“The cognitive neuroscience of memory and attention–our improved understanding of the brain, its evolution and limitations–can help us better cope with a world in which more and more of us feel we’re running fast just to stand still.”

~Daniel Levitin
“The Organized Mind: Thinking Straight in the Age of Information Overload.”

The latest 360 Magazine from Steelcase delves into how we can “Think Better”, exploring the vastly complex and intriguing details of neuroscience and productivity. New discoveries about the brain and how it works can help us be more productive as we deal with information overload. The editors of the magazine compiled a great list of books to compliment their articles…here’s an abbreviated list!

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Brain Rules 
John Medina
Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
Focus: The Hidden Driver of Excellence
Daniel Goleman
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Now You See It 
Cathy N. Davidson
The Organized Mind
Daniel Levitin
The Overflowing Brain 
Torkel Klingberg
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Reinventing Yourself
Mario Alonso Puig
John J. Ratey, M.D.
Things That Make Us Smart 
Donald A. Norman
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Willful Blindness
Margaret Heffernan
Your Brain at Work 
David Rock
Your Creative Brain 
Dr. Shelley Carson