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Titel: Mind Performance Hacks: Tips & Tools for Overclocking Your Brain
Autor/en: Ron Hale-Evans

ISBN: 0596101538
EAN: 9780596101534
Sprache: Englisch.
OREILLY MEDIA

Februar 2006 - kartoniert - 308 Seiten

Beschreibung

You're smart. This book can make you smarter.Mind Performance Hacks provides real-life tips and tools for overclocking your brain and becoming a better thinker. In the increasingly frenetic pace of today's information economy, managing your life requires hacking your brain. With this book, you'll cut through the clutter and tune up your brain intentionally, safely, and productively.Grounded in current research and theory, but offering practical solutions you can apply immediately, Mind Performance Hacks is filled with life hacks that teach you to:
* Use mnemonic tricks to remember numbers, names, dates, and other flotsam you need to recall
* Put down your calculator and perform complex math in your head, with your fingers, or on the back of a napkin
* Spark your creativity with innovative brainstorming methods
* Use effective systems to capture new ideas before they get away
* Communicate in creative new ways-even using artificial languages
* Make better decisions by foreseeing problems and finding surprising solutions
* Improve your mental fitness with cool tricks and games
While the hugely successful Mind Hacks showed you how your brain works, Mind Performance Hacks shows you how to make it work better.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

Inhaltsverzeichnis
Credits
Preface
Chapter 1. Memory
      1. Remember 10 Things to Bring
      2. Use the Number-Shape System
      3. Make Lots of Little Journeys
      4. Stash Things in Nooks and Crannies
      5. Use the Major System
      6. Use the Dominic System
      7. Visit the Hotel Dominic
      8. Dominate Your Memory
      9. Memorize Numbers with Carroll's Couplets
      10. Tune In to Your Memory
      11. Consume Your Information in Chunks
      12. Overcome the Tip-of-the-Tongue Effect
Chapter 2. Information Processing
      13. Catch Your Ideas
      14. Write Faster
      15. Speak Your Brain's Language
      16. Map Your Mind
      17. Build an Exoself
      18. Pre-Delete Cruft
Chapter 3. Creativity
      19. Seed Your Mental Random-Number Generator
      20. Force Your Connections
      21. Contemplate Po
      22. Scamper for Ideas
      23. Deck Yourself Out
      24. Constrain Yourself
      25. Think Analogically
      26. Enjoy Good, Clean Memetic Sex
      27. Play Mind Music
      28. Sound Your Brain with Onar
      29. Keep a Dream Journal
      30. Hold a Question in Mind
      31. Adopt a Hero
      32. Go Backward to Be More Inventive Going Forward
      33. Spend More Time Thinking
      34. Extend Your Idea Space with Word Spectra
Chapter 4. Math
      35. Put Down That Calculator
      36. Make Friends with Numbers
      37. Test for Divisibility
      38. Calculate Mental Checksums
      39. Turn Your Hands into an Abacus
      40. Count to a Million on Your Fingers
      41. Estimate Orders of Magnitude
      42. Estimate Square Roots
      43. Calculate Any Weekday
Chapter 5. Decision Making
      44. Foresee Important Problems
      45. Predict the Length of a Lifetime
      46. Find Dominant Strategies
      47. Eliminate Dominated Strategies
      48. Don't Overthink It
      49. Roll the Dice
Chapter 6. Communication
      50. Put Your Words in the Blender
      51. Learn an Artificial Language
      52. Communicate in E-Prime
      53. Learn Morse Code Like an Efficiency Expert
      54. Harness Stage Fright
      55. Ask Stupid Questions
      56. Stop Memory-Buffer Overrun
Chapter 7. Clarity
      57. Learn Your Emotional ABCs
      58. Avoid Cognitive Distortions
      59. Use the Fourfold Breath
      60. Meditate
      61. Hypnotize Yourself
      62. Talk to Yourself
      63. Interview Yourself
      64. Cultivate the Naive Mind
      65. Employ Mental Momentum
Chapter 8. Mental Fitness
      66. Warm Up Your Brain
      67. Play Board Games
      68. Improve Visual Attention Through Video Games
      69. Don't Neglect the Obvious: Sleep, Nutrition, and Exercise
      70. Get a Good Night's Sleep
      71. Navigate Around the Post-Lunch Dip
      72. Overclock Your Brain
      73. Learn the Facts About Cognitive Enhancers
      74. Snap Yourself to Attention
      75. Assemble Your Mental Toolbox
Index


Portrait

Ron Hale-Evans is a writer and game designer who earns his daily sandwich with frequent gigs as a technical writer. He has a bachelor's degree in psychology from Yale, with a minor in philosophy. Thinking a lot about thinking led him to create the Mentat Wiki at http://www.ludism.org/mentat, which led to this book. His multifarious and nefarious other projects can be accessed from his home page, http://ron.ludism.org, including his award-winning board games, a list of his Short-Duration Personal Saviours, and his blog. His wife Marty is a better man than he is.

Pressestimmen

"Mind Performance Hacks" is an entertaining and rewarding read for anyone interested in improving the way they use their brain. Many of the hacks are really a framework upon which to build your own systems... The techniques are inspiring and practical." Gavin Inglis, news@UK, June 2006

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