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Books on brain/mind, neuroscience, evolution of brain etc. #1

Easier Reading, popular books good for introduction.

  • Incognito: The Secret Lives of the Brain, by David Eagleman, 2011 pb 2012 jcls (several key aspects of brain, incl errors, different processes/conclusions, crime/blame)
  • The Social Animal: The Hidden Sources of Love, Character, and Achievement by David Brooks, 2011 Bb 5/2012
  • What Intelligence Tests Miss: The psychology of rational thought by Keith Stanovich, 2009. there is dysrationalia, and we need an RQ rationality quotient Jc 1/2013
  • Born to Be Good: The Science of a Meaningful Life, By Dacher Keltner (2009) Jc 10/10; bb 11/10
  • The Happiness Hypothesis, by Jonathan Haidt (2006) Jc 11/09; bb 11/10
  • Gladwell, Malcolm, Outliers: The Story of Success, 2008 *
  • Gladwell, Malcolm, The Tipping Point 2000 – has many critics
  • Gladwell,Malcolm, Blink 2005Bb 9/2010 #1