Author(s): Jeff Brown
What can you learn about success from a robot? And why shouldnt you take a test while wearing red? In The Winners Brain, Harvard-trained brain experts Jeff Brown and Mark Fenske explore the surprising science behind motivation, focus, and extraordinary achievementidentifying eight essential win factorsand why the key to success really is all in your head. The book includes dozens of interviews with notable winners, from B. B. King and Olympian Kerri Strug to the Whac-A-Mole inventor. Compulsively readable, The Winners Brain will show you how to unlock your hidden potential and give yourself an edge.
An American Booksellers Association Indie Finance & Personal Investing bestseller(4/13/11)WomanAroundTown.com, 3/29/11 "The writers demonstrate how we can change our neurocircuitry to take charge of our fate." "Spirituality & Practice "Some of the most fascinating and impressive material in this book comes in small pieces: material on mirror neurons and their role in empathy, the skills needed to perfect your reading of the body language of others, the importance of focus and the problem of distractions, the art of reframing a highly emotional event, tips in constructing a proactive brain, and making memories durable." "Newsday", 4/26/11 "A sophisticated blend of cutting-edge scientific research (written for nonscientists) and doable tips."
Jeffrey Brown, PsyD, ABPP, a psychiatry instructor at Harvard Medical School, lives in Boston. Please see his website www.DrJeffBrown.com. Mark J. Fenske, PhD, a former research fellow at Harvard, is an assistant professor in Neoroscience