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Mirkat Always Reading

I'm always reading something, usually multiple books at a time.

Currently reading

The Teenage Brain: A Neuroscientist's Survival Guide to Raising Adolescents and Young Adults
Frances E. Jensen, Amy Ellis Nutt, Tavia Gilbert
Incognito: The Secret Lives of the Brain (Audio)
David Eagleman

How We Learn

How We Learn: The Surprising Truth About When, Where, and Why It Happens - Benedict Carey

 

Carey provides fascinating insights into how our brains not only form but later retrieve memories.  Some of his discoveries are downright counter-intuitive--who knew distractions, interruptions, and even forgetting can actually be aids to learning?  Recommended to anyone interested in brain functionality.