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The Good: Throughout the book the author gives many concrete examples to illustrate his points.
I do recommend this book, it is a good read, and is light on the neuroscience (just enough for the layman) but strong on the concept of knowing yourself.
As part of his summing up, Johnson has a wonderful discussion of how Freud can be updated to provide a modern theory of psychology.
Steven Johnson makes a quick and easy read. My understanding of the brain is clearer.Published 2 months ago by Mick
A deeper read, generally discussing the conflict between the processing, frontal portion of the brain and the emotional, slower working, limbic portion. Read morePublished 4 months ago by LFD
Very intriguing! An excellent book that brings neuroscience to an everyday level of understanding!Published 7 months ago by Jared D. Rittmanic
A journey inside your brain. Knowing which chemicals are responsible for which actions and reactions. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Milad
What Steven Johnson does, in a world of specialist idiots, is write like a liberal arts master about the experience of the mind's activity. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Manthano
Like Steven Johnson's earler book "Emergence," his "Mind Wide Open" is one of those books wished for by every aficionado whose interest in, not to say passion for... Read morePublished 13 months ago by Charles C. Dickinson III
In this review I will give my overall opinion of Johnson's Mind Wide Open as well as briefly summarize and critique the book. Read morePublished 19 months ago by Niayesh Cortese
Thanks! It arrived in perfect conditions and in just a few days before expected. I read this book in 2003 and wanted to have a new copy this time.Published 19 months ago by Mario E. Reyes Perez