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The Power of Bad: And How to Overcome It
 

The Power of Bad: And How to Overcome It (EPUB ebook)

By Tierney, John
By Baumeister, Roy F.

From the international bestselling authors of Willpower Why does a bad impression last longer than a good one? Why does losing money affect us more than gaining it? What makes phobias so hard to shake?The answer is the negativity bias - or in other words, the power of bad. As Joh...n Tierney and Roy F. Baumeister show, we are wired to react to bad over good. It makes sense in evolutionary terms, but in our modern world the lure of bad is, well, bad. It governs people's moods, drives marketing and dominates our news. It can explain everything from why wars start or couples divorce, to why we mess up job interviews or feud with neighbours. But there is good news. By using smart strategies from new science, we can train our brains to get better at spotting our own negativity bias, fighting back with our rational minds to manage the bad in our lives - and even using its power for positive results. Breaking bad's hold over us can help our own lives, at work and in our relationships. Properly understood, bad can be a good thing.
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ISBN 9780141975818
Published 31 Dec 2019
Publisher Penguin
Available in EPUB format
Software Adobe Ebook Compatible Devices
Language en

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ISBN-13 9780141975818
Stock Available
Status Wheelers ePlatform
Publisher Penguin
Imprint Penguin
Released 31 Dec 2019
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format EPUB ebook
Author(s) By Tierney, John
By Baumeister, Roy F.
Category Social Sciences
Social Issues
Psychology
Economics, Finance, Business, Industry
Management & Management Techniques
Science: General Issues
Popular Science
Self-Help & Practical Interests
Advice On Careers & Achieving Success
Popular Psychology
Number of Pages 256
Dimensions Not specified
Dewey Code 150.1988
Weight Not specified - defaults to 0g
Interest Age 16+ years
Reading Age 16+ years
Library of Congress Positive psychology, Negativity Philosophy, Self-actualization Psychology
NBS Text Popular Psychology
ONIX Text General/trade;Professional and scholarly

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