The Talent Code: Unlocking the Secret of Skill in Sports, Art, Music, Math, and Just About Anything

byDaniel CoyleRead byJohn Farrell

April 28, 2009|
The Talent Code: Unlocking the Secret of Skill in Sports, Art, Music, Math, and Just About Anything by Daniel Coyle
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A New York Times bestselling author explores cutting-edge brain science to learn where talent comes from, how it grows-and how we can make ourselves smarter.How does a penniless Russian tennis club with one indoor court create more top 20 women players than the entire United States? How did a small town in rural Italy produce the dozens of painters and sculptors who ignited the Italian Renaissance? Why are so many great soccer players from Brazil? Where does talent come from, and how does it grow? New research has revealed that myelin, once considered an inert form of insulation for brain cells, may be the holy grail of acquiring skill. Journalist Daniel Coyle spent years investigating talent hotbeds, interviewing world-class practitioners (top soccer players, violinists, fighter, pilots, artists, and bank robbers) and neuroscientists. In clear, accessible language, he presents a solid strategy for skill acquisition-in athletics, fine arts, languages, science or math-that can be successfully applied through a person''s entire lifespan.
DANIEL COYLE is the author of The Talent Code and the New York Times bestseller Lance Armstrongs War and Hardball: A Season in the Projects. A contributing editor of Outside magazine, he lives with his wife and four children in Homer, Alaska and Cleveland, Ohio.JOHN FARRELL made his stage debut in high school in the title role of Barba...
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Title:The Talent Code: Unlocking the Secret of Skill in Sports, Art, Music, Math, and Just About Anything
Format:Audio Book (CD)
Product dimensions:1 pages, 5.88 X 5.13 X 0.56 in
Shipping dimensions:1 pages, 5.88 X 5.13 X 0.56 in
Published:April 28, 2009
Publisher:Highbridge Company
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781598878738

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