5 Brainy Books to Read If You Want to Be a Badass! * Sonia Holt

5 Brainy Books to Read If You Want to Be a Badass!

Turns out you can teach a “old dog” new tricks. These five books will help you learn more about your brain and how it works. By doing so you can then “control the process” and realize your full potential.

Just because you're bad at something today doesn't mean you must keep being bad at it tomorrow. If you want to get good at something, you shape your mind through disciplined practice. In short, the more you practice, the better you get.

So, if the brain is the organ that literally constructs the world around you (read the books below to have a better understand of the role the brain plays in your reality,) it's wise to figure out how it works so you can take control of the process.

Understanding the neuro-anatomical realities and taking control of the process, is what will unleash your true potential.

The five books listed below will unlock some of the mysteries of the brain and how it relates to the world we create around us, but it will supercharge your mind! Understanding is the key to unlocking your full potential.

  1. IncogIncognito by David Eagleman
  • The conscious mind is really the last to know
  • The real work of constructing what you think of as “you” is being done by the subconscious.


2.  Phantoms of the Brain by V. S. Ramachandran

  • Book takes its name from the strange phantom limb syndrome, where a patient persistently feels an amputated limb is still there and usually feels all the pain.Phantom
  • This book explores the weird and wonderful world of the brain.  It describes the use by the brain of mapping, remapping, and specialization.


3.  The Tell-Tale Brain by V. S. Ramachandran

  • Subtitle:  “A Neuroscientist's Quest for What Makes Us Human.Tell
  • This book peeks under the hood at the processes that drive our mental functions.
  • Helps us better understand the brain
  • Helps understand what invisibly steers our behavior


4.  Making a Good Brain Great by Daniel Amen

  • Referred to as a practical and applicable book, covers a variety of topics from subtle damage of the brain, to how to defeat ANTs (Automatic Negative Thoughts,) and regaining control of your brain and mind.Great Brain
  • The book is one of the most immediately useable books on the brain.  Provides great strategies that some claim helped them become a successful entrepreneur.


5.  The Female Brain by Louann Brizendine

  • Details the phases and changes that a woman's brain goes through (physically and hormonally) from childhood to post menopause and everything in between.
  • Understanding the concepts can help you communicate better.Female Brain



These are just a few of the amazing books on the brain.

Since the brain is the organ most in control of shaping our world, it stands to reason that is one topic worth studying.

Because understanding your brain and how you operate, may lead to being successful in your business, you may want to start making some changes in the way you go about achieving the success you're looking for.




Original article by Tom Bilyeu, Success.com Blog


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