6 Things I Learned from the Book "This Will Make You Smarter"

By Morgan HouselFool.com

I read the bookThis Will Make You Smarter.

It's an amazing compilation of short essays written by some of the world's most talented scientists, authors, and businessmen, written in a way anyone can understand.

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The contributors were asked, "What scientific concept would improve everybody's cognitive toolkit?"

Let me tell you, the book lives up to its title.

Here are six passages I found especially smart.

1. Science is never certain:

2. Learn from as many disciplines as you can:

3. Happiness is complicated:

4. You're nothing special:

5. But everyone thinks they are:

6. You can never be too open-minded:

Go buy the book here. It's wonderful.

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