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Category: Popular Science

Through the Language Glass Summary

Quick Summary: “Through the Language Glass” by Guy Deutscher separates fact from fiction in a burgeoning, but rather controversial field: linguistic relativity. In addition to sketching out a brief history of the research done in the area, Deutscher’s book recalls […]

The Upside of Irrationality Summary

Quick Summary: The Upside of Irrationality is the second book by social scientist Dan Ariely, and it is a fitting follow-up to his first book, Predictably Irrational: if in his debut Ariely revealed the preprogrammed biases which instigate us to make unwise choices, here he shows the unexpected benefits (and, sometimes, downsides) of these decisions.

Strangers to Ourselves PDF Summary

Discovering the Adaptive Unconscious Think you know yourself? Think again! Timothy D. Wilson’s research into the adaptive unconscious uncovers a startling truth: We are all Strangers to Ourselves. Who Should Read “Strangers to Ourselves”? And Why? Timothy D. Wilson is […]

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