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Microtrends: The Small Forces Behind Tomorrow's Big Changes
Mark J. Penn.
Publisher: Twelve.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780446580960.  Daedalus Item Code: 00008
The nation is no longer a melting pot, assays Mark Penn, the analyst who identified "soccer moms" as a crucial constituency in President Clinton's 1996 re-election campaign. We are instead a ... (Read More)
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Mistakes Were Made (but Not by Me): Why We Justify Foolish Beliefs, Bad Decisions, and Hurtful Acts
Carol Tavris & Elliot Aronson.
Publisher: Mariner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780544574786.  Daedalus Item Code: 63671
When we make mistakes, cling to outdated attitudes, or mistreat other people, we generally feel the need to justify our actions; unconsciously, we create fictions that absolve us of responsibility, ... (Read More)
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The Moral Molecule: How Trust Works
Paul J. Zak.
Publisher: Plume.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780142196908.  Daedalus Item Code: 62905
The founding director of Claremont Graduate University's Center for Neuroeconomics Studies as well as a blogger for Psychology Today and the host of a hugely successful TED talk, Paul Zak ... (Read More)
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Myths and Legends: From Cherokee Dances to Voodoo Trances
John Pemberton.
Publisher: Chartwell.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780785826491.  Daedalus Item Code: 62821
The impulse to create myths is inherent in all of the world's cultures, and the similarities in theme between these tales reveal some basic truths about mankind. Profusely illustrated with ... (Read More)
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Originals: How Non-Conformists Move the World
Adam Grant. Sheryl Sandberg, intro.
Publisher: Viking.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780525429562.  Daedalus Item Code: 69170
The author of Give and Take: A Revolutionary Approach to Success, workplace psychologist Adam Grant again addresses the challenge of improving the world, this time from the approach of ... (Read More)
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The Oxford Handbook of Language and Social Psychology: Oxford Library of Psychology
Thomas M. Holtgraves, ed.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199838639.  Daedalus Item Code: 60943
Language pervades everything we do as social beings; it is, in fact, difficult to disentangle language from social life, and hence its importance is often missed. The emergence of new communication ... (Read More)
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Pain: The Science and Culture of Why We Hurt
Marni Jackson.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780747565581.  Daedalus Item Code: 63078
Why is pain so poorly understood? Why do we still distinguish between mental pain and physical pain, when pain is always an emotional experience? And if pain is the reason why most people visit the ... (Read More)
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The Partnership: Five Cold Warriors and Their Quest to Ban the Bomb
Philip Taubman.
Publisher: Harper.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780061744006.  Daedalus Item Code: 33194
Offering a clear analysis of the present danger of nuclear terrorism and how it can be prevented, Philip Taubman—a former New York Times bureau chief for both Washington and Moscow—sheds light ... (Read More)
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The Peculiar Case of the Electric Constable: A True Tale of Passion, Poison & Pursuit
Carol Baxter.
Publisher: Oneworld.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781780742434.  Daedalus Item Code: 43737
A sincere Quaker if a sinning one, John Tawell had been convicted of forgery and transported to Sydney; he returned to England a wealthy man, having become Australia's first pharmacist, though he ... (Read More)
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The Physics of Wall Street: A Brief History of Predicting the Unpredictable
James Owen Weatherall.
Publisher: Mariner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780544112438.  Daedalus Item Code: 51437
During the economic meltdown of 2008, many of the mathematicians and software engineers on Wall Street were baffled when their abstract concepts failed in practice. Taking us from fin-de-siècle Paris ... (Read More)
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The Political Teachings of Jesus
Tod Lindberg.
Publisher: HarperOne.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780061373947.  Daedalus Item Code: 62325
Political analyst and commentator Tod Lindberg goes beyond punditry to address how Jesus's words and teachings—once a radical set of ideas—have come to define our concept of government and our vision ... (Read More)
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Presence: Bringing Your Boldest Self to Your Biggest Challenges
Amy Cuddy.
Publisher: Little, Brown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780316256575.  Daedalus Item Code: 69187
Have you ever left a nerve-racking challenge—maybe after a job interview, a performance, or a difficult conversation—and immediately wished for a do-over? The very moments that require us to be ... (Read More)
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