The Leader’s Brain
Enhance Your Leadership, Build Stronger Teams, Make Better Decisions, and Inspire Greater Innovation with Neuroscience
Wharton School Press, 2020
An insider take on how recent and impressive gains in neuroscience can drive better performance in business, health and society.
Neuroscientist Michael L. Platt’s brief overview of the field of applied neuroscience focuses on current and near-future uses of the science in society and at work. Platt argues that enhanced understanding of the brain – combined with wearable technologies and artificial intelligence (AI) – will revolutionize health and human performance. Readers can test Platt’s tips on employees at work, making this quick read potentially valuable. The book provides leaders and workers who are unfamiliar with the advances in the field with plenty of practical – if somewhat scattered – advice.
About the Author
University of Pennsylvania professor Michael L. Platt is former director of the Institute for Brain Sciences at Duke University and founder of the Wharton Neuroscience Initiative.
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