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Book How We Learn: The Surprising Truth About When, Where, and Why It Happens
What is the book "How We Learn" about? As the book’s author says, Benedict Carey was a very motivated student in his childhood. He believed that in order to achieve a result we need to make the efforts,  to pore over books, show self-discipline, acquiring knowledge. His life goal was...
Irresistible: The Rise of Addictive Technology and the Business of Keeping Us Hooked
What is the book "Irresistible" about? Adam Alter describes one of the dark sides of the technological revolution that led to the emergence of new forms of dependent behavior. We are accustomed to using all sorts of gadgets; we communicate in social networks even on the way to work; we do...
What is the book "Principles: Life and Work" about? To make the book not similar to a summary of life rules, in its first part Ray Dalio talks about himself, at the same time illustrating some of the principles with the examples from his life. Ray Dalio was born on Long...
Book Barking Up the Wrong Tree: The Surprising Science Behind Why Everything You Know About Success Is (Mostly) Wrong
What is the book "Barking Up the Wrong Tree" about? The book explores the question of what really leads to the success. By the word ‘success’, Eric Barker understands not just big money, but life success in general, attitudes and behavior that will help achieve the career and personal life...
Book Bestseller Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow by Yuval Noah Harari
What is the book "Homo Deus" about? In his first book, Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind (2016) historian and philosopher Yuval Noah Harari discussed the origins and development of humanity. The following year, he outlined our possible demise in Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow. Harari’s premise is that we...
What is the book "Perennial Seller" about? What is the aspiration of creative people, to whom belong, musicians, composers, artists, many entrepreneurs - all who are involved in doing something? Is it only self-expression and temporal attention of the audience? The reasons that involve ambitious people to get down to...
Book The Five Invitations: Discovering What Death Can Teach Us About Living Fully
What is the book "The Five Invitation" about? Frank Ostaseski, an author of «The Five Invitations», is a Buddhist teacher. He is a co-founder of “Zen Hospice Project” and “Metta Institute”, which trains specialists for the care of dying people. He reads lectures at HMS and also in one of the...
Book How Emotions Are Made: The Secret Life of the Brain
What is the book "How Emotions Are Made" about? What are emotions? They are our inner reaction to the external stimuli. We react to a sharp sound, a flirty look, a rough or a kind word. We experience certain emotions in response which can be expressed by facial expressions, an...