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The Language Instinct Summary The Language Instinct Summary

The Language Instinct Summary

4 min read ⌚ MicroSummary: Aimed at the general public, Steven Pinker’s “The Language Instinct” builds upon Noam Chomsky’s and Derek Bickerton’s theories and presents a cogent argument for a genetically preprogrammed short-termed capacity of the human brain to acquire and use language. How the Mind Creates Language Ever wondered how you are able to comprehend […]

Your Brain at Work Summary Your Brian at Work Summary

Your Brain at Work Summary

4 min read ⌚ Strategies for Overcoming Distraction, Regaining Focus, and Working Smarter All Day Long It’s the 21st century, so, of course, you have a problem with focusing and concentration. Fortunately, David Rock is here to teach you a trick or two. Because, even though, he doesn’t know you, he knows: “Your Brain at Work.” […]

Mistakes Were Made (But Not by Me) Summary Mistakes Were Made (But Not By Me) Summary

Mistakes Were Made (But Not by Me) Summary

6 min read ⌚  MicroSummary: In “Mistakes Were Made (But Not By Me),” oft-cited and celebrated social psychologists Carol Tavris and Elliot Aronson deal with the nature and the problems of many self-justification mechanisms (such as cognitive dissonance, confirmation bias, and fabricated memory), while trying to show that the only way for a person to […]

On Immunity Summary On Immunity Summary

On Immunity Summary

6 min read ⌚  MicroSummary: In “On Immunity: An Inoculation,” Eula Biss separates the facts from the fiction and makes a great case for the benefits of vaccination, while giving a thorough explanation for the reasons behind the anti-vaccination movement as well. An Inoculation So, you’re a new parent and you’re wondering if you should […]

Games People Play Summary

Games People Play Summary

5 min read ⌚ The Basic Handbook of Transactional Analysis We all play games, whether we know it or not. However, this kind of behavior undermines the healthiness and strength of your relationships. In our summary of the book, “Games People Play” by Eric Berne, we explore the hidden dynamics between all those conscious and subconscious […]

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