The Science of Intuition

  • by Scientific American
  • Narrated by Mark Moran
  • 1 hrs and 44 mins
  • Periodical

Publisher's Summary

This edition of Scientific American Mind contains seven fascinating articles. First, discover the science behind your gut instinct. You'll also learn how antidepressants designed for adults may be altering the brains of children. You'll hear about a growing body of research that's showing how working in groups can systematically enhance performance. There's also news about the connection between abnormal sleep patterns and disease, and a report on the science of speech. Plus, find out how to determine if you're getting useful guidance from so-called experts, and learn about a new way stroke victims are regaining lost abilities.


Audible Editor Reviews

This exciting edition of Scientific American Mind leads with an intriguing cover story about the nature of human intuition, followed by an additional six articles covering a wide variety of exciting scientific discoveries in a broad array of research fields. Some of these topics include the effect of antidepressants on children, the effect of group work on task performance, and the possible impact of an irregular sleep schedule on health and well-being. This fascinating issue also touches on up-to-date speech research and new stroke recovery techniques.
Mark Moran’s clear, crisp diction makes it easy for readers to follow these gripping reports from the frontlines of modern scientific research.


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Book Details

  • Release Date: 06-15-2007
  • Publisher: Scientific American