This Will Make You Smarter, edited by John Brockman, is a book that offers you with new scientific concepts that will help improve their thinking. It contains over 150 choices of ideas and arguments that are contributed by world leading scientists and thinkers. The author of the book poses a question to them each year. This year’s question was: What scientific concept would improve everybody’s cognitive toolkit? This book collects their answers and explores philosophy and psychology among other disciplines.
About John Brockman
John Brockman is the publisher of the influential online science salon Edge.org. Edge Foundation is an organization that aims at bringing together people who are working at the edge of a wide range of scientific and technical fields. Some of the books that have been edited by him are Thinking, This Explains Everything, and What Should We Be Worried About? He is the founder of the literary agency Brockman Inc. He resides in New York City. He is a literary agent and an author who specializes in scientific literature. Quotes by John Brockman include: “Traditional American individuals are, in a sense, increasingly reactionary, and quite often proudly (and perversely) ignorant of the truly significant intellectual accomplishments of our time.”, and “Throughout history, only a small number of people have done the serious thinking for everybody.”
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