Stealing fire : how Silicon Valley, the navy SEALs, and maverick scientists are revolutionizing the way we live and work / by Steven Kotler and Jamie Wheal
By: Kotler, Steven.
Contributor(s): Wheal, Jamie.Publisher: New York : Dey St. 2017Description: ix, 293 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780062429650.Subject(s): Personal development | Psychology | Behaviour | InnovationOnline resources: Read our book review
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THE CASE FOR ECSTASIS: What is this fire? -- Why it matters -- Why we missed it. THE FOUR FORCES OF ECSTASIS: Psychology -- Neurobiology -- Pharmacology -- Technology -- Catch a fire -- Burning down the house -- Hedonic engineering.
Examines the ways in which businesses, governments and individuals are utilizing rapid advances in psychology, neurology, technology and pharmacology to access higher states of consciousness to solve challenges and outperform competition.