The Neuro Revolution: How Brain Science Is Changing Our World

History has already progressed through an agricultural revolution, an industrial revolution, and an information revolution. The Neuro Revolution foretells a fast approaching fourth epoch, one that will radically transform how we all work, live and play. Neurotechnology--brain imaging and other new tools for both understanding and influencing our brains--is accelerating the pace of change almost everywhere, from financial markets to law enforcement to politics to advertising and marketing, artistic expression, warfare, and even religious belief. The Neuro Revolution introduces you to the brilliant people leading this worldwide transformation, taking you into their laboratories, boardrooms and courtrooms for a unique, insider's glimpse into the startling future now appearing at our doorstep. From foolproof lie detectors to sure-fire investment strategies to super-enhanced religious and aesthetic experiences, the insights and revelations within The Neuro Revolution will foster wonder, debate, and in some cases consternation. Above all, though, they need to be understood by those who will be most affected--all of us.

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By Alan (Chico, CA) · ★★★★☆ · March 20, 2014
Really interesting read, about the future of the world as neuroscience advances. Most of the research is very relevant, covering neuroscience and war, art,implanting memories, enhancements/drug use and more. Written in a light tone for the most part. The only complaint I have is that at times in... ...more
By Belay_on (Pocatello, ID) · ★☆☆☆☆ · October 10, 2011
Ugh.
I got this book for free answering a survey at work.
I'm glad I didn't pay for it.
I read the intro.
I started to read the first chapter but I was bored out of my mind.
Skipped to the second chapter.
Skipped to the third chapter.
Read the titles to the remaining chapters.
Gave up.

My degrees are in M... ...more