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    • What Makes Your Brain Happy and Why You Should Do the Opposite

    • By: David DiSalvo
    • Narrated by: David DiSalvo
    • Length: 5 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 75
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 56
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 58

    Science writer David DiSalvo reveals a remarkable paradox: what your brain wants is frequently not what your brain needs. In fact, much of what makes our brains "happy" leads to errors, biases, and distortions, which make getting out of our own way extremely difficult. DiSalvo's search includes forays into evolutionary and social psychology, cognitive science, neurology, and even marketing and economics - as well as interviews with many of the top thinkers in psychology and neuroscience today.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Cursory but not instructive

    • By Sean on 08-02-12

    Regular price: $24.49