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Perhaps the best way to be read is in small doses, which the short sections lend themselves to quite nicely. Did this on audio. Another addition to the pop “brain science” gqrth I’ve been enjoying this year. Aug 22, Yawar added it. The items are “useful” trivia, and the author talks to various “experts” on the subjects he deals with, approximatelyso that he can get the “scoop” on how to implement the ideas he explores.

Garth Sundem on ‘Brain Trust’

It was on my favorites list for a while. Here’s a short video review: I find these two options insulting and infuriating. It just didn’t capture my interest very much. I received this book for Christmas. Of course, the evolutionary bias was obvious, hence the 3 star rating.

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It definitely doesn’t go into very much detail, but usually the author included some information that you could use to Google the science further if you were so inclined. It is An enjoyable casual read, with doses of the author’s personality popping into the writing every now and again. Feb 28, Melanie rated it liked it Shelves: Why do authors always insist on reading their own books? It turns out that if you think of eating a lot you will feel like you’ve already eaten.


Something new I learnt from this book was it is easiest to steal things when in plain sight Of course I wouldn’t really do that.

It explains how I keep brxin I’ll study but it takes me a while to get into it. My husband and I enjoyed the book overall.

Brain Trust

To view it, click here. The book Brain Trust does a good job of talking about “trivial” things, like making paper airplanes, the colors needed on a map, delayed gratification, or how to scam-proof yourself.

This was a disappointment, and the only thing I think ggarth got me to improve on was my accuracy at slamming books down in disgust. Although I wouldn’t recommend reading this book cover to cover it is great in short bursts.

Above all, it is entertaining.

If any of the mentioned facts interest you, the author included searchwords by which you can find pertinent data or videos on the internet. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Brain Trust consists of many little essays relating science to problem-solving.

The author has a very humorous writing style that helped make the reading funny and entertaining. Bust out your protractor from grade school. Feb 16, Long Nguyen rated it it was amazing.


May 01, Carolyn rated it liked it. Jan 13, EeeJay rated it it was amazing Shelves: I guess it’s like more talk less action. First, this book is terribly written.

A Not science B Not happening. I am a scientist and obviously this book made a lot of sense to me since I’m one of those people who question their lot in life.

Paperbackpages. Eundem highly recommend it!! However, this book attempts to wrap complex concepts into a book that is insultin Reviewing this book is conflicting.

Apr 19, Lauren rated it liked it Shelves: But you can’t like everything. This alone promises the knowledge of being able to better understand and thus manipulate undesirable situations into more favorable outcomes. Mar 12, Lisa rated it it was amazing Shelves: But they should remember that one point, they too were unfamiliar, and it was a book such as this one that prompted them to further discovery, and possibly a passionate love of the field.

Sunde 16, Metta rated it liked it. Memorize this list of 40 words, plus a couple of ‘Bingos’ 7 letter words in Scrabble. Although the theories and research presented is very summarized, the topics discussed are readily available for the most part online should any one choose to dive deeper.