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Your Brain on Freakonomics
At this point, everyone has heard of Freakonomics. It began in 2005 with Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores Life by Steven D. Levitt, the rogue economist, and Stephen J. Dubner, a journalist. Their book became a mega best-seller.
Living in Limbo Isn't Really Living
Your life is going along just fine—until it isn’t. You have a decent job, enough money, good health, and a network of friends and family. Then—boom!—an unexpected change in circumstances knocks you off your plateau. Maybe it’s the loss of a job, an illness, or a breakup. Or maybe it’s the stark realization that, for whatever reason, you aren’t happy. Suddenly you find yourself in limbo: an in-between place where uncertainty is your constant companion. You might feel trapped in your new state, unable to move forward.
Playing Music Can Make You Smarter
Learning to play a musical instrument, writing a story, or shaping clay on a potter’s wheel all stimulate the brain. They provide novelty, problem-solving, and complexity—a crucial triad of ingredients for maintaining brain fitness while also being fun, meaningful and satisfying.