The Organized Mind

  • by Daniel Levitin
  • Narrated by Luke Daniels
  • 16 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Penguin presents the unabridged, downloadable audiobook edition of The Organized Mind by Daniel J. Levitin, read by Luke Daniels.
Modern society is in a state of information overload. Neuroscientist Daniel J. Levitin investigates how and why our brains are struggling to keep up with the demands of the digital age.
Why is email so addictive? Is multitasking really possible? And what do successful people keep in their junk drawers?
The Organized Mind debunks myth and presents one simple idea - storing information in the physical world instead of the mind - to revolutionize 21st-century living.
In a world where information is power, The Organized Mind holds the key to harnessing that information and making it work for you.


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Customer Reviews

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Good content - miss the additional data

Good content but like a lot of non-fiction in audio format it's devalued due to lack of access to tables and figures referred to.
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- Tony Grout

Unnecessarily Long - Information overload

What could have made this a 4 or 5-star listening experience for you?

While this book has some interesting points it definitely doesn't keep your mind organised while listening to it. Some examples where explained in such excruciatingly detail that you aren't sure what kind of audience this book was aimed at.
I believe there is a part where for no less than 30 minutes you have to listen to how a filing cabinet could be organised. Followed by the narrator reading out twice a random set of 64 letters, just to explain how bits work.
Instead of 16 hours of information overload, it could have been 6 hours of straight forward talking.

Would you recommend The Organized Mind to your friends? Why or why not?

This might work as a book, but definitely not as an audiobook.

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- DR

Book Details

  • Release Date: 02-07-2015
  • Publisher: Penguin Books Limited