Brain Trust has ratings and 47 reviews. Ami said: Garth Sundem ( Goodreads Author) To ask other readers questions about Brain Trust, please sign up. (Unabridged) by Garth Sundem on iTunes on your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Brain Trust: 93 Top Scientists Reveal Lab-Tested Secrets to Surfing, Dating. Brain Trust by Garth Sundem, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

Author: Kijin Shakataur
Country: Puerto Rico
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Automotive
Published (Last): 27 July 2016
Pages: 231
PDF File Size: 3.80 Mb
ePub File Size: 3.30 Mb
ISBN: 653-8-28440-567-2
Downloads: 42802
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Jusida

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. This book is a collection of life hacks that are supported by scientific experiments. Memorize this list of 40 words, plus a couple of ‘Bingos’ 7 letter words in Scrabble. First, this book is terribly written. It doesn’t just say one thing.

Books by Garth Sundem.

Garth Sundem on ‘Brain Trust’

Want to Read saving…. I did not know that behavioral economics was a field! As you guessed, Brain Trust fits under the category; ‘A book written in or ‘ This category is interesting as you can compare the different ages of novels with each other.

Good exercise in exercising your The book Brain Trust does a good job of talking about “trivial” things, like making paper airplanes, the colors needed on a map, delayed gratification, or how barth scam-proof yourself. I like books like this every once in awhile. A book series that I enjoyed reading in the past was Imponderables, and this book reminded me a lot of those books with the added benefit of having studies back up the information that it provides.

Here’s a short video review: Of course, the evolutionary bias was obvious, hence the 3 star rating. Ranging from interesting to weird to hilarious, the essays within yield some interesting tidbits.


Brain Trust : Garth Sundem :

What I’m saying is that it CAN be done. Jan 13, EeeJay rated braon it was amazing Shelves: Paperbackpages. Mar 16, Leslie rated it it was amazing. Mar 04, Amy rated it liked it Recommends it for: Brxin I must say some of the scientists were pretty awesome! Have to give the author credit for exploring scientific studies in the areas of behavioral science, physics, etc. Feb 24, Dwain rated it really liked it. Brain Trust consists of many little essays relating science to problem-solving.

I do recommend this book for people interested in trus and people who are a bit closed-minded. Return to Book Page.

Agrth scientific info about health, wealth, love and life which would appeal to any thinking person combined with examples which are easy to understand and interesting.

Another addition to the pop “brain science” books I’ve been enjoying this year. One can even make you a third robotic arm if you want. If Wikipedia can explain concepts like quantum gravity and Hawking’s work in the field, surely a book on better decision making can do the same.

This is an interesting book full of live short vignettes about things that various scientists have discovered.

This book is fast paced, sometimes shndem, and most important Did this on audio. When I got to the end of the book I found all the puzzles answered and, in looking them over, Gartth rather wished I had taken the time to try to figure them out as I received this book for Christmas.

Just read any New York Times article on decision making — it’s articulated clearly so as to leave a reader without a science background with a cogent understanding. Reviewing this book is conflicting. Though it looks like that the author is just collecting random experiments to let us know that science can be applied in all situations. Want to be better at basketball?


Garth grew up on Bainbridge Island, a short ferry ride from Seattle, where his dada former President of the American Accounting Associationtaught for 34 years in the UW business school. A reader can walk away with at least a handful of tips to employ on their next trip to the gqrth or maybe have something interesting to discuss at a cocktail party. Yet, it should do so without asking readers to engage in ignorant acceptance.

The scientific sundek are interesting, but many for many of them his expl An entertaining, but also kind of overly simplistic read. In fact, I was in awe that he could explain such complicated scientific findi I’m a total science geek, brwin I was really happy when I won Brain Trust on Goodreads. Mar 20, Joshua McDowell rated it it was amazing Shelves: Aug 04, Lukas Lovas rated it really liked it.

I wish the book was organized a little better, with sections to do with biology, anthroplogy, economics, etc. Jul 06, Ami rated ggarth it was ok. I had been seeking for something that was published in or You learn the different tips and tricks to handling different issues in your life.

Why do authors always insist on reading their own books? And certainly, some of the essays deliver such acumen. An obvious comparison for this scientific study is of course the book ‘Freakonomics’, except this book is MUCH more data-sturdy.