In short, this is a very interesting read.
Mind Hacks - Tips & Tools for Using Your Brain (O'Reilly) by Tom Stafford and Matt Webb is a fun read to gain insight into your cranial mysteries.
If you happened to catch the Secrets of the Mind NOVA special with V.S. Ramachandran you'll know what this book is about.
full of interesting information but all of the information i already knew so the book has little to no valuePublished 11 months ago by dr
I saw this book advertises on Think Geek and they made it look like a more fun book, but it turned out to be a bit thick.Published 12 months ago by Simon
An enlightening collection of probes into the workings of our brains. It provides a better understanding of how our brain function.Published 16 months ago by GateTree
it is a delightful book, zesty fun informative. I haven't finished due to ...life. but more than halfway through and as a cognitive sort i have found this information useful, not... Read morePublished 17 months ago by Victor C. Demunck
I got this to use for some fun "games" for a college course. It takes some sorting through but it was useful.Published 18 months ago by zfinch
This book is very detailed and very insightful, it can become dry at times, but that's because it has so much information that is needed to understand such a great topic.Published 20 months ago by Gerhart Hauptman-diaz
Points about how the brain works that aren't that practical to really use. The authors know the subject very well. I was looking for more practical applications.Published 22 months ago by D7's purchase review
I found the hacks interesting but there's no value in knowing them (not all of them).
but it gets boring since the book is big.
Equivalent to about 250M 'cores' (Synapses), and 10 hz processing power, our brain has evolved to process visual, auditory and contextual signals over millions of years. Read morePublished on June 18, 2011 by Nilendu Misra