brain http://wamc.org en "Smarter: The New Science Of Building Brain Power" By Dan Hurley http://wamc.org/post/smarter-new-science-building-brain-power-dan-hurley <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Expanding upon one of the most-read New York Times Magazine features of 2012, <a href="http://www.danhurley.com/"><em>Smarter</em> </a>penetrates the hot new field of intelligence research to reveal what researchers call a revolution in human intellectual abilities.</p><p>Shattering decades of dogma, scientists began publishing studies in 2008 showing that “fluid intelligence”—the ability to learn, solve novel problems, and get to the heart of things—can be increased through training.</p><p> Thu, 23 Jan 2014 16:35:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 82101 at http://wamc.org "Smarter: The New Science Of Building Brain Power" By Dan Hurley "Brain Wars" http://wamc.org/post/brain-wars <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>We speak with acclaimed neuroscientist Mario Beauregard, Ph.D. about his book, <em><a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0070XAZDW/ref=as_li_qf_sp_asin_tl?ie=UTF8&amp;camp=1789&amp;creative=9325&amp;creativeASIN=B0070XAZDW&amp;linkCode=as2&amp;tag=wamcnortheast-20">Brain Wars: The Scientific Battle Over the Existence of the Mind and the Proof That Will Change the Way We Live Our Lives</a><img alt="" border="0" height="1" src="http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wamcnortheast-20&amp;l=as2&amp;o=1&amp;a=B0070XAZDW" style="border:none !important; margin:0px !important;" width="1"></em>.</p><p> Mon, 19 Aug 2013 15:12:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 43201 at http://wamc.org "Brain Wars" "The Day My Brain Exploded: A True Story" by Ashok Rajamani http://wamc.org/post/day-my-brain-exploded-true-story-ashok-rajamani <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>After a full-throttle brain bleed at the age of twenty-five, Ashok Rajamani, a first-generation Indian American, had to relearn everything: how to eat, how to walk and to speak, even things as basic as his sexual orientation.</p><p> Wed, 23 Jan 2013 15:10:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 56332 at http://wamc.org "The Day My Brain Exploded: A True Story" by Ashok Rajamani