• by iMinds
  • Narrated by uncredited
  • 0 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Hone your knowledge with iMinds Specialist Series – have a particular interest? Recognize gaps in your knowledge? iMinds Specialist works across each of our 12 categories bringing you targeted information to broaden your mind.
Medicine & Invention Volume One looks at the invention of Penicillin, the history of the Bubonic Plague, the modeling of Epidemics, the nature of REM Sleep, the development of the internet and the disease Hemophilia.
Perfect to listen to while commuting, exercising, shopping or cleaning the house.. iMinds brings knowledge to your MP3 with 8 minute information segments to whet your mental appetite and broaden your mind.
iMinds offers 12 main categories, become a Generalist by increasing your knowledge of Business, Politics, People, History, Pop Culture, Mystery, Crime, Culture, Religion, Concepts, Science and Sport.. Clean and concise, crisp and engaging, discover what you never knew you were missing. Make your MP3 smarter with iMinds MindTracks, intersperse with music and enjoy learning a little about a lot.. knowledge of your own choice and in your own time.


Audible Editor Reviews

The Specialist series from iMinds takes one of the acclaimed audio company's 12 broader categories (i.e., Arts, History, Culture & Religion, etc.) and explores it in more detail. In Medicine & Invention, Volume 1, the wise teachers behind the iMinds phenomenon take a concentrated look at Penicillin, the Internet, the Bubonic Plague, epidemics, and REM sleep, among other absorbing topics. Each subject is clearly delineated by alternating performers and background music, ensuring that listeners can skip around to what interests them. Chances are, however, that based on the superb production quality and intellectual value of these recordings, listeners will not desire to do any skipping.


What the Critics Say

"I'm learning all sorts of stuff about stuff I didn't even know I didn't know. And it sticks. In a nutshell: wonderful." (Jonathon Margolis, Financial Times)


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Book Details

  • Release Date: 09-24-2009
  • Publisher: iMinds