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Proof that the pen is mightier than the keyboard

“Writing things down requires more concentration and deeper processing than typing,” Mr Levitin tells me. When you type, although your fingers move on the keyboard, your hand stays in more or less in the same place. With handwriting, however, your hand moves across the page and adds spatial skills and memory to the equation. (Source: Financial Times)

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Organized Self: Expert Neuroscience Tips For Using Your iPhone Most Effectively

(…) The Organized Mind is a valuable resource for managers and educators alike. Levitin pairs the accepted wisdom of contemporary neuroscience with his lifelong observations of what he calls HSPs (highly successful people.) The book is scrupulously annotated (unobtrusively in the back) to make it clear that this is a work of science, not opinion.

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Great leadership books for your holiday shopping list

Levitin uses an approachable style to introduce the latest research to help managers gain a better grip around organizing their office, their home and their time…

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Whiskey, Automation — the Good and Bad

Daniel J. Levitin, professor of psychology and neuroscience at McGill University in Montreal, reviewed The Glass Cage by Nicholas Carr, a new book that explores the human consequences of looking to computers to shoulder more of our work …

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How Daydreaming Can Fix Your Brain

By the end of 2014, roughly 1 in 4 people worldwide will be using a smartphone—with the total number of users topping 1.75 billion. (…) “A lot of the artifacts of digital life require that we make decisions,” says neuroscientist Daniel Levitin.

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Neuroscientific lessons for navigating a world of distractions

Joni Mitchell is a famously creative person. But she is also meticulously organized: her house is filled with “custom-designed, special-purpose drawers,” each of which is devoted to a particular type of object—one for Scotch tape, a different one for masking tape, (…) For Daniel Levitin, these Herculean efforts are not incidental to the artist’s creativity.

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On Kiplinger.com: How to Be a Better Investor

The essential books for any investor include classics such as Burton Malkiel’s A Random Walk Down Wall Street, Benjamin Graham’s The Intelligent Investor and Peter Lynch’s One Up on Wall Street (…) I would add a volume that never even uses the word investing. It’s The Organized Mind, by Daniel Levitin.

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“The Organized Mind” is on the bestseller lists for 8th consecutive week!

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“The Organized Mind” is on the bestseller lists for its 6th week in a row

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New Tour Dates Added!

To learn if Dan will be in a city near you, have a look at his tour schedule.

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