Building a Second Brain


The Superpowers of a Second Brain

  1. Making our ideas concrete.
  2. Revealing new associations between ideas.
  3. Incubating our ideas over time.
  4. Sharpening our unique perspectives.


Neuroscientist Nancy C. Andreasen, in her extensive research on highly creative people including accomplished scientists, mathematicians, artists, and writers, came to the conclusion that “Creative people are better at recognizing relationships, making associations