Thinking, Fast and Slow
Narrated by Patrick Egan / 20 hours
The guru to the gurus at last shares his knowledge with the rest of us. Nobel laureate Daniel Kahneman's seminal studies in behavioral psychology, behavioral economics, and happiness studies have influenced numerous other authors, including Steven Pinker and Malcolm Gladwell. In Thinking, Fast and Slow, Kahneman at last offers his own, first... Read more »
Brain Rules (Updated and Expanded)
12 Principles for Surviving and Thriving at Work, Home, and School
By John Medina
Narrated by John Medina / 8 hours
Most of us have no idea what's really going on inside our heads. Yet brain scientists have uncovered details every business leader, parent, and teacher should know—like the need for physical activity to get your brain working its best.
How do we learn? What exactly do sleep and stress do to our brains? Why is multi-tasking a myth? Why is it so... Read more »
Moonwalking with Einstein
The Art and Science of Remembering Everything
By Joshua Foer
Narrated by Mike Chamberlain / 9 hours 30 minutes
The blockbuster phenomenon that charts an amazing journey of the mind while revolutionizing our concept of memory
An instant bestseller that is poised to become a classic, Moonwalking with Einstein recounts Joshua Foer's yearlong quest to improve his memory under the tutelage of top "mental athletes." He draws on cutting-edge research, a... Read more »
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What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brains
Narrated by Richard Powers / 10 hours 5 minutes
“Is Google making us stupid?” When Nicholas Carr posed that question in an Atlantic Monthly cover story, he tapped into a well of anxiety about how the Internet is changing us. He also crystallized one of the most important debates of our time: as we enjoy the Internet’s bounties, are we sacrificing our ability to read and think deeply?
Now, Carr... Read more »
The Power of Thinking Without Thinking
Narrated by Malcolm Gladwell / 7 hours 43 minutes
The landmark book that has revolutionized the way we understand leadership and decision making -- from #1 bestselling author Malcolm Gladwell.
In his breakthrough bestseller The Tipping Point, Malcolm Gladwell redefined how we understand the world around us. Now, in Blink, he revolutionizes the way we understand the world within.
Blink is... Read more »
The Story of Success
Narrated by Malcolm Gladwell / 7 hours 16 minutes
Learn what sets high achievers apart -- from Bill Gates to the Beatles -- in this #1 bestseller from "a singular talent" (New York Times Book Review).
In this stunning book, Malcolm Gladwell takes us on an intellectual journey through the world of "outliers"--the best and the brightest, the most famous and the most successful. He asks the... Read more »
The Tale of the Dueling Neurosurgeons
The History of the Human Brain as Revealed by True Stories of Trauma, Madness, and Recovery
By Sam Kean
Narrated by Henry Leyva / 12 hours 36 minutes
The author of the bestseller The Disappearing Spoon reveals the secret inner workings of the brain through strange but true stories.
Early studies of the human brain used a simple method: wait for misfortune to strike -- strokes, seizures, infectious diseases, horrendous accidents -- and see how victims coped. In many cases their survival was... Read more »
The Predictably Irrational
By Dan Ariely
Narrated by Simon Jones / 7 hours 23 minutes
"A marvelous book… thought provoking and highly entertaining."
—Jerome Groopman, New York Times bestselling author of How Doctors Think
"Ariely not only gives us a great read; he also makes us much wiser."
—George Akerlof, 2001 Nobel Laureate in Economics
—New York Times Book Review
Behavioral economist and New York Times... Read more »
Think Like a Freak
The Authors of Freakonomics Offer to Retrain Your Brain
Narrated by Stephen J. Dubner / 7 hours 5 minutes
The New York Times bestselling Freakonomics changed the way we see the world, exposing the hidden side of just about everything. Then came SuperFreakonomics, a documentary film, an award-winning podcast, and more.
Now, with Think Like a Freak, Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner have written their most revolutionary book yet. With their... Read more »
The Revolutionary New Science of Exercise and the Brain
Narrated by Walter Dixon / 9 hours 30 minutes
A groundbreaking and fascinating investigation into the transformative effects of exercise on the brain, from the bestselling author and renowned psychiatrist John J. Ratey, MD. Did you know you can beat stress, lift your mood, fight memory loss, sharpen your intellect, and function better than ever simply by elevating your heart rate and... Read more »
On the Move
By Oliver Sacks
Narrated by Dan Woren / 11 hours 52 minutes
When Oliver Sacks was twelve years old, a perceptive schoolmaster wrote in his report: “Sacks will go far, if he does not go too far.” It is now abundantly clear that Sacks has never stopped going. From its opening pages on his youthful obsession with motorcycles and speed, On the Move is infused with his restless energy. As he recounts his... Read more »