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    • The Organized Mind

    • Thinking Straight in the Age of Information Overload
    • By: Daniel J. Levitin
    • Narrated by: Luke Daniels
    • Length: 16 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 681
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 574
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      4 out of 5 stars 573

    In The Organized Mind, Daniel J. Levitin, PhD, uses the latest brain science to demonstrate how those people excel - and how readers can use their methods to regain a sense of mastery over the way they organize their homes, workplaces, and time. With lively, entertaining chapters on everything from the kitchen junk drawer to health care to executive office workflow, Levitin reveals how new research into the cognitive neuroscience of attention and memory can be applied to the challenges of our daily lives.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Finally a book about productivity that delivers!

    • By Oliver Nielsen on 09-16-14

    Regular price: $35.00

    • This Is Your Brain on Music

    • The Science of a Human Obsession
    • By: Daniel J. Levitin
    • Narrated by: Edward Herrmann
    • Length: 6 hrs and 10 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 719
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 381
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      4 out of 5 stars 385

    In this groundbreaking union of art and science, rocker-turned-neuroscientist Daniel J. Levitin explores the connection between music - its performance, its composition, how we listen to it, why we enjoy it - and the human brain. Levitin draws on the latest research and on musical examples ranging from Mozart to Duke Ellington to Van Halen.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Neuroscience for the right brain

    • By Paul Mullen on 09-12-07

    Regular price: $24.50

    • Weaponized Lies

    • How to Think Critically in the Post-Truth Era
    • By: Daniel J. Levitin
    • Narrated by: Dan Piraro
    • Length: 7 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 39
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 35
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 35

    We're surrounded by fringe theories, fake news, and pseudofacts. These lies are getting repeated. New York Times best-selling author Daniel Levitin shows how to disarm these socially devastating inventions and get the American mind back on track. Here are the fundamental lessons in critical thinking that we need to know and share now. Investigating numerical misinformation, Daniel Levitin shows how mishandled statistics and graphs can give a grossly distorted perspective and lead us to terrible decisions.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Required reading

    • By Scott Willis on 04-09-17

    Regular price: $24.50