This Will Make You Smarter

New Scientific Concepts to Improve Your Thinking

February, 2012

Cover of the book where the title appears word for word in column while an arrow goes around the words to end in the O of You turning it into a brain.

What scientific concept would improve everybody’s cognitive toolkit? This is the question John Brockman, publisher of, posed to the world’s most influential thinkers. Their visionary answers flow from the frontiers of psychology, philosophy, economics, physics, sociology, and more. Surprising and enlightening, these insights will revolutionize the way you think about yourself and the world.