QuickRead presents a summary of "Drunk Tank Pink" by Adam Alter:
Learn how colors, words, and symbols unknowingly alter the way you think, behave, and perceive reality.
The title Drunk Tank Pink is in reference to the discovery that when jail cells are painted pink it reduces violence among inmates. In this book social psychologist Adam Alter guides us through the many thousands of ways our minds are influenced and manipulated, both knowingly and unknowingly. As Alter puts it "Your mind is the collective end point of a billion tiny butterfly effects"
In this summary we'll dive into the ethereal world of the subconscious mind and learn how signs and symbols around us affect how we perceive the world, how the behavior of others can change the way we view ourselves, how your name can potentially help determine your career, and more.