Friederike Fabritius, MS and Hans W. Hagemann, PhD
Focus. Innovation. Decision-making. Problem-solving. These buzzwords are all we ever hear in relation to achieving success in the workplace—but how exactly do we channel them to our advantage? Neuroscience has got your back.
Smart Thinking: Three Essential Keys to Solve Problems, Innovate, and Get Things Doneby Art Markman, PhD
You know how they say we only use 10% of our brains? This guide helps you use it to its fullest potential by making a clear demarcation between innate intelligence and “Smart Thinking.” Because, believe it or not, there’s a more efficient way to sort out your memory, attention span, and focus-related issues without going nuts.
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