Resources (list in progress)


The definitive neuroscience resource; Eric R. Kandel, MD (Nobel Prize, 2000)
In search of a new science of mind; Eric R. Kandel, MD (Nobel Prize, 2000)
Emotion, Reason, and the Human Brain; Antonio Damasio, MD, PhD; Prof, Neuroscience, USC
Challenges and methods; Edited by Andreas Gloeckner, Max Planck Institute, Germany
A Quantum View of the Brain; Werner R. Loewenstein, PhD, Columbia, Cell Physics Lab
Phantoms in the Brain: Probing the Mysteries of the Human Mind; VS Ramachandran; PhD, Center for Brain and Cognition, UCSD
Daniel Kahneman, Nobel Prize, Economics, 2002; Princeton University
Richard Feynman, Ph.D, Nobel, Physics; CalTech
Unexpected discoveries of neuroscience; Jonah Lehrer, Writer; Rhodes Scholar; Columbia University, Oxford
The Science of Successful Learning; Peter Brown, writer; Henry Roedinger, Ph.D., Mark McDaniel, Ph.D, Washington University
12 Principles for surviving and Thriving at Work, Home, and School; John Medina, Ph.D., molecular biology
How Asians and Westerners Think Differently... and Why; Richard Nisbett, PhD, U Michigan, Yale
Educational implications of affective neuroscience; Mary Helen Immordino-Yang, USC
How it affects the way you think and feel, and how to change it; Eichard Davidson, PhD, U Wisconsin-Madison

Great videos

“We are what we remember”, by the amazing Dr. Eric Kandel
(skip the first 10min of intro)

“Making your mind: Molecules, Motion, and Memory”, Howard Hughes Memorial Institute, by the amazing Dr. Eric Kandel

“Memories are made of this”, Howard Hughes Memorial Institute, by the amazing Dr. Eric Kandel
You can also play it here: and use the topic list and search

Eric Kandel: Creativity, Your Brain, and the Aha! Moment
“, by the amazing Dr. Eric Kandel (skip the first 10min of intro)

“The Neuroscience of Memory – Eleanor Maguire, Royal Institution

Eric Kandel: “Unconscious Decision Making”< Big Think

Articles – best source for evolving science

Critical Thinking is best taught outside the classroom; Scientific American; March 2013
Memories may not live in the neuron's synapses; Scientific American, April 2015
The Era of Memory Engineering Has Arrived; How neuroscientists can call up and change a memory; Scientific American, Jul 30, 2013
Memories Can Be Edited: New advances in changing memories; Scientific American, May 2014
How Unconscious Thought and Perception Affect Our Every Waking Moment; Scientific American, Jan 2014
How thoughts and emotions arise; Rafael Yuste, Columbia University, as published in Scientific American, Mar 2014
How the brain makes and breaks habits; Scientific American, Jun 2014


A scientific Guide o Critical Thinking Skills; Steven Novella, MD, Georgetown, Yale, Clinical neurology
Game Theory in Life, Business and Beyond; Scott Stevens, Ph.D, James Madison U
Gerard Puccio, Ph.D. Manchester; SUNY Buffalo, Chair
"The Science of Everyday Thinking"; EdX course; University of Queensland
The neurological Origins of Individuality; Robert Sopolsky, Ph.D, Stanford