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How Intelligence Happens by John Duncan.. By an egghead, for eggheads everywhere, this marvelous compendium of brain science will magnify your Mensa metabolism. Or at least it will delight and get you thinking.

Joel Gardner, LitSnap Editor

"John Duncan, one of the world's leading cognitive neuroscientists . . . makes a convincing case that [the brain's frontal and parietal lobes] constitute a special circuit that is crucial for both [British psychologist Charles] Spearman's 'g' and for intelligent behavior more generally."

The Wall Street Journal

"Like getting into a gripping novel... The book is an invigorating read."

The Sacramento Bee

Author bio: John Duncan is assistant director of the MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit in Cambridge, honorary professor of cognitive neuroscience at the Universities of Cambridge and Bangor, visiting professor at the University of Oxford, and fellow of the Royal Society and the British Academy. More information can be found here:

Book Details: General Nonfiction; (256 pp. Brain-iacal: Kindle/Print editions)

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