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Pinker, Susan 1957-

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Works: 16 works in 65 publications in 10 languages and 2,388 library holdings
Roles: Author
Classifications: HD6060.6, 306.3615
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Publications about Susan Pinker
Publications by Susan Pinker
Most widely held works by Susan Pinker
The sexual paradox : men, women and the real gender gap by Susan Pinker( Book )
10 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,124 libraries worldwide
A controversial examination of how learning and behavioral gaps between boys and girls are reversed in the workplace argues that key gender elements, rather than discriminatory practices, contribute to ambition and career choices
The village effect : how face-to-face contact can make us healthier, happier, and smarter by Susan Pinker( Book )
5 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 652 libraries worldwide
"Resonating with our most profound life experiences, this book explains why we trust other people and form lifelong bonds, and why we ignore these connections at our peril. Pinker answers crucial questions about human relationships in a digital age, suchas: How important is face-to-face interaction as children develop new skills, when adults fall in love, when they negotiate business transactions, and as they age? How did humans evolve such finely-tuned barometers of trust and betrayal--and do these mechanisms work if you're not face-to-face with your partner? Why are women so often the catalysts of social change? To understand these questions, Pinker turns to compelling human stories combined with cutting-edge science"--
The sexual paradox : troubled boys, gifted girls and the real difference between the sexes by Susan Pinker( Book )
14 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 149 libraries worldwide
A controversial examination of how learning and behavioral gaps between boys and girls are reversed in the workplace argues that key gender elements, rather than discriminatory practices, contribute to ambition and career choices
The sexual paradox : extreme men, gifted women and the real gender gap by Susan Pinker( Book )
5 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 127 libraries worldwide
Das Geschlechter-Paradox : Über begabte Mädchen, schwierige Jungs und den wahren Unterschied zwischen Männern und Frauen by Susan Pinker( Book )
7 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in German and held by 90 libraries worldwide
The village effect how face-to-face contact can make us healthier, happier, and smarter by Susan Pinker( Sound Recording )
6 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 74 libraries worldwide
In her surprising, entertaining and persuasive new book, award-winning author and psychologist Susan Pinker shows how face-to-face contact is crucial for learning, happiness, resilience, and longevity
The village effect : how face-to-face contact can make us healthier and happier by Susan Pinker( Book )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 37 libraries worldwide
The village effect : why face-to-face contact matters by Susan Pinker( Book )
4 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 37 libraries worldwide
Sixty years ago the philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre wrote 'hell is other people'. Now, new evidence shows us that he was utterly wrong. Beginning from the first moments of life and at every age and stage, close contact with other people - and especially with women - affects how we think, whom we trust, and where we invest our money. Our social ties powerfully influence our sense of life satisfaction, our cognitive skills, and how resistant we are to infections and chronic disease. While information about diet, exercise, and new classes of drugs were the life-changing breakthroughs of the
Begabte Mädchen, schwierige Jungs der wahre Unterschied zwischen Männern und Frauen by Susan Pinker( Book )
4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in German and held by 18 libraries worldwide
Naze onna wa shōshin o kobamunoka : Shinka shinrigaku ga toku seisa no paradokusu by Susan Pinker( Book )
2 editions published in 2009 in Japanese and held by 4 libraries worldwide
The village effect by Susan Pinker( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Resonating with our most profound life experiences, this book explains why we trust other people and form lifelong bonds, and why we ignore these connections at our peril. Pinker answers crucial questions about human relationships in a digital age, such as: How important is face-to-face interaction as children develop new skills, when adults fall in love, when they negotiate business transactions, and as they age? How did humans evolve such finely-tuned barometers of trust and betrayal--and do these mechanisms work if you're not face-to-face with your partner? Why are women so often the catalysts of social change? To understand these questions, Pinker turns to compelling human stories combined with cutting-edge science
The village effect : why we need real human contact by Susan Pinker( Book )
2 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
-- From the Hardcover edition
The sexual paradox extreme men, [gifted women and the real gender gap] by Susan Pinker( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Why do women constitute 49% of law school graduates but only 27% of practicing lawyers? Pinker presents a case for a biological explanation of why men and women make different career choices, proposing that hormones are a determining factor. The hormones predominant in men lead to action, focus and often to competitive and rigidly hierarchical professions such as law, while women's hormones lead them to focus on empathy and social interaction, and careers as teachers or social workers. c2008
Paradoxul sexelor : bărbaţii, femeile şi adevărata prăpastie dintre sexe by Susan Pinker( Book )
1 edition published in 2011 in Romanian and held by 1 library worldwide
why face-to-face contact matters : why face-to-face contact matters by Susan Pinker( Book )
1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Blending cutting edge science with personal narrative Susan Pinker examines the transformative power of human relationships
Bilingual and monolingual children's awareness of words by Susan Pinker( Book )
in English and held by 1 library worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Pinker, Susan
Susan Pinker Canadian psychologist
Susan Pinker kanadische Psychologin, Journalistin und Kolumnistin
سوزان پینکر
ピンカー, スーザン
Languages
English (39)
German (11)
Spanish (3)
French (2)
Japanese (2)
Italian (2)
Hebrew (2)
Dutch (2)
Romanian (1)
Polish (1)
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