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Publisher Description

"The Social Psychology of Success": New research explains why performance on intellectual and athletic tasks is shaped by awareness of stereotypes about groups.

"The Orgasmic Mind": Achieving sexual climax requires a complex conspiracy of sensory and psychological signals - and the silencing of your brain.

"A Face in the Crowd": Is our ability to recognize faces hardwired in the brain - or the result of lots of practice?

"Buried Prejudice": Deep within our subconscious, we all harbor biases that we consciously disapprove of - but we act on them.

"Imagined Ugliness": Some people are convinced they are hideously deformed because of obscure or nonexistent flaws.

GENRE
Science & Nature
NARRATOR
MM
Mark Moran
LENGTH
01:40
hr min
RELEASED
2008
April 17
PUBLISHER
Scientific American
PRESENTED BY
Audible.com
LANGUAGE
EN
English
SIZE
81.6
MB

Customer Reviews

Eagled Eye ,

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I read Chivers study, and the effect of bonobo mating was really small, and could have easily been due to the presence of one or two outlying zoophiles, in such a small study. Therefore I thought reporting it as a scientific finding was not professional. Also, as is well known, self selected groups of sex study participants tend to be more sexually libertine, and not reflective of the general population. Why would we generalize their sexual responses to "females" overall? Also, why did the first segment on stereotyping not discuss effect sizes? This would have given us a good sense of how important this effect is, in contributing to real-world group differences (whether or not is much ado about nothing). So far, I've heard about a third of the program, and while it is fairly well done and put together, it has major omissions and oversights, that would give me pause before buying more of your audiobooks.

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