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    • Brighter Brains

    • Scientific American Mind
    • By: James R. Flynn, David Biello, Ingrid Kiefer, and others
    • Narrated by: Mark Moran
    • Length: 1 hr and 37 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 38
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19

    This edition includes six fascinating articles. You'll learn the secrets of effective leadership and hear how language influences our choices - from foods we eat to the laws we support. Also, discover how experts are finding out how acts of violence in schools can be predicted. Then, find out how the brain balances social concerns with economic decisions. Next, learn about the two to three percent of the population that can't recognize faces. Finally, hear why students are dropping out of college.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good stuff

    • By Douglas on 02-13-11

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Conservation

    • By: James Flynn
    • Narrated by: Simon Wright
    • Length: 7 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 12

    In 2034, the Universal Mining Agency launched a ship full of eager potential colonists. Conservation provides its passengers with everything they need as it sets off for their new home on a distant, habitable planet. As the decades go by, the optimism and hope that surrounded its launch dissipate, and certain members of agency staff begin to have their doubts about the project. Conservation was meant to be a microcosm of humanity, minus the cruelty and ill health. Society has degraded into a violent, fascist regime built on slavery and famine, but this time, things were to be different.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Not sure quiet where to go with this.

    • By Matthew on 02-21-18

    Regular price: $19.95