Who are you? Do you want to become smarter or just feel like it? We have books for you.
Several research studies prove that reading makes a person smarter. What can be better than enjoying to read and also gain knowledge from it. Here are the books that you should pick as your next read to become smarter.
1. Thinking, Fast And Slow by Daniel Kahneman
Thinking, Fast and Slow discusses the two ways that we use while making any choice. These ways affect our thinking. This book talks about how our mind is tricked by prejudices and errors. Also, the reader will learn how to make better decisions in work as well as home.
2. Stuff Matters by Mark Miodownik
Stuff Matters tells you how the stuff around you is going to shape your future and how the men are crafting miracle of engineering, craft, design, etc. This is an insightful, fascinating and truly inspiring exploration by the author.
3. You Are Not Your Brain by Jeffrey Schwartz
Coming from a neuroscientist, this book teachs you how to get rid of the bad habits that you’ve developed. It teaches how to recognise the negative thoughts, channel them in the right direction and live a fulfilling and better life.
4. Moonwalking With Einstein by Joshua Foer
Do you know how to remember a deck of cards? Do you have that good memory? This book will teach you how to get a perfect memory. It highlights the secrets of how one’s memory works.
5. A Mind For Numbers by Barbara Oakley
Subjects like math need creativity and analytic thinking, and this is the subject where students struggle a lot. Coming from an engineer, this book will teach you how to learn and get better memory.
6. Think Like A Freak by Steven D. Levitt & Stephen J. Dubner
Think Like A Freak tells how to think differently by challenging the conventional wisdon. These two authors have introduced something new to the world.
7. This Will Make You Smarter by John Brockman
Every year John Brockman presents a question to the most influential thinkers of our age. This year his question was – What Scientific Concept Would Improve Everybody’s Cognitive Toolkit? This book is the collection of the answers of the thinkers. The author explores the most suitable way of learning.
These are the seven books that will make you smarter. Tell us your next read in the comment section below.