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Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion

Robert B. Cialdini, PhD - 2009 - Self-Help - Limited preview
Influence, the classic book on persuasion, explains the psychology of why people say "yes"—and how to apply these understandings. Dr. Robert Cialdini is the seminal expert in the rapidly expanding field of influence and persuasion. His thirty ...
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Zen and the art of motorcycle maintenance

Robert M. Pirsig - 1974 - Religion - Snippet view
The novel, published in 1974, uses a long motorcycle trip to frame a prolonged exploration of the world of ideas, about life and how best to live it. It references perspectives from Western and Eastern Civilizations as it explores the central ...
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Brain Rules: 12 Principles for Surviving and Thriving at Work, Home, and School

John Medina - 2010 - Business & Economics - No preview available
In Brain Rules, Dr. John Medina, a molecular biologist, shares his lifelong interest in how the brain sciences might influence the way we teach our children and the way we work. In each chapter, he describes a brain rule—what scientists know for ...
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Driven: How Human Nature Shapes Our Choices

Paul R. Lawrence, Nitin Nohria - 2002 - Business & Economics - Snippet view
Through an examination of people in the workplace, this book offers a look at the four factors that drive human beings and lead them to the choices that they make.
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Sources of Power: How People Make Decisions

Gary A. Klein - 1999 - Business & Economics - Limited preview
Anyone who watches the television news has seen images of firefighters rescuing people from burning buildings and paramedics treating bombing victims. How do these individuals make the split-second decisions that save lives? Most studies of ...
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Deep Survival: Who Lives, Who Dies, and Why

Laurence Gonzales - 2004 - Psychology - Limited preview
"Unique among survival books... stunning... enthralling. Deep Survival makes compelling, and chilling, reading."—Penelope Purdy, Denver Post In ?Deep Survival?, Laurence Gonzalez combines hard science and powerful storytelling to illustrate the ...
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Making Sense of Behavior: The Meaning of Control

William Treval Powers - 1998 - Psychology - No preview available
The along-anticipated work on Perceptual Control Theory (PCT) by the originator of this system of ideas, written for the general public in nontechnical language. Back cover copy by Richard S. Marken, Senior Behavior Scientist, The RAND ...
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