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- Free Press 2010; US$ 15.99
A ?landmark book? (Robert J. Sternberg, president of the American Psychological Association) by one of the world's preeminent psychologists that proves human behavior is not ?hard-wired? but a function of culture. Everyone knows that while different cultures think about the world differently, they use the same equipment for doing their thinking. But... more...
- Doubleday Canada 2015; US$ 32.00 US$ 23.99
Learn how to think more effectively, at work and at home. Many scientific and philosophical ideas are so powerful that they can be applied to our lives at home and work and school to help us think smarter and more effectively about our behaviour and the world around us. Surprisingly, many of these ideas remain unknown to most of us. In... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2015; US$ 32.00
An enlightening and practical guide to the most powerful tools of reasoning ever developed, by one of the world's most renowned psychologists Many scientific and philosophical ideas are so powerful that they can be applied to our lives to help us think smarter and more effectively about our behaviour and the world around us. Surprisingly, many... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2015; US$ 27.99
"The most influential thinker, in my life, has been the psychologist Richard Nisbett. He basically gave me my view of the world." -Malcolm Gladwell, New York Times Book Review Scientific and philosophical concepts can change the way we solve problems by helping us to think more effectively about our behavior and our world. Surprisingly,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 78.95
This book examines two questions: Do people make use of abstract rules such as logical and statistical rules when making inferences in everyday life? Can such abstract rules be changed by training? Contrary to the spirit of reductionist theories from behaviorism to connectionism, there is ample evidence that people do make use of abstract rules of... more...
- Westview Press 1996; US$ 25.99
In this brilliantly argued book, the authors explore the reasons behind the higher rate for homicides among whites in the southern United States. They discover that it isn?t socioeconomic class, population density, the legacy of slavery, or the heat of the South; it is the traditional culture of honor?in which a man?s reputation is seen as central... more...
- Pinter & Martin Ltd 2011; US$ 7.99
How does the situation we?re in influence the way we behave and think? Professors Ross and Nisbett eloquently argue that the context we find ourselves in substantially affects our behavior. ?The Person and the Situation explores the complex ideas about personal versus situational determinants of behavior and relates the lessons of our discipline... more...
- Lexington Books 2015; US$ 129.99
Culture Matters in Russia ? and Everywhere discusses modernization, democratization, and economic and political reforms in Russia and elsewhere, and asserts that these reforms can be accomplished through the reframing of cultural values, attitudes, and institutions. The contributors?who include three Nobel Laureates?strive to analyze and understand... more...