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    • The Organized Mind

    • Thinking Straight in the Age of Information Overload
    • By: Daniel Levitin
    • Narrated by: Luke Daniels
    • Length: 16 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Penguin presents the unabridged, downloadable, audiobook edition of The Organized Mind by Daniel J. Levitin, read by Luke Daniels. Modern society is in a state of information overload. Neuroscientist Daniel J. Levitin investigates how and why our brains are struggling to keep up with the demands of the digital age. Why is email so addictive? Is multitasking really possible? And what do successful people keep in their junk drawers?

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Way too long to provide usefulness

    • By Natural Biomedical Customer Service on 15-03-16

    Regular price: £29.99

    • 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
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    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.

    Regular price: £18.59

    • A Field Guide to Lies and Statistics

    • A Neuroscientist on How to Make Sense of a Complex World
    • By: Daniel Levitin
    • Narrated by: Dan Piraro
    • Length: 7 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 65
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 59
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 60

    We live in a world of information overload. Facts and figures on absolutely everything are at our fingertips but are too often biased, distorted, or outright lies. From unemployment figures to voting polls, IQ tests to divorce rates, we're bombarded by seemingly plausible statistics on how people live and what they think. In a world where anyone can become an expert at the click of a button, being able to see through the tricks played with statistics is more necessary than ever before.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Ignore it at your own cost!

    • By Georgi Vladkov Petkov on 06-03-17

    Regular price: £19.99