Books: The Test Quacks

THE BRAIN WATCHERS (304 pp.)—Martin L. Gross—Random House ($4.95).

Please answer the following questions to the best of your ability. There are no right or wrong answers, and one answer can be just as good as another. 1) I need a drink or two in the morning (True or False?).

2) Do you like climbing along the edge of a precipice (Yes or No?).

Do you like snakes? Do you like poetry?

3) About how many people have you disliked or hated very much? a) none; b) 1 to 3; c) 4 to 10; d) 11 to...

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