Popular Smart Thinking BooksSmart Thinking. Every once in a while, you find a book that combines leading edge science with news you can use. Our friend and colleague Art Markman has written just such a book. But, he has also spent time outside of the lab working on real problems. He works with companies to give their employees new ways to think. He even contributed some psychology background to two of the YOU books. In Smart Thinking , Art has taken his command of cognitive science from his own research and from his experience as a journal editor and boiled the discipline down to its essence.
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