Mind Performance Hacks: Tips & Tools For Overclocking Your Brain by Hale-evans, RonMind Performance Hacks: Tips & Tools For Overclocking Your Brain by Hale-evans, Ron

Mind Performance Hacks: Tips & Tools For Overclocking Your Brain

byHale-evans, Ron

Paperback | February 16, 2006

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You're smart. This book can make you smarter.Mind Performance Hacksprovides real-life tips and tools for overclocking your brain and becoming a better thinker. In the increasingly frenetic pace of today's information economy, managing your life requires hacking your brain. With this book, you'll cut through the clutter and tune up your brain intentionally, safely, and productively.Grounded in current research and theory, but offering practical solutions you can apply immediately, Mind Performance Hacks is filled with life hacks that teach you to:

  • Use mnemonic tricks to remember numbers, names, dates, and other flotsam you need to recall
  • Put down your calculator and perform complex math in your head, with your fingers, or on the back of a napkin
  • Spark your creativity with innovative brainstorming methods
  • Use effective systems to capture new ideas before they get away
  • Communicate in creative new ways-even using artificial languages
  • Make better decisions by foreseeing problems and finding surprising solutions
  • Improve your mental fitness with cool tricks and games
While the hugely successfulMind Hacksshowed you how your brain works,Mind Performance Hacksshows you how to make it work better.
Ron Hale-Evans is a writer and game designer who earns his daily sandwich with frequent gigs as a technical writer. He has a bachelor's degree in psychology from Yale, with a minor in philosophy. Thinking a lot about thinking led him to create the Mentat Wiki athttp://www.ludism.org/mentat, which led to this book. His multifarious and ...
Title:Mind Performance Hacks: Tips & Tools For Overclocking Your BrainFormat:PaperbackDimensions:332 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.74 inPublished:February 16, 2006Publisher:O'Reilly MediaLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0596101538

ISBN - 13:9780596101534

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Table of Contents

  • Credits
  • Preface
  • Chapter 1: Memory
  • Chapter 2: Information Processing
  • Chapter 3: Creativity
  • Chapter 4: Math
  • Chapter 5: Decision Making
  • Chapter 6: Communication
  • Chapter 7: Clarity
  • Chapter 8: Mental Fitness
  • Colophon