Reviews

  • Delightful...Our lives may be shaped by chance, but they are enriched by awareness-just the sort of awareness that this fascinating book will give you

    Guardian
  • Leonard Mlodinow never fails to make science both accessible and entertaining

    Stephen Hawking, author of A Brief History of Time
  • With the same deft touch he showed in The Drunkard's Walk, Mlodinow probes the subtle, automatic, and often unnoticed influences on our behavior

    Daniel J. Simons, co-author of The Invisible Gorilla: How Our Intuitions Deceive Us
  • Mlodinow has written an engaging and insightful ... [he] not only makes neuroscience understandable-he makes it fascinating. After reading this book, you will look at yourself (and those around you) in a new way

    Joseph T. Hallinan, author of Why We Make Mistakes
  • Think you know the whys and hows of your choices? Think again. Follow Mlodinow on a gorgeous journey into the enormous mental backstage behind the curtain of consciousness

    David Eagleman, Author of Incognito: The Secret Lives of the Brain