How to Think Like Sherlock Holmes: Lessons in Mindfulness and Creativity from the Great Detective | Brain Pickings

How to Think Like Sherlock Holmes: Lessons in Mindfulness and Creativity from the Great Detective

How to Think Like Sherlock Holmes: Lessons in Mindfulness and Creativity from the Great Detective | Brain Pickings

After spending some time with Sagan, you may find Kant's argument against only thinking analytically rather refreshing. Your feelings and intuitions do matter (and in your 20s, you have a lot of them). He's a fan of a metaphysical understanding of the world and has some pretty good points to back it up.

30 Books You Should Read Before You're 30

After spending some time with Sagan, you may find Kant's argument against only thinking analytically rather refreshing. Your feelings and intuitions do matter (and in your 20s, you have a lot of them). He's a fan of a metaphysical understanding of the world and has some pretty good points to back it up.

This Will Make You Smarter: 151 Big Thinkers Each Pick a Concept to Enhance Your Cognitive Toolkit

This Will Make You Smarter: 151 Big Thinkers Each Pick a Concept to Enhance Your Cognitive Toolkit

Good read. "This will make you Smarter" Essay's from scientists and others. Answering the question "What would you suggest we all add to our cognitive toolkit?" The answers are more engaging and inspiring than you might imagine. Check it out if you can.

You Are Not So Smart: Why You Have Too Many Friends on Facebook, Why Your Memory Is Mostly Fiction, and 46 Other Ways You’re Deluding Yourself — an illuminating and just the right magnitude of uncomfortable almanac of some of the most prevalent and enduring lies we tell ourselves.  Source brain Pickings

The 11 Best Psychology and Philosophy Books of 2011

You Are Not So Smart: Why You Have Too Many Friends on Facebook, Why Your Memory Is Mostly Fiction, and 46 Other Ways You’re Deluding Yourself — an illuminating and just the right magnitude of uncomfortable almanac of some of the most prevalent and enduring lies we tell ourselves. Source brain Pickings

Incognito   a fascinating, dynamic, faceted look under the hood of the conscious mind to reveal the complex machinery of the subconscious. Equal parts entertaining and illuminating, the book’s case studies, examples, and insight are more than mere talking points to impressed at the next dinner party, poised instead to radically shift your understanding of the world, other people, and your own mind.  Source brain Pickings

The 11 Best Psychology and Philosophy Books of 2011

Incognito a fascinating, dynamic, faceted look under the hood of the conscious mind to reveal the complex machinery of the subconscious. Equal parts entertaining and illuminating, the book’s case studies, examples, and insight are more than mere talking points to impressed at the next dinner party, poised instead to radically shift your understanding of the world, other people, and your own mind. Source brain Pickings

What it means to be human from the perspectives of three different disciplines — philosophy, neuroscience, and evolutionary biology

The 11 Best Psychology and Philosophy Books of 2011

What it means to be human from the perspectives of three different disciplines — philosophy, neuroscience, and evolutionary biology

Maybe it's the great selection of philosophical works in the series, or possibly the excellent book design. Either way, we were instantly drawn to the Peng

Penguin Classics Philosophy Set

Maybe it's the great selection of philosophical works in the series, or possibly the excellent book design. Either way, we were instantly drawn to the Peng

Thinking Fast and Slow  Legendary Israeli-American psychologist Daniel Kahneman is one of the most influential thinkers of our time. A Nobel laureate and founding father of modern behavioral economics, his work has shaped how we think about human error, risk, judgement, decision-making, happiness, and more.
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The 11 Best Psychology and Philosophy Books of 2011

Thinking Fast and Slow Legendary Israeli-American psychologist Daniel Kahneman is one of the most influential thinkers of our time. A Nobel laureate and founding father of modern behavioral economics, his work has shaped how we think about human error, risk, judgement, decision-making, happiness, and more. Source brain Pickings

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