If you want to be more creative, if you want to be an innovator, this is the book for you. Hara Estroff Marano, Psychology Today As one of the world's most respected voices in the field of cognitive science, Art Markman has isolated a formula for thinking more effectively. The book is filled with specific suggestions and tips that you can use to create new habits to think better, starting literally from Chapter 1. Craig B. Wynett, Chief Learning Officer at Procter and Gamble and Dr Mehmet Oz, Professor of Surgery. From the Foreword to Smart Thinking An essential read for anyone who wants to operate at their best, think outside the box and accomplish whatever goals they set out to achieve. Sian Beilock, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology at the University of Chicago and author of Choke: What the Secrets of the Brain Reveal About Getting It Right When You Have To Smart Thinking not only enriches the literature on human thoughts - and its foibles - it takes it to the next level, offering clear prescriptions for how to sharpen memory, analysis and creativity in our daily lives. Wray Herbert, author of On Second Thought: Outsmarting Your Mind's Hard-Wired Habits The book is an easy read, though rewards re-reading. Unlike many of these "Think yourself smarter" books, this one has lots of good advice, and feels like it relies on primary sources more than secondary. In fact, I bet I end up reading a lot of what is in this book, taken out of context by "Think yourself successful" gurus. Save time, read it here, at the source.' Business Traveller The advice on how to break bad and lazy thinking habits is interesting, and I've already used it to good effect ... In summary, this is a thought-provoking read. Stuart Kellock, Business XL
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About the Author
Art Markman, PhD is on the faculty member of the University of Texas since 1998 where he is the Annabel Irion Worsham Centennial Professor of Psychology and Marketing. He has published more than 150 scientific papers in the area of cognitive science. He has been the editor of Cognitive Science since 2006.
As a consultant, Dr. Markman has worked with industry, including Proctor and Gamble, and partnered with Drs. Mehmet Oz and Michael Roizen on two of their bestselling You books. He is a member of the scientific advisory board for the Dr. Phil Show and is a regular online contributor for Psychology Today, the Huffington Post, and the Harvard Business Review.