YOUR BRAIN: Why do we have emotions? What is creativity? Do we have free will? Why do we have dreams? Where do memories go? How do we learn and how can neuroscience teach us to improve or enhance our minds? 100 Lessons on Your Brain in 100 Words or Less explores neuroscience, biology, and psychology to help unravel the complex biological factors that help explain how our minds work.
THE MEANING OF LIFE: Each lesson approaches this fascinating but slippery subject from different perspectives: religious, scientific, philosophical, medical, artistic. The result is a summary of mankind’s reflections on the ultimate question. Covering Biology to Buddhism, Cynicism to Existentialism, the Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy and even HRH Prince Philip!
Style is not just about keeping up with the trends. It’s an attitude, a posture, a projection of personality. Simply put, to have style is to be able to demonstrate the best of yourself, outside and in. It is not always about making the boldest of choices, breaking the bank or braving the risqué. Sometimes the best statements are subtle, effortless, elegant.
PERSONAL ATTRACTION: Just look around at current culture and you see people increasingly keen to be popular, to be included in the pack, to make a face for themselves, to be somebody. This need to be included is natural, hardwired and nothing new, since the days of cavemen we’ve actually needed to be included in the clan or we’d not survive.
HAPPINESS by Averil Leimon: People tend to think Happiness is a very big and complicated topic. In fact, science shows that it is often the seemingly little things that make a huge difference to people’s well-being and sense of contentment. Happiness is not ephemeral, it is achievable and 100 Lessons on Happiness in 100 Words or Less shows how.