Books for Biohackers: Top 5 Offers
Biohacking means not only visits to dietarians, physical exercises, and vitamins, but also a certain approach to everything related to vital power. People engaged in biohacking should also pay attention to proper sleep, exploration of new technologies and possibilities of their own body.
What can help in this aspect is suitable literature. Specially for biohackers, BookAuthority* has prepared the list of the best publications dedicated to this matter. The article describes the five most interesting books of this list, in our opinion, about the upgrade of your own health and thinking.
*BookAuthority determines and assesses the world’s best books based on public references, recommendations, ratings, and sentiment. The portal includes recommendations from CNN, Forbes, as well as from such public figures as Elon Musk, Mark Zuckerberg, Jeff Bezos, and other experts.
Tools of Titans, Timothy Ferriss
BookAuthority rating: 4.9/5
The full title: “Tools of Titans: The Tactics, Routines, and Habits of Billionaires, Icons, and World-Class Performers”. Timothy Ferriss collects tips on enhancing productivity from prominent people that he has met. They include successful entrepreneurs, famous athletes, as well as globally renowned writers and celebrities.
For example, the author talks about the methods applied by billionaire Peter Thiel. If you ask him the question ‘What would you like to achieve in 10 years?’, he won’t answer you but ask the counter-question ‘Can you reach the same in just six months?’.
The book is available in English and in Russian.
Sleep Smarter, Shawn Stevenson
BookAuthority rating: 4.8/5
The full title: “Sleep Smarter. 21 Essential Strategies to Sleep Your Way to A Better Body and Better Health”. The book reveals all about healthy sleep. Good sleep helps to keep your weight trim, stay productive, feel well, and stave off diseases.
Stevenson has made sure first-hand how the lack of sleep can affect health. Now, he re-establishes justice: he provides a lot of interesting facts about sleep and shows that it is a crucial component of success, along with a correct diet and physical exercise.
Superintelligence, Nick Bostrom
BookAuthority rating: 4.6/5
The full title: “Superintelligence: Paths, Dangers, Strategies”. It is a publication by Nick Bostrom, a Swedish philosopher from University of Oxford, issued in 2014.
The human brain has some capabilities that other animals are lack of. It is to these distinctive features that our species owes its dominant position. But what is the situation will change in favor of AI?
The popular scientific book will be useful to those interested in human brain capacity and ways to improve its efficiency. Elon Musk recommended “Superintelligence” on BookAuthority portal.
The Awakened Ape, Jevan Pradas
BookAuthority rating: 4.5/5
“The Awakened Ape” explains how to enjoy life in harmony with yourself. Jevan claims that the remedy is a unique synthesis of a Paleolithic lifestyle and Buddhist meditation.
This book offers a story about Jevan’s adventures with Amazonian tribes, an abstentious life with enlightened monks, and so on. The author teaches readers to meditate properly, train the attention, eat the healthy diet for both physical and mental health, as well as exercise so that is something you look forward to.
The Biohacking Manifesto, James Lee
BookAuthority rating: 4.2/5
“The Biohacking Manifesto” is dedicated to slowing the process of cellular aging. James Lee offers readers to reduce oxidative stress, activate sirtuins, prevent inflammation, and just simply communicate with people around you (in author’s opinion, having rich social connections is one of the strongest predictors of long life).
James narrates how to activate all of these processes. “The Biohacking Manifesto” is available only in English.