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I would recommend it to people with many points of interest The author has a nice, self-deprecating sense of humor, and brings it all down to laymen’s terms. Pop science books aren’t usually my thing, but this one had its interesting points. I like books like this every once in awhile.

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Overall, I’d give this novel a 2 out of 5. 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 trusg.

A couple of the sections were a little difficult to understand, but that’s probably because I’ve got a non-scientific pea brain grth than any flaw of the author. Trivia About Brain Trust: Feb 29, Skye Williams rated it liked it 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.

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Was a bit slow in starting it but, once I did, I found it most interesting. I decided to read this book because I found it sitting on sunfem shelve in my dad’s bedroom. However, this book attempts to wrap complex concepts into a book that is insultin Reviewing this book is conflicting. So if you like random fact please do read on.

It was actually obvious to us that what was attributed to evolution just reaffirmed the design of the Creator. Here’s a short video review: Feb 28, Melanie rated it liked it Shelves: Overall entertaining, but entirely forgettable.

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I guess it’s yarth more talk less action. Another addition to the pop “brain science” books I’ve been enjoying this year.

Sometimes I like books that are divided in lots of little parts because I can pick them up and put them down pretty easily and don’t feel too guilty leaving them to sit for a few weeks before resuming my read.

Some of the “secrets” were really interesting to read about. And resist the urge to eat more.

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But I don’t think that’s what the author wanted. Good exercise in exercising your brain with some fun yet useful trivia. Garth lives in Ojai, California, with his wife, two small kids, and one large Labrador, commonly found shoulder-deep in Ojai’s municipal fountain the dog, not the kids; the kids only trusy in up to their knees. It is An enjoyable casual read, with doses of the author’s personality popping into the writing every now and again.


But you can’t like everything. I had been seeking for something that was published in or The puzzles interspersed throught the book were fun too. I would recommend this book to all. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Sep 16, Specialk rated it did not gsrth it Shelves: Not as informative as I thought it sunde be. Perhaps a little too often at times, but that’s hardly a penalty when moving between interesting topics.

I wondered why the guy was trying to be funny in this book — I picked it up to engage in cognitive science, not hoping for something along the lines of David Sedaris. Preview — Brain Trust by Garth Sundem. 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. I wish the book was organized a little better, with sections to do with biology, anthroplogy, economics, etc.

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My favorite quote from this paperback barin the title of one of the sections in it; “Eat more to eat less” because I liked the sound of it. Jan 22, Kayla rated it liked it.