Hotheads MOBI Ð Paperback


  • Paperback
  • 58
  • Hotheads
  • Steven Pinker
  • English
  • 10 April 2019
  • 0141022388

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  1. Holmes Holmes says:

    Hotheads MOBI Ð Paperback hotheads epub, HotheadsHotheads PDFWhat a delightful little book This 58 page book or booklet, which is probably nearer the mark , extracted from Steven Pinker s acclaimed How the Mind Works, is a distilled essence of subjects ranging from emotions to deceptions to bargaining to love It dares to propose answers to age old questions such as why romantic love is irrational It addresses the phenomenon of grief and its function, when grieving obviously does not alleviate the grief It explains


  2. Polina Polina says:

    Hotheads MOBI Ð Paperback hotheads epub, HotheadsHotheads PDFVery interesting and original view on human emotions and a brilliant dissecting of conscious and subconscious strategies in human relations everything from nuclear stand off between countries to bargaining to finding a mate aka love


  3. Crystal Crystal says:

    Hotheads MOBI Ð Paperback hotheads epub, HotheadsHotheads PDFA good plane read a nice collections of essays on why humans behave so irrationally.


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HotheadsHotheads MOBI Ð Paperback hotheads epub, HotheadsHotheads PDFAward winning writer and psychologist Steven Pinker has continually shown that provocative, complex ideas can be translated into bestsellers In this extract from How the Mind Works he takes us deep into the human psyche as he considers people s desire for happiness, the power of the emotions and how love can come to conquer all.


About the Author: Steven Pinker

Hotheads MOBI Ð Paperback hotheads epub, HotheadsHotheads PDFSteven Arthur Pinker is a prominent Canadian American experimental psychologist, cognitive scientist, and author of popular science Pinker is known for his wide ranging explorations of human nature and its relevance to language, history, morality, politics, and everyday life He conducts research on language and cognition, writes for publications such as the New York Times, Time, and The New Republic, and is the author of numerous books, including The Language Instinct, How the Mind Works, Words and Rules, The Blank Slate, The Stuff of Thought, The Better Angels of Our Nature, The Sense of Style, and most recently, Enlightenment Now The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and ProgressHe was born in Canada and graduated from Montreal s Dawson College in He received a bachelor s degree in experimental psychology from McGill University in , and then went on to earn his doctorate in the same discipline at Harvard in He did research at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology MIT for a year, then became an assistant professor at Harvard and then Stanford University From until , Pinker taught at the Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences at MIT, and eventually became the director of the Center for Cognitive Neuroscience Except for a one year sabbatical at the University of California, Santa Barbara in As of , he is the Johnstone Family Professor of Psychology at HarvardPinker was named one of Time Magazine s most influential people in the world in and one of Prospect and Foreign Policy s top public intellectuals in He has also received honorary doctorates from the universities of Newcastle, Surrey, Tel Aviv, McGill, and the University of Troms , Norway He was twice a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, in and in In January , Pinker defended Lawrence Summers, President of Harvard University, whose comments about the gender gap in mathematics and science angered much of the faculty On May th , Pinker received the American Humanist Association s Humanist of the Year award for his contributions to public understanding of human evolutionIn , he was invited on The Colbert Report and asked under pressure to sum up how the brain works in five words Pinker answered Brain cells fire in patterns Pinker was born into the English speaking Jewish community of Montreal He has said, I was never religious in the theological sense I never outgrew my conversion to atheism at , but at various times was a serious cultural Jew As a teenager, he says he considered himself an anarchist until he witnessed civil unrest following a police strike in His father, a trained lawyer, first worked as a traveling salesman, while his mother was first a home maker then a guidance counselor and high school vice principal He has two younger siblings His brother is a policy analyst for the Canadian government His sister, Susan Pinker, is a columnist for the Wall Street Journal and the author of The Sexual Paradox andThe Village Effect Pinker married Nancy Etcoff in and they divorced he married Ilavenil Subbiah in and they too divorced He is married to the novelist and philosopher Rebecca Goldstein, the author of books and winner of the National Medal of the Humanities He has no childrenHis next book will take off from his research on common knowledge knowing that everyone knows something Its tentative title is Don t Go There Common Knowledge and the Science of Civility, Hypocrisy, Outrage, and Taboo.