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The organized mind : thinking straight in the age of information overload

Author: Daniel J Levitin
Publisher: New York, New York : Dutton, [2014]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Daniel J. Levitin, Ph. D., uses the latest brain science to demonstrate how people with "organized" minds excel--and how readers can use their methods to regain a sense of mastery over the way they organize their homes, workplaces, and lives
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel J Levitin
ISBN: 9780525954187 052595418X
OCLC Number: 900413618
Description: xxvi, 496 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Information and conscientious organization --
Too much information, too many decisions : the inside history of cognitive overload --
The first things to get straight : how attention and memory work --
Organizing our homes : where things can start to get better --
Organizing our social world : how humans connect now --
Organizing our time : what is the mystery? --
Organizing information for the hardest decisions : when life is on the line --
Organizing the business world : how we create value --
What to teach our children : the future of the organized mind --
Everything else : the power of the junk drawer --
Appendix : Constructing your own fourfold tables
Responsibility: Daniel J. Levitin

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Daniel J. Levitin, Ph. D., uses the latest brain science to demonstrate how people with "organized" minds excel--and how readers can use their methods to regain a sense of mastery over the way they organize their homes, workplaces, and lives

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