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  • Paperback
  • 288
  • Brain Candy
  • Garth Sundem
  • English
  • 11 September 2019
  • 9780307588036

10 thoughts on “Brain Candy

  1. says:

    This is most definitely a dip into occasionally book There are some interesting snippets and references to brain activitydevelopment

  2. says:

    Um I don't know much about this book but I heard it's really really good

  3. says:

    Just about what it says on the tin a mixed bag of interesting facts paradoxes to consider puzzles and logic problems to sharpen your brain on Probably not the best time to choose to read this as I appear to have flu right

  4. says:

    From science writer and TED Ed speaker Garth Sundem comes a Pandora’s box of brain taffy to stuff somewhere in your hip

  5. says:

    I went through every page in this book reading the studies doing some of the personality tests and skipping all the logic problems I checked it out of the library because it uoted a study that said drinkers are less likely to develop dementia Has some beautiful handwriting samples

  6. says:

    The puzzles are simple and worn the stacattoed sound bites too inconsistent and done better in other books and the Zen moments patently absurd Weak effort Should be one star but it might entertain some

  7. says:

    A cute little book full of bits and pieces you might find in headlines or in the pages of your favorite magazine Not uite sure everything rang true and it could have been set up better not having little bits cross over two pages having the answers in the back organized and complete

  8. says:

    For starters this had one of the most amazingly on the nose titles I have ever seen associated to a book I mean the metaphor goes deep This book is essentially junk food for the mind a collection of succulent facts ? that grab your attention b

  9. says:

    This was a fun book It is a collection of short little factsstoriesstudies about the brain none of them than a few paragraphs The format made it easy to read in small chunks which was nice When I started it I kept thinking how it was like reading a bunch of mini episodes of RadioLab Funny enough the book actually ended up

  10. says:

    One Sweet Cerebellem You need some brain power? Brain Candy by Garth Sundem is one nutritious book Learn about parts of the brain phobias optical illusions and another grab bag of goodies Enjoy a fun way to boost your I Country music causes suicide ways to win any conversation carrot math? In each subject it shows you what you're brain does

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Brain Candy

Nsive wine always tastes better• The truth about brain sweat • How your diet might be making you dumb• The secrets of game theory• Why economists hate psychology • The mental benefits of coffee and cigarettes • How to really spot a liar• Why you can’t make me eat pie• The benefits of daydreaming • Four simple secrets to persuasion• Why your barin’s fzzuy ligoc alowls you to raed this• How to brainwash friends and family• The science of body language• What pigeons know about art   And much muc. For starters this had one of the most amazingly on the nose titles I have ever seen associated to a book I mean the metaphor goes deep This book is essentially junk food for the mind a collection of succulent facts that grab your attention but you uickly forget about as you consume and You know its bad for you it s wrong but you just keep going for one bite and hey look another puzzle I found that the premise did a good job of putting the book above reproach by specifically mentioned the need for skepticism while reading As a scientist I personally enjoy being skeptical about claims That said his way of formatting everything into these bite sized snippets resulted in some pretty poorly constructed explanations I was personally disturbed when he proposed using logical fallacies to use as arguments in a discussion The whole point of these things is that they are a sign of a poorly constructed argument Yes that might be good advice for messing with a hotheaded teenager but to anyone who knows anything about logic you ll just seem like an idiotAlso he presented some puzzles that were so poorly formulated as to be inaccurate or unsolvable which as anyone knows can get very frustrating Example spoiler one problem involves meeting your mother between your two homes to pass off a dog and the problem includes the statement You live an hour s drive apart at 730 am you ll both start drivingyou want to get back as soon as possible Should you leave a little earlier or later than 730 and then the answer goes if you mash the pedal at 530 you could make it home by 615 What The Hell Why don t I just leave the night before or take my jetpack And by what magic did a 2 hour trip turn into a 45 minute road race The whole point of meeting in the middle was that it wouldn t take than an hour s drive in the first place If the aim of this puzzle was to provoke the reader into enumerating all the things that are wrong with it then I tip my hat to you sir it worked A lot of his little brain hacks didn t seem to work either Chewing while using scissors reallyAfter having almost finished my BA in psychology I can safely say to have heard about the great majority of his brainpsych facts the ones involving references A good deal were well consolidated pieces of information but others needed a bit critical thinking on his part The self test uizzes started getting on my nerves essentially since they were nothing than a horoscope using pop psy terms All in all I thought the premise was interesting it gave me uite a few conversation starters but poor execution Ensorcelled The Erotic Adventures of Jane in the Jungle Book 9 of game theory• Why economists hate psychology • The mental benefits The Poems The Collected Works of W B Yeats of coffee and cigarettes • How to really spot a liar• Why you can’t make me eat pie• The benefits Sylvia Pankhurst of daydreaming • Four simple secrets to persuasion• Why your barin’s fzzuy ligoc alowls you to raed this• How to brainwash friends and family• The science Attack of Apollyon: Revenge of the Locusts of body language• What pigeons know about art   And much muc. 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Feed Your Brain   Tastier than a twizzler yet protein packed than a spinach smoothie Brain Candy is guaranteed to entertain your brain even as it reveals hundreds of secrets behind what’s driving that electric noodle inside your skull    These delicious and nutritious pages are packed with bits of bite sized goodness swiped from the bleeding edge of brain science including the reason why reading these words is changing your hippocampus at this very moment Shelved alongside these succulent neurological nuggets are challenging puzzl. This is most definitely a dip into occasionally book There are some interesting snippets and references to brain activitydevelopment and memoryIt is overly flippant at times and I found some explanations of relatively simple phenomena overly complicated and in a couple of occasions downright confusing The layout of the book I found difficult to deal with too but that s probably about me than a fault with the bookHowever an entertaining read

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About the Author: Garth Sundem

Garth works at the intersection of math science and humor with a background including a growing list of bestselling books a Magna Cum Laude pre medmusic degree from Cornell University and math for hire for mobile app and tech companies In addition to conferences colleges and bookstores you may have seen Garth's work on the Science Channel where he's a freuent onscreen contributor onli