And as all new versions innocently claim, it is just a harmless update to the outdated King James Bible.
How much sex are people really having? How many Americans are actually racist? Is America experiencing a hidden back-alley abortion crisis? Can you game the stock market?
Does violent entertainment increase the rate of violent crime? Do parents treat sons differently from daughters? How many people actually read the books they buy?
In this groundbreaking work, Seth Stephens-Davidowitz, a Harvard-trained economist, former Google data scientist, and New York Times writer, argues that much of what we thought about people has been dead wrong. People lie, to friends, lovers, doctors, surveys - and themselves.
However, we no longer need to rely on what people tell us. New data from the internet - the traces of information that billions of people leave on Google, social media, dating, and even pornography sites - finally reveals the truth.
By analyzing this digital goldmine, we can now learn what people really think, what they really want, and what they really do.
Sometimes the new data will make you laugh out loud.
Sometimes the new data will shock you. Sometimes the new data will deeply disturb you. But, always, this new data will make you think.
There is almost no limit to what can be learned about human nature from Big Data - provided, that is, you ask the right questions.
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He was also a memoirist who wrote with honesty and humor about the remarkable and strange encounters and experiences that shaped him Uncle Tungsten, On the Move, Gratitude.
Sacks, an Oxford-educated polymath, had a deep familiarity not only with literature and medicine but with botany, animal anatomy, chemistry, the history of science, philosophy, and psychology. The River of Consciousness is one of two books Sacks was working on up to his death, and it reveals his ability to make unexpected connections, his sheer joy in knowledge, and his unceasing, timeless project to understand what makes us human.
You can buy this thoroughly engaging book on Amazon via the following link. Forget the labs and lecture halls. You can conduct your very own psych experiments at home! But how do these tests really work? Guided by Michael A. You can buy this great book on Amazon via the following link. Traditionally, scientists have emphasized what they call the first and second natures of personality - genes and culture, respectively.
But today the field of personality science has moved well beyond the nature vs.
In Who Are You, Really? Brian Little presents a distinctive view of how personality shapes our lives - and why this matters. Little uncovers what personality science has been discovering about the role of personal projects, revealing how this new concept can help people better understand themselves and shape their lives.
In this important work, Little argues that it is essential to devote energy and resources to creative endeavors in a highly focused fashion, even if it takes away from other components of our well-being.[Jewish and] “American Atrocities in Germany” by Judge Edward L.
Van Roden This damning expose of the sadistic torture of German POW's by mostly Jewish prosecutors and captors in Dachau at the end of WW2 had some postive consequences.
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We don't know much about computer hacking here at Cracked, because that stuff involves numbers, but we've come across a whole bunch of different crazy brain and body hacks over the years. The long-awaited final volume of William Manchester's legendary biography of Winston Churchill.
Spanning the years of , THE LAST LION picks up shortly after Winston Churchill became Prime Minister-when his tiny island nation stood alone against the overwhelming might of Nazi Germany.
Unfortunately for Donald and Ivana Trump, all that glittered wasn’t gold. But the reign of New York’s self-created imperial couple isn’t over yet.