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Superhuman: Life at the Extremes of Mental and Physical Ability

 

VBQ is delighted to be representing Rowan Hooper exclusively for his speaking engagements. Rowan is Managing Editor of New Scientist and acclaimed author of Superhuman: Life at the Extremes of Mental and Physical Ability (2018).

In the book, he examines what it feels like to be exceptional - and what it takes to get there. Why can some people achieve greatness when others can't, no matter how hard they try? What are the secrets of long life and happiness? Just how much potential does our species have?

Both an expert scientist and highly skilled story-teller, Rowan's insights on peak performance are as compelling as they are informative. In the words of the Times: "Hooper is ... that precious thing, an easy, fluent, funny scientist..."