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The tell : the little clues that reveal big truths about who we are / Matthew Hertenstein.

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  • 9 of 9 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield 153.69 Hertenst (Text) 31208911534628 non-fiction Available -
Starke Co PL - Schricker Main Library (Knox) 153.69 HER (Text) 30032010628334 ADULT NON-FICTION Available -
Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch 153.69 HERTENSTEIN (Text) 33946002885452 Nonfiction . 2nd Floor Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780465031658 :
  • ISBN: 046503165X :
  • Physical Description: xiii, 268 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Basic Books, a member of the Perseus Books Group, [2013]

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 185-253) and index.
Citation/References Note: PW 09/09/2013
Kirkus 10/01/2013
Summary, etc.: "What does a yearbook photo have to do with future marital success? Can the CEO's appearance tell you anything about a company's quarterly earnings? In The Tell, psychologist Matthew Hertenstein reveals that our intuition is surprisingly good at using small clues to make big predictions, and shows how we can make better decisions by homing in on the right details. Drawing on rigorous research in psychology and brain science, Hertenstein explains how to hone our powers of observation to increase our predictive capacities. By training ourselves to read facial and bodily cues, we can accurately predict everything from divorce rates to sexual preferences, election results to the likelihood of corporate success. A charming testament to the power of the human mind, The Tell will, to paraphrase Sherlock Holmes, show us how to notice what we see"-- Provided by publisher.
"Matthew Hertenstein shows that by training ourselves to read facial and bodily cues, we can learn the art of previsioning--the ability to predict the thoughts and behaviors of others in almost every aspect of our lives. Through cutting-edge research and stories, The Tell offers tools to significantly increase our perceptive acumen. This ability is hard-wired via Darwinian natural selection to a large degree; our stone-age minds have developed to allow us to make predictions in a modern world. In contrast to a recent spate of books in behavioral economics and psychology showing where we falter in decision making, The Tell shows us where we succeed, and how we can do better"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Human behavior.
Body language.
Forecasting > Psychological aspects.
PSYCHOLOGY / Social Psychology.
PSYCHOLOGY / Developmental / General.
PSYCHOLOGY / Applied Psychology.

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