Tag: brain

Nicholas Carr – Information Overload 2011 Speech

If you haven’t read The Shallows by Nicholas Carr and have concerns about the distracting nature of data overload, I highly recommend watching this 15 minute video. The presentation is titled The dark side of the information revolution and took … [continue reading]

Summer Reading Roundup

I was going to put up three separate posts on the books I’ve read this month, but decided to combine them.

In Fifty Years We'll All Be Chicks
In Fifty Years We’ll All Be Chicks by Adam Carolla is the funniest book I’ve read in years. I … [continue reading]

Your Brain at Work

My streak of outstanding books continues.

Your Brain at Work: Strategies for Overcoming Distraction, Regaining Focus, and Working Smarter All Day Long
Your Brain at Work: Strategies for Overcoming Distraction, Regaining Focus, and Working Smarter All Day Long by David Rock is different than other brain books that I’ve read. This one directly tackles understanding the … [continue reading]

The Shallows: What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brains

When I heard about this book, I knew I had to read it.

The Shallows: What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brains
The Shallows: What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brains by Nicholas Carr is a stellar book. The Shallows is about how the distracting nature of the … [continue reading]

Brain Rules

This was another brain book that Amazon recommended for me.

Brain Rules: 12 Principles for Surviving and Thriving at Work, Home, and School
Brain Rules: 12 Principles for Surviving and Thriving at Work, Home, and School is by John Medina who happens to live in Seattle and hold a faculty position at Seattle … [continue reading]

Accidental Mind

Not sure how this book ended up on my reading list, but I’m glad it did.

The Accidental Mind: How Brain Evolution Has Given Us Love, Memory, Dreams, and God
The Accidental Mind: How Brain Evolution Has Given Us Love, Memory, Dreams, and God is by David J. Linden. It’s a book about the … [continue reading]