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Awkward : the science of why we're socially awkward and why that's awesome

Author: Ty Tashiro
Publisher: New York, NY : William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2017] ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Interweaving the latest research with personal tales and real world examples, this offers reassurance and provides valuable insights into how listeners can embrace their personal quirks and unique talents to harness their awesome potential, and more comfortably navigate their complex world.
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Genre/Form: Popular works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ty Tashiro
ISBN: 9780062429155 0062429159 0062678566 9780062678560
OCLC Number: 983463736
Description: xx, 261 pages : illustrations, charts ; 24 cm
Contents: Part I. So this is awkward. What does it mean to be awkward? ; Is there anything wrong with being awkward? ; Looking for some sweet skills ; Emotions make me feel funny ; Unlocking the minds of likable people --
Part II. This is getting awkward: how modern societal shifts are making everyone feel more awkward. Nurturing awkward children ; The awkwardness of making friends ; Dating and sex are so awkward --
Part III. How the awkward become awesome. Practically prodigious ; Groundbreaking innovation.
Responsibility: Ty Tashiro, PhD.

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"Tashiro has become an evangelist for his kind...positing that there's an upside to all this nerding out.... In many ways "Awkward" is a memoir...packed with vignettes from the author's childhood, Read more...

 
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