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David DiSalvo

3.69 of 5 Votes: 4
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What Makes Your Brain Happy and Why You Should Do the Opposite (2011)
3.7 of 5 Votes: 1
review 1: This book was OK. It focuses on backing up common human fallacies with research. There seem to be a lot of studies and articles on cognitive bias, lately. One of the anthems of pop sci appears to be “you can’t trust your own brain!” I wouldn’t say this was specifically a “sel...
Cosa rende felice il tuo cervello (e perché devi fare il contrario) (2011)
3.7 of 5 Votes: 5
review 1: This leans so far to the pop side of pop psychology that it topples over and falls flat. There's nothing in it that I haven't seen in other books, and even the clever, click bait like title has nothing to do with what's inside. But then I'm not an author, and this is the modern w...
Brain Changer: How Harnessing Your Brain's Power to Adapt Can Change Your Life (2013)
3.49 of 5 Votes: 4
review 1: I loved DiSalvo's "What Makes Your Brain Happy and Why You Should Do the Opposite", but this book disappoints. In Part 1 DiSalvo has created (or adapted) jargon to describe things that could have been more easily explained with simpler language, and in the process distances the r...
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