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Essays & Opinion Pieces


Tips from neuroscience to keep you focused on hard tasks

March 15, 2021 | Nature

A series on Dr. Badre’s book On Task

January 2021 | The Brains Blog 

How we can deal with ‘pandemic fatigue’

January 24, 2021 | Scientific American | Featured cover story for Scientific American Mind, March 2021 issue

David Badre on his book On Task: How Our Brain Gets Things Done

December 16, 2021 | Rorotoko

Multitasking and the Pandemic Parent

August 24, 2020 | Princeton University Press

 

Profiles, Interviews, & Features


Start Retraining for Social Interactions

March 27, 2021 | The New York Times | Katherine Cusumano

Focus, Persistence, and Cognitive Control: Neuroscience Reveals How to Achieve Big Goals

March 23, 2021 | Inc | Jeff Haden

Why people cared less about catching COVID when it mattered most

March 22, 2021 | Popular Science | Erin Fennessy

“On Task: How Our Brain Gets Things Done” with Professor David Badre | Listen on SoundCloud

February 9, 2021 | Bridging the Gaps | Dr. Waseem Akhtar 

Brown neuroscience professor David Badre illustrates the science of cognitive control in first book

February 1, 2021 | The Brown Daily Herald | Claire Liu

Did You Get Anything Done Today? Thank Cognitive Control  

January 29, 2021 | Slice of MIT | Nicole Estvanik Taylor

Why you can’t multitask (and why that’s a good thing) | Podcast Transcript

January 18, 2021 | Science Focus | Amy Barrett

Carney Conversations: How the brain gets things done

December 15, 2020 | The Carney Institute at Brown University | Moderators Diane Lipscombe & Christopher Moore

On Task: A conversation with neuroscientist David Badre

December 14, 2020 | The Gordon School | Moderator Gabe Burnstein

Executive Functions

March 1, 2016 | Academic Minute

 

Book Reviews for “On Task: How the Brain Gets Things Done”


Coffee with the executive | PDF Version

March 22, 2021 | Current Biology | Zsuzsa Kaldy

On Task

March 4, 2021 | Brain: A Journal of Neurology | Masud Husain

A review of On Task from the New Books Network | Listen on Apple Podcasts

February 17, 2021 | New Books Network | Joseph Fridman