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The Genius Within

Smart Pills, Brain Hacks and Adventures in Intelligence
Narrated by: David Thorpe
Length: 9 hrs and 15 mins
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Award-winning science writer David Adam reveals how frontier neuroscience can enhance your intelligence.

What if the route to better brain power is not hard work or thousands of hours of practice but to simply swallow a pill? In The Genius Within, best-selling author David Adam explores the groundbreaking neuroscience of cognitive enhancement.

Sharing his own experiments with revolutionary smart drugs and electrical brain stimulation, he delves into the sinister history of intelligence tests and reveals how he boosted his own IQ to cheat his way into Mensa.

From the Sunday Times best-selling author of The Man Who Couldn't Stop.

©2017 David Adam (P)2018 W.F. Howes Ltd

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"Witty, sharp and enlightening.... This book will make you smarter." (Adam Rutherford)

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Interesting but politically biased (alot)

Apparently everyone who doesn't self identify as a liberal or socialist, is an imbecile and this has been scientifically proven. So says objective former scientist and guardian columnist David Adam. Obviously the governments of such places as Venezuela, Cuba, North Korea, 1970s Cambodia, the USSR and the 3td Reich were the perfect example of high IQ enlightenment. oh wait apparently they don't count hmmmm...