This is not a comprehensive account of every book that contributed to the facts and ideas contained within Sort Your Brain Out, but these excellent, eye-opening books nonetheless come highly recommended and are all highly relevant to the subjects covered.


Ariely, D. Predictably Irrational, London: HarperCollins, 2008


Arrowsmith-Young, B. The Woman Who Changed Her Brain, London: Square Peg, 2012


Brockman, J. (ed.) Is The Internet Changing The Way You Think?, New York: HarperCollins, 2011


Buchanan, A. Better Than Human, New York: Oxford University Press, 2011


Christakis, N. A. and Fowler, J. H. Connected, London: HarperPress, 2010


Doidge, N. The Brain That Changes Itself, London: Penguin, 2007


Greenfield, S. Tomorrow’s People, London: Penguin, 2004


Kahneman, D. Thinking, Fast and Slow, London: Penguin, 2012


Klingberg, T. The Overflowing Brain, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2009


Lehrer, J. Proust Was A Neuroscientist, New York: Houghton Mifflin, 2007


Lehrer, J. The Decisive Moment, Edinburgh: Canongate Books, 2009


Lehrer, J. Imagine, New York: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2012


Martin, P. Counting Sheep, London: Flamingo, 2003


Montague, R. Your Brain Is (Almost) Perfect, London: Penguin, 2007


Nutt, D. Drugs Without The Hot Air, Cambridge: UIT, 2012


Rose, H. and Rose, S. Genes, Cells and Brains, London: Verso, 2012


Rose, S. Lifelines - Life Beyond the Gene, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997


Sharot, T. The Optimism Bias, London: Constable and Robinson, 2012


Thaler, R. H. and Sunstein, C. R. Nudge, London: Penguin, 2009





(the following books were all discovered since writing our book but are all highly relevant and brilliantly written)


Davies, J. Cracked – Why Psychiatry Is Doing More Harm Than Good, London: Icon Books Ltd, 2013


Hurley, D. Smarter – the New Science of Building Brain Power, New York: Hudson Street Press, 2013

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