Quiet

The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking

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Author: Susan Cain

Publisher: Broadway Books

ISBN: 0307452204

Category: Psychology

Page: 368

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The book that started the Quiet Revolution At least one-third of the people we know are introverts. They are the ones who prefer listening to speaking; who innovate and create but dislike self-promotion; who favor working on their own over working in teams. It is to introverts—Rosa Parks, Chopin, Dr. Seuss, Steve Wozniak—that we owe many of the great contributions to society. In Quiet, Susan Cain argues that we dramatically undervalue introverts and shows how much we lose in doing so. She charts the rise of the Extrovert Ideal throughout the twentieth century and explores how deeply it has come to permeate our culture. She also introduces us to successful introverts—from a witty, high-octane public speaker who recharges in solitude after his talks, to a record-breaking salesman who quietly taps into the power of questions. Passionately argued, superbly researched, and filled with indelible stories of real people, Quiet has the power to permanently change how we see introverts and, equally important, how they see themselves. Now with Extra Libris material, including a reader’s guide and bonus content

Quiet Power

The Secret Strengths of Introverts

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Author: Susan Cain,Gregory Mone,Erica Moroz

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101629800

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 288

View: 6983

The monumental bestseller Quiet has been recast in a new edition that empowers introverted kids and teens Susan Cain sparked a worldwide conversation when she published Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking. With her inspiring book, she permanently changed the way we see introverts and the way introverts see themselves. The original book focused on the workplace, and Susan realized that a version for and about kids was also badly needed. This book is all about kids' world—school, extracurriculars, family life, and friendship. You’ll read about actual kids who have tackled the challenges of not being extroverted and who have made a mark in their own quiet way. You’ll hear Susan Cain’s own story, and you’ll be able to make use of the tips at the end of each chapter. There’s even a guide at the end of the book for parents and teachers. This insightful, accessible, and empowering book, illustrated with amusing comic-style art, will be eye-opening to extroverts and introverts alike.

The Introvert's Way

Living a Quiet Life in a Noisy World

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Author: Sophia Dembling

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101613602

Category: Self-Help

Page: 208

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For anyone who loved Susan Cain’s Quiet, comes this practical manifesto sharing the joys of introversion… This clever and pithy book challenges introverts to take ownership of their personalities...with quiet strength. Sophia Dembling asserts that the introvert’s lifestyle is not “wrong” or lacking, as society or extroverts would have us believe. Through a combination of personal insights and psychology, The Introvert’s Way helps and encourages introverts to embrace their nature, to respect traits they may have been ashamed of and reframe them as assets. You’re not shy; rather, you appreciate the joys of quiet. You’re not antisocial; instead, you enjoy recharging through time alone. You’re not unfriendly, but you do find more meaning in one-on-one connections than large gatherings. By honoring what makes them unique, this astute and inspiring book challenges introverts to “own” their introversion, igniting a quiet revolution that will change how they see themselves and how they engage with the world.

Summary of Quiet

The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking

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Author: Book Summary

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781535540902

Category:

Page: 58

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Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking by Susan Cain | Book Summary This book is powerful in its own way, as it gives a voice to the introverts of this world. That is very significant because as many as one-third to half the people in the world are introverts. Introvert refers to the people who prefer listening to speaking, reading to partying; who invent and create but are not likely to present their ideas; who are more productive working on their own rather than in a team.These people are usually labelled as quiet or reserved or even reclusive, but they also make many contributions to society - this is evident in everything from art done by van Gogh to the invention of the computer. If, like me and the author, you are an introvert, you will find yourself nodding and (silently) agreeing with all that she has written. You will understand her frustration of our extroverted world, and passion for finding balance between the two personality types.This book is actually so convincing, sensible, and genuine it should inevitably effect change in schools and offices. It's also a clever idea to write a book that communicates to introverts - a huge percentage of the reading public - how awesome and undervalued we are. This book is relevant to all, whether you are an introvert or not.Even extroverts have introverts in their life and can gain value from a book that makes sense of their behaviour. Overall, it's an examination into the value society places on introverts and the science that makes people more or less outgoing. Here Is A Preview Of What You'll Learn... THE EXTROVERT IDEAL THE RISE OF THE "MIGHTY LIKEABLE FELLOW" THE MYTH OF CHARISMATIC LEADERSHIP WHEN COLLABORATION KILLS CREATIVITY YOUR BIOLOGY, YOUR SELF? IS TEMPERAMENT DESTINY? BEYOND TEMPERAMENT DO ALL CULTURES HAVE AN EXTROVERT IDEAL? HOW TO LOVE; HOW TO WORK THE COMMUNICATION GAP The Book at A Glance Conclusion Final Thoughts Now What? Scroll Up and Click on "buy now with 1-Click" to Download Your Copy Right Now ************Tags: quiet, susan cain, quiet book, quiet the power of introverts in a world that can't stop talking, introvert, the power of introverts, self confidence books

The Irresistible Introvert

Harness the Power of Quiet Charisma in a Loud World

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Author: Michaela Chung

Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.

ISBN: 1510704795

Category: Self-Help

Page: 216

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Learn the tools to shed your mask of extroversion, develop your own magnetism, and reveal the true you. One third to one half of Americans are introverts in a culture that celebrates—even enforces—an ideal of extroversion and a cult of personality. Political leaders are charismatic, celebrities bask in the spotlight, and authority figures are assertive. It is no surprise that a “quiet revolution” has begun to emerge among the “invisible” half of the population, asserting that they are just as powerful in their own unique ways. The Irresistible Introvert embodies the spirit of this revival and breaks down the myth that charisma is reserved for extroverts only. This mini manifesto shows introverts how to master the art of quiet magnetism in a noisy world—no gregariousness required! Within these pages, you’ll discover how to shed the mask of extroversion and reveal a more compelling (and authentic) you. You’ll also learn how to: • Master the inner game of intrigue • Manage your energy for optimal engagement • Create an emotional ecosystem for charisma • Establish introverted intimacy • Cultivate communication skills for quiet types As a “professional” charismatic introvert, author Michaela Chung demonstrates that you no longer have to forcefully push yourself outward into the world against your nature, but can rather magnetize people inward toward the true you. In the process, you’ll learn to embrace your “innie life” and discover potential you never knew you had.

The Introvert Advantage

How Quiet People Can Thrive in an Extrovert World

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Author: Marti Olsen Laney

Publisher: Workman Publishing

ISBN: 0761148353

Category: Self-Help

Page: 336

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At least one out of four people prefers to avoid the limelight, tends to listen more than they speak, feels alone in large groups, and requires lots of private time to restore their energy. They're introverts, and here is the book to help them boost their confidence while learning strategies for successfully living in an extrovert world. After dispelling common myths about introverts-they're not necessarily shy, aloof, or antisocial--The Introvert Advantage explains the real issues. Introverts are hardwired from birth to focus inward, so outside stimulation-chitchat, phone calls, parties, office meetings-can easily become "too much." The Introvert Advantage dispels introverts' belief that something is wrong with them and instead helps them recognize their inner strengths-their analytical skills, ability to think outside the box, and strong powers of concentration. It helps readers understand introversion and shows them how to determine where they fall on the introvert/extrovert continuum. It provides tools to improve relationships with partners, kids, colleagues, and friends, offering dozens of tips, including 10 ways to talk less and communicate more, 8 ways to showcase your abilities at work, how to take a child's temperament temperature, and strategies for socializing. Finally, it shows how to not just survive, but thrive-how to take advantage of the introvert's special qualities to create a life that's just right for the introvert temperament, to discover new ways to expand their energy reserves, and even how, when necessary, to confidently become a temporary extrovert.

Quiet Kids

Help Your Introverted Child Succeed in an Extroverted World

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Author: Christine Fonseca

Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.

ISBN: 1618211552

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 225

View: 8191

Being an introverted child is difficult, especially in an ever-increasingly noisy world. Often viewed as aloof, unmotivated or conceited, introverted children are deeply misunderstood by parents, educators and even their peers. That's where Quiet Kids: Help Your Introverted Child Succeed in an Extroverted World comes in. Designed to provide parents with a blueprint for not only understanding the nature of introversion, Quiet Kids provides specific strategies to teach their children how to thrive in a world that may not understand them. Presented in an easy-to-read, conversational style, the book uses real-world examples and stories from introverts and parents to show parents and educators how to help children develop resiliency and enhance the positive qualities of being an introvert. With specific strategies to address academic performance, bullying, and resiliency, Quiet Kids is a must read for anyone wishing to enhance the lives of introverted children.

The Quiet Rise of Introverts

8 Practices for Living and Loving in a Noisy World

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Author: Brenda Knowles

Publisher: Mango Media Inc.

ISBN: 1633536424

Category: Self-Help

Page: N.A

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Introverts living and loving Many introverts in our world: More and more, people are identifying as introverts. Studies show that at least one-third of the people we encounter in our lives are introverts. Introverts and Relationships: The Quiet Rise of Introverts: 8 Practices for Living and Loving in a Noisy World is a guide to help tenderhearted and introverted individuals grow and nurture their peace, purpose, and relationships. Quiet Rise will help sensitive individuals build personal and social resilience. Author, speaker and life coach Brenda Knowles presents 8 unique practices to help readers learn that they are not alone or flawed in their sensitivity and introversion and that they are capable of creating and maintaining secure, loving relationships. Certified as a Myers-Briggs practitioner, she has been writing and guiding introverts for six years on space2live and has been trained in family mediation. Incorporating the 8 Practices of The Quiet Rise of Introverts into your life yields: A calmer sense of self A deeper understanding of mental and physical self-care An understanding of the purpose of conflict Growth in relationship responsiveness The secrets to healing every day

The Introverted Leader

Building on Your Quiet Strength

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Author: Jennifer Kahnweiler

Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers

ISBN: 152309432X

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 192

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Succeeding in an Extroverted Workplace You don't have be an extrovert—or pretend to be one—to get to the top! Jennifer Kahnweiler points to Mark Zuckerberg, Arianna Huffington, and Warren Buffett as prime examples of self-identified introverts who have done quite well for themselves. In this new, expanded edition of her pioneering book, she lays out a well-tested four-step strategy introverts can use to build on their quiet strength and make it a source of great power. The book includes fresh information on the unique challenges faced by introverted women, how leaders can shape a more introvert-friendly workplace, customized hiring and coaching strategies for introverts, and the positive correlation between introverted leadership and company performance.

Disrupt Yourself

Putting the Power of Disruptive Innovation to Work

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Author: Whitney Johnson

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1351861956

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 208

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Thinkers50 Management Thinker of 2015 Whitney Johnson wants you to consider this simple, yet powerful, idea: disruptive companies and ideas upend markets by doing something truly different--they see a need, an empty space waiting to be filled, and they dare to create something for which a market may not yet exist. As president and cofounder of Rose Park Advisors' Disruptive Innovation Fund with Clayton Christensen, Johnson used the theory of disruptive innovation to invest in publicly traded stocks and private early-stage companies. In Disrupt Yourself, she helps you understand how the frameworks of disruptive innovation can apply to your particular path, whether you are: a self-starter ready to make a disruptive pivot in your business a high-potential individual charting your career trajectory a manager looking to instill innovative thinking amongst your team a leader facing industry changes that make for an uncertain future We are living in an era of accelerating disruption; no one is immune. Johnson makes the compelling case that managing the S-curve waves of learning and mastery is a requisite skill for the future. If you want to be successful in unexpected ways, follow your own disruptive path. Dare to innovate. Do something astonishing. Disrupt yourself.

The Secret Lives of Introverts

Inside Our Hidden World

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Author: Jenn Granneman

Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing Inc.

ISBN: 1510721037

Category: Self-Help

Page: 320

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An introvert guide and manifesto for all the quiet ones—and the people who love them. Is there a hidden part of you that no one else sees? Do you have a vivid inner world of thoughts and emotions that your peers and loved ones can’t seem to access? Have you ever been told you’re too “quiet,” “shy,” “boring,” or “awkward”? Are your habits and comfort zones questioned by a society that doesn’t seem to get the real you? If so, you might be an introvert. On behalf of those who have long been misunderstood, rejected, or ignored, fellow introvert Jenn Granneman writes a compassionate vindication—exploring, discovering, and celebrating the secret inner world of introverts that, only until recently, has begun to peek out and emerge into the larger social narrative. Drawing from scientific research, in-depth interviews with experts and other introverts, and her personal story, Granneman reveals the clockwork behind the introvert’s mind—and why so many people get it wrong initially. Whether you are a bona fide introvert, an extrovert anxious to learn how we tick, or a curious ambivert, these revelations will answer the questions you’ve always had: • What’s going on when introverts go quiet? • What do introvert lovers need to flourish in a relationship? • How can introverts find their own brand of fulfillment in the workplace? • Do introverts really have a lot to say—and how do we draw it out? • How can introverts mine their rich inner worlds of creativity and insight? • Why might introverts party on a Friday night but stay home alone all Saturday? • How can introverts speak out to defend their needs? With other myths debunked and truths revealed, The Secret Lives of Introverts is an empowering manifesto that guides you toward owning your introversion by working with your nature, rather than against it, in a world where you deserve to be heard.

Social Cognition and Communication

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Author: Joseph P. Forgas,Orsolya Vincze,János László

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 1135011044

Category: Psychology

Page: 368

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Language is the essence of interpersonal behavior and social relationships, and it is social cognitive processes that determine how we produce and understand language. However, there has been surprisingly little interest in the past linking social cognition and communication. This book presents the latest cutting-edge research from a select group of leading international scholars investigating the how language shapes our thinking, and how social cognitive processes in turn influence language production and communication. The chapters represent diverse perspectives of investigating the links between language and communication, including evolutionary, linguistic, cognitive and affective approaches as well as the empirical analysis of written and spoken narratives. New methodologies are presented including the latest techniques of text analysis to illuminate the psychology of individual language users, and entire cultures and societies. The chapters address such questions as how are cognitive and identity processes reflected in language? How do affective states influence language production? Are political correctness norms in language use effective? How do partners manage to accommodate to each other’s communicative expectations? What is the role of language as a medium of interpersonal and intergroup influence? How are individual and cultural identities reflected in, and shaped by narratives in literature, school texts and the media? The book is aimed at all students, researchers and laypersons interested in the interplay between thinking and communication, and should be required reading for all professionals who use language in their everyday work to interact with people.

Introvert Power

Why Your Inner Life Is Your Hidden Strength

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Author: Laurie A Helgoe

Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.

ISBN: 1402280890

Category: Psychology

Page: 320

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"Vivid and engaging."—Publishers Weekly, starred review Embrace the Power Inside You It's no wonder that introversion is making headlines—half of all Americans are introverts. But if that describes you—are you making the most of your inner strength? Psychologist and introvert Laurie Helgoe unveils the genius of introversion. Introverts gain energy and power through reflection and solitude. Our culture, however, is geared toward the extrovert. The pressure to get out there and get happier can lead people to think that an inward orientation is a problem instead of an opportunity. Helgoe shows that the exact opposite is true: introverts can capitalize on this inner source of power. Introvert Power is a blueprint for how introverts can take full advantage of this hidden strength in daily life. Revolutionary and invaluable, Introvert Power includes ideas for how introverts can learn to: •Claim private space •Bring a slower tempo into daily life •Deal effectively with parties, interruptions, and crowds Quiet is might. Solitude is strength. Introversion is power. "A modern-day Thoreau."—Stephen Bertman, author of The Eight Pillars of Greek Wisdom

Supercorp

How Vanguard Companies Create Innovation, Profits, Growth, and Social Good

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Author: Rosabeth Moss Kanter

Publisher: Profile Books

ISBN: 1847652298

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 336

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Throughout her extraordinary career, Professor Rosabeth Moss Kanter has always pushed the boundaries through her high-level field research, and her breakthrough ideas with practical applications for a broad audience. One of the world's bestselling business thinkers, her work on leadership and change management has influenced the most enlightened and successful executives and entrepreneurs. Supercorp, based on a three-year worldwide research program, provides the answer to a question crucial to both business and society more broadly: as a company grows, how can it avoid becoming a lumbering, corrupt giant? Companies such as IBM, Procter & Gamble, Mexican-based Cemex and Japanese-based Omron provide the models that businesses small and large can use to stay on track, outstrip the competition, and attract and motivate the new generation of talent. And, Professor Kanter provides the evidence of the powerful synergy between the financial success shareholders want and social conscience - it is only these 'vanguard companies' that are big but human, efficient but innovative, global but local, that will succeed in the future.

I Am an Introvert

The Power of Introverts and Introverted Leadership

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Author: Joshua Moore

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781548042288

Category:

Page: 114

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Are you an Introvert? If so, what type? Discover Introverts� personality traits and types, learn how to manage stress and anxiety and balance your emotional sensitivity! This book explores the true meaning of introversion, shatters stereotypes and myths perpetuated by an extrovert-centric society and offers practical implementation techniques and advice for personal and professional growth, including leadership roles for the enlightened, empowered individual that lives within all introverts. With this practical implementation guide you will also explore specific types of introversion, jobs which suite different types of Introverts, the introvert advantages and introverted leadership in personal life and at work. Here are just some of the topics that are covered: * What Type of Introvert are You? * Gifts of Being Introverted * Vulnerabilities Associated with Being Introverted * Taking the Fear Factor out of Introversion * Dealing With Strangers, Making Friends and Forging Alliances * Conflict Resolution for Introverts * Understanding How Various Disruptions Affect Introverts * Self-Protection for Introverts at Work and at Home * Personal and Professional Growth Through the Lens of the Introvert * The Balanced Introvert * The Enlightened Introvert * Empowered Introverted Leadership * What Makes a Successful Introverted Leader? * Jobs and Careers Specifically Chosen for Introverts Get ready to experience the authenticity, freedom and power of introversion and buy this book today!

The Power of Quiet

An Inspirational Journal for Introverts

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Author: Miranda Hersey

Publisher: Castle Point Books

ISBN: 9781250181954

Category: Games & Activities

Page: 128

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Cherish your inner introvert with this notebook for taking a step back, quelling the chaos, and embracing your creativity! Spending quality time alone can help you recharge your batteries, excavate your true feelings, and enrich your everyday experience. This journal celebrates the importance of shutting out the chaos and taking time to reflect. Through a series of creative journaling prompts, The Power of Quiet will take you on a pleasant and restorative journey of self-discovery. • Over 100 questions to fill your days with quiet solitude and reflection. • Encourages self-discovery and the celebration of your most introverted qualities. • Creative exercises and engaging art help to inspire your natural creativity.

How to be Heard

Secrets for Powerful Speaking and Listening

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Author: Julian Treasure

Publisher: Mango Media Inc.

ISBN: 1633536726

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 308

View: 4917

HuffPost 20 Best Business Books of 2017 ─ Learn communication skills secrets from one of the most successful TED Talks stars of all time Transform your communication skills: Have you ever felt like you're talking, but nobody is listening? Renowned five time TED Talks speaker and author Julian Treasure reveals how to speak so that people listen – and how to listen so that people feel heard. As this leading sound expert demonstrates via interviews with world-class speakers, professional performers and CEOs atop their field, the secret lies in developing simple habits that can transform our communication skills, the quality of our relationships and our impact in the world. Effective speaking, listening, and understanding skills: How to be Heard includes never-before-seen exercises to develop your communication skills that are as effective at home as in the boardroom or conference call. Julian Treasure offers an inspiring vision for a sonorous world of effective speaking, listening and understanding. Communication skills secrets and tips discussed in How to be Heard include: • Sound affects us all: How to make it work for you and improve your wellbeing, effectiveness and happiness. Why listening matters. How listening and speaking affect one another. • The seven deadly sins of speaking and listening: And how to avoid them; the four cornerstones of powerful speaking and listening. • How to listen and why we don’t: Your listening filters, and how to use them. Five simple exercises to achieve conscious listening. Tips from great listeners. Inner listening. • Your voice: The instrument we all play, and how to play it beautifully. The power of your vocal toolbox and how to build your speaking power; tricks of great speakers; simple exercises and practices to develop your voice. • Saying what you mean: How to plan and structure content so you always hit the bullseye. Clean language. Secrets of rhetoric; great speeches unpacked; exercises and methods to achieve clarity, precision and impact. Five danger words to avoid. • Stagecraft: How to deliver a great talk. Practice, preparation, tools and aids, common mistakes and how to avoid them, stage presence - how to act and talk like a top professional speaker and win over any audience. The five most common errors and how to avoid them.

Manology

Secrets of Your Man's Mind Revealed

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Author: Tyrese Gibson,Rev Run

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1451681852

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 258

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Outlines a groundbreaking approach to lasting and fulfilling relationships, drawing on the author's disparate experiences and viewpoints to share advice on such topics as commitment-phobic men, infidelity, and the secrets to great sex.

Anger, the misunderstood emotion

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Author: Carol Tavris

Publisher: Touchstone

ISBN: 9780671495336

Category: Psychology

Page: 302

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"This landmark book" (San Francisco Chronicle) dispels the common myths about the causes and uses of anger -- for example, that expressing anger is always good for you, that suppressing anger is always unhealthy, or that women have special "anger problems" that men do not. Dr. Carol Tavris expertly examines every facet of that fascinating emotion -- from genetics to stress to the rage for justice. Book jacket.

Galen's Prophecy

Temperament In Human Nature

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Author: Jerome Kagan

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 0429979916

Category: Social Science

Page: 404

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Nearly two thousand years ago a physician named Galen of Pergamon suggested that much of the variation in human behavior could be explained by an individual's temperament. Since that time, inborn dispositions have fallen in and out of favor. Based on fifteen years of research, Galen's Prophecy now provides fresh insights into these complex questions, offering startling new evidence to support Galen's ancient classification of melancholic and sanguine adults. Integrating evidence and ideas from biology, philosophy, and psychology, Jerome Kagan examines the implications of the idea of temperament for aggressive behavior, conscience, psychopathology, and the degree to which each of us can be expected to control our deepest emotions.