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Before You Know It : The Unconscious Reasons We Do What We Do - John Bargh

Before You Know It

The Unconscious Reasons We Do What We Do

Paperback Published: 30th October 2017
ISBN: 9781785150029
Number Of Pages: 352

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How much of what we say, feel and do is under our conscious control? How much is not? And most crucial of all: if we understood how our unconscious worked – if we knew why we do what we do – could we finally, fundamentally, know ourselves?

From checking a dating app to holding a cup of coffee or choosing who to vote for, our unconscious secretly governs everything we feel, think and do. In Before You Know It, Dr John Bargh – the world’s leading expert on the unconscious mind – reveals the psychological forces that are at work behind the scenes as we go about our daily lives, and offers simple steps to improve your sleep, boost your memory and live better.

About the Author

John Bargh, PhD is a social and cognitive psychologist and the world’s leading expert on the unconscious mid. He is the James Rowland Angell Professor of Psychology at Yale University and director of the ACME (Automaticity in Cognition, Motivation and Evaluation) Laboratory.

Industry Reviews

"Lucid, vivid, and entertaining; psychology reconceived through compelling and powerful storytelling." -- Gavin Francis, author of 'Adventures in Human Being' and 'Empire Antartica'
"This fascinating journey through the inner workings of the human mind reveals how our conscious thoughts and unconscious motives intertwine to shape who we are. An entertaining and intelligent book that will change the way you see yourself and the world around you." -- Jonah Berger, author of 'Contagious' and 'Invisible Influence'
"[A] sprightly book ... Daniel Kahneman referenced [Bargh] in the popular Thinking Fast and Slow ... A world-leading psychologist ... A useful textbook for anyone with a strong interest in the field." * Sunday Times *
"This book is a "must read" not only because it is about a fascinating topic - the nature of the unconscious mind - but because it is an engaging and accessible book by the scientist who did the groundbreaking research. Everyone should read it." -- Timothy D. Wilson
"I predict that this book will be the most important and exciting book in psychology that has been written in the past twenty years. Now Bargh reveals a new science of the unconscious that busts these outdated myths ... These are powerful revelations." -- John Gottman, PhD, Professor Emeritus, University of Washington

ISBN: 9781785150029
ISBN-10: 1785150022
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 352
Published: 30th October 2017
Publisher: Cornerstone
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.2 x 15.6  x 2.7
Weight (kg): 0.47

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