January 23rd, 2013
Episode 270 of 1341 episodes
Matthew Sweet with a review, from Lynda Neade, of the UK's first ever retrospective devoted to the portraiture of Edouard Manet. Maria Konnikova says that Sherlock Holmes can offer us the key to a world where we use our brains to their full potential. Alan Rusbridger and Matthew Taylor explore the status of the amateur in society and ask whether there has been a genuine shift in how we value the role of the non-professional. And Matthew Sweet talks to Norman Stone about his latest book: A Short History of World War II.
Welcome to the Brain Training Podcast, the daily audio workout for your head. In this podcast we have two games for you, each with three rounds which get progressively harder. To enjoy the full experience, relax, and avoid distractions whilst you listen.