Un manuale nuovo, anzi nuovissimo, scritto da un autore di successo in tutto il mondo, psicologo di fama internazionale e mago professionista. Non promette miracoli, ma un vero cambiamento veloce, nel rispetto di un modo nuovo di fare psicologia: divertente, dissacrante, magico ma allo stesso tempo serissimo. Per cambiare gli atteggiamenti sbagliati in meno di un minuto, perché il cambiamento efficace non richiede per forza un lungo periodo: basta sapere come muoversi. Argomenti chiari, spiegazioni brevi e test ed esercizi per tutti: che cosa aspettate a migliorare la vostra vita?
- ISBN: 8862201648
- Casa Editrice: Ponte alle Grazie
- Pagine: 226
(If you want, I'll give you one marshmallow now. If you read through the whole review, however, I'll give you two . Ready? Let's go!) Do you have problems? Of course you have problems. We all have problems. Maybe you want to land a new job, or lose weight or finish a project you're working on. Maybe y Leggi tutto
I've read a lot of pop psychology books, but this one is quite different from the rest. Each chapter of this book takes a topic and describes various scientific psychology experiments that have direct bearing on the topic. Many of the experiments came to non-intuitive conclusions about human behavio Leggi tutto
I liked it. Speaking as a former cognitive psychologist, I take issue with the interpretation of some of the results. But speaking as a former cognitive psychologist, this is the best self-help book I've read in a long, long time - and I've read a lot of 'em. The suggestions here are backed by resear Leggi tutto
Why are all of the really cool people in the world British? Richard Wiseman knocks my socks off every time he publishes. If you're going to read his work, though, I have a couple of caveats for you: 1. His work is non-fiction, of the sort that quotes a LOT of numbers and makes both macro- and micro-a Leggi tutto
Professor Richard Wiseman has long been dubious about the self-help industry, feeling that many of the popular books promoting techniques for personal change have at best no evidence to support them and at worst can actually make you to feel bad about yourself when following their instructions fails Leggi tutto
Finished 59 Seconds: Think a Little, Change a Lot by Richard Wiseman (3/5). Books in the self help genre tend to promise quick fixes grounded in little evidence (and, not uncommonly, contradicting actual evidence). Psychological literature sometimes has validated advice, but much of it, not surprisin Leggi tutto
It is another self help book telling you why all "other" self-help books seem to have got it wrong while he is just so smart and got it all right, and in 59 seconds. You can't beat that! It is the quick fix book in 59 seconds. He even criticized visualization when it is proven to be working medicall Leggi tutto
I'm giving this 5 stars because: a) this book reveals fascinating insight about, research into and strategies to cultivate happiness, be more persuasive, have lasting relationships, be a better parent, and more b) it is VERY well researched and referenced, with many pathways to choose afterward for r Leggi tutto
Many people are attracted to self-improvement and self- development, but don’t have a lot of time to devote to elaborate and time-consuming techniques. This book is about how to change in 59 seconds with psychologically proven quick and dirty strategies that won’t take a lot of time to implement. Wi Leggi tutto
"We all get used to what we have very quickly. Buying a new car or bigger house provides a short-term feel-good boost, but we quickly become accustomed to it and sink back to our pre-purchase level of joy. Thanks to our capacity to adapt to ever greater fame and fortune, yesterday's luxuries can soo Leggi tutto
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