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The Social Animal by David Brooks

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Title: The Social Animal: The Hidden Sources of Love, Character, and Achievement
Author: David Brooks
Genre: Self – development
Length: 448 pages
Publication Date: March 2011
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group

Table of Contents:

Introduction
Chapter 1: Decision-Making
Chapter 2: The Map Meld
Chapter 3: Mindsight
Chapter 4: Mapmaking
Chapter 5: Attachment
Chapter 6: Learning
Chapter 7: Norms
Chapter 8: Self-Control
Chapter 9: Culture
Chapter 10: Intelligence
Chapter 11: Choice Architecture
Chapter 12: Freedom and Commitment
Chapter 13: Limerence
Chapter 14: The Grand Narrative
Chapter 15: Metis
Chapter 16: The Insurgency

From the Reviews:

“An uncommonly brilliant blend of sociology, intellect and allegory."
-Kirkus, Starred Review

“David Brooks has written an absolutely fascinating book about how we form our emotions and character.”
-Walter Isaacson, CEO of the Aspen Institute and the author of Benjamin Franklin: An American Life and Einstein: His Life and Universe

About the Author: David Brooks is an op-ed columnist for The New York Times. He has been a senior editor at The Weekly Standard and a contributing editor at Newsweek and The Atlantic Monthly, and he is a weekly commentator on PBS NewsHour. He is the author of the bestseller Bobos in Paradise: The New Upper Class and How They Got There and On Paradise Drive: How We Live Now (And Always Have) in the Future Tense. (From the Hardcover edition)

By The Kigem Team
March 30, 2011

Source: http://www.kigem.com

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