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Brief Answers to the Big Questions PDF Summary

Brief Answers to the Big Questions PDF Summary

12 min read ⌚ Widely considered one of the greatest minds in history, Stephen Hawking left our planet on 14 March 2018, precisely 139 years after the birth of Albert Einstein. Brief Answers to the Big Questions is the last book he ever authored, his “parting gift to humanity.” And if not for anything else – […]

The Evolution of Beauty PDF Summary

The Evolution of Beauty PDF Summary

12 min read ⌚ How Darwin’s Forgotten Theory of Mate Choice Shapes the Animal World – and Us You know everything there’s to know about evolution, right? The fittest survive and so on and so forth. Well, Richard O. Prum would like a chance to change your mind with a new theory, one aptly titled: The […]

Strangers to Ourselves PDF Summary

Strangers to Ourselves PDF Summary

14 min read ⌚ 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 a professor at the University of Virginia and one of the foremost […]

The Invisible Gorilla PDF Summary

The Invisible Gorilla PDF Summary

10 min read ⌚ How Our Intuitions Deceive Us Follow your gut, they say. Christopher Chabris and Daniel Simons beg to differ. In The Invisible Gorilla, they claim that it’s sometimes much better to not judge the book by its cover. Who Should Read “The Invisible Gorilla”? And Why? If you are interested in the inner […]

The Interpretation of Dreams PDF Summary

11 min read ⌚ The name is Sigmund Freud. The book: The Interpretation of Dreams. The summary: a must-read. Who Should Read “The Interpretation of Dreams”? And Why? Love him or hate him, together with Marx and Nietzsche, Freud is widely considered one of the three people (all of them Germans) which revolutionized how we think […]

What the Dog Saw PDF Summary What the Dog Saw PDF Summary

What the Dog Saw PDF Summary

13 min read ⌚ And Other Adventures You’d think that we’ve summarized all of Gladwell’s books, right? Well, there’s still one left: What the Dog Saw. Who Should Read “What the Dog Saw”? And Why? If you read Gladwell’s New Yorker column regularly, then you shouldn’t read What the Dog Saw: the book is a collection […]

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