The Secret Pulse of Time
Making Sense of Life's Scarcest Commodity
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Secret Pulse of Time by Stefan Klein
Book DescriptionHave you ever fantasized about having more time-now, this minute, to accomplish everything you need and want to get done today? Or wondered why time flies when you are thoroughly engrossed in something? Or why minutes pass so slowly when youre standing in line at the store or airport, or on hold waiting for a customer service rep to answer your call? Or how, simply, to find more time to relax and unwind?Now, with The Secret Pulse of Time, already a longstanding best seller in Germany, internationally best-selling and award-winning science writer Stefan Klein has crafted what amounts to operating instructions for time. We are all taking part in a giant experiment in dealing with time, Klein writes-and his aim with this book is to help us each to understand the degree to which our experience of time hinges on our outlook on life. With his journalists unerring eye for the telling detail, Stefan Klein effortlessly combines original investigation and reportage, personal revelation, and a wide-ranging, commanding presentation of scientific research among disciplines including brain physiology, social psychology, philosophy, and Einsteinian physics-with the goal of guiding us not only to better master time but also to understand why we so often fail to do so. Woven into his narrative are dozens of practical ways to make sense of and gain control over time, including: * How not to lose your head when a deadline is quickly approaching * How the present becomes a memory-and vice versa * How to attune to your inner clock for more productive, satisfying days * How to avoid becoming worn out by the fast tempo of modern life Popular science at its very best, The Secret Pulse of Time awakens us to and empowers us with the idea that time is far more at our disposal than we have ever before realized.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781600940170
(191mm x 124mm x 32mm)
Imprint: Nation Books
Publisher: Avalon Publishing Group
Publish Date: 26-Oct-2007
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Stefan Klein
We are All Stardust, Paperback (December 2015)
Offers a collection of intimate conversations with 19 of the world's best-known scientists. This book reveal what they still hope to discover-and how their paradigm-changing work entwines with their lives outside the lab.
Science of Happiness, Paperback (April 2015)
What does it really mean to be happy, and why can't we feel that way all of the time? This book helps us understand our own quest for happiness and helps to make you happier.
Leonardo's Legacy, Paperback (September 2011)» View all books by Stefan Klein
By the international bestselling author of The Science of Happiness and The Secret Pulse of Time, a fresh exploration of Da Vinci's real "code"--science!
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Author Biography - Stefan Klein
Stefan Klein is considered one of the most influential science writers in Europe. In 1998 he won the Georg von Holtzbrink Prize for Scientific Journalism.
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