In this landmark book of popular science, Daniel E. Lieberman - chair of the department of human evolutionary biology at Harvard University and a leader in the field - gives us a lucid and engaging account of how the human body evolved over millions of years, even as it shows how the increasing disparity between the jumble of adaptations in our Stone Age bodies and advancements in the modern world is occasioning this paradox: greater longevity but increased chronic disease.
"A great discussion of human evolution/physiology"
In Social, renowned psychologist Matthew Lieberman explores groundbreaking research in social neuroscience, revealing that our need to connect with other people is even more fundamental, more basic, than our need for food or shelter. Because of this, our brain uses its spare time to learn about the social world-other people and our relation to them.
""Bowling Alone" For Your Brain..."
Have you ever wished you could peer into someone's mind to find out what he or she is really thinking? Now you can...really. You Can Read Anyone explains, step-by-step, exactly how to tell what someone is thinking and feeling in real-life situations. It contains specific, proven psychological techniques that can be applied instantly to any person in just about any situation.
"What the heck?"
In Shrinks Dr. Lieberman traces the field from its birth as a mystic pseudoscience through its adolescence as a cult of "shrinks" to its late blooming maturity - beginning after World War II - as a science-driven profession that saves lives.
"Today's psychiatrist aren't like your father's"
This revolutionary audiobook explains how to see through people, how to avoid being manipulated, and how to get the upper hand in every situation. Learn how to gain control and influence anyone, anytime.
"Good practical advice"
Gangster Squad chronicles the true story of the secretive police unit that waged an anything-goes war to drive Mickey Cohen and other hoodlums from Los Angeles after WWII. In 1946, the LAPD launched the Gangster Squad with eight men who met covertly on street corners and slept with Tommy guns under their beds. But for two cops, all that mattered was nailing the strutting gangster Mickey Cohen. Sgt. Jack O’Mara was a square-jawed church usher, Sgt. Jerry Wooters a cynical maverick....
"Not the movie"
Utilizing newly-developed techniques, this audiobook tells you how to easily influence anyone to tell the truth within minutes. Never Be Lied To Again is chock-full of colorful examples and engaging scenarios to help give you that extra edge. Use these groundbreaking techniques to take control of every personal and business situation...and never be lied to again.
"yes, good info to be aware of"
The New York Times bestselling author, Dr. David J. Lieberman, introduces a wonderful right-to-the-point mini audiobook that tells listeners how to put an end to boundary issues once and for all! What do you do when the person on the other end of your "No" flat out refuses to accept your "No"? You'll discover exactly what to say as well as learn the underlying psychology that motivates them to always ask, and you to always give in! Plus, you'll learn step-by-step what you can do about it.
"Not so good"
The Charisma Code is a handbook for connecting across cultures. The best connectors are the biggest influencers, and those who influence culture change the world. The key is unleashing your inner soul force - your charisma - to attract, connect, engage and bring value to your relationships. In her barrier-breaking book, cultural anthropologist, Robin Sol reveals how anyone can tap the language beyond words to build bridges, open doors, or start revolutions.
"a charismatic reading of charisma"
The Money Mirror shows how women's attitudes towards money reflect their feelings about themselves. Through better understanding the ways they relate to money, women can develop positive emotional attitudes and gain control of economic and personal issues. "Lieberman and Lindner document how intelligent women are still very often prey to . . . a vicious cycle of fear and confusion that prevents us from effectively earning, negotiating, investing, and managing our incomes. This lively, anecdotal book explores women's historical relationship to money, the common symptoms,…. and the antidotes." —(Ms. Magazine) . . .[offers] a wealth of down-to-earth tips on how to develop money awareness on the road to leading healthier, happier financial lives." (The Bookwatch)
"Must read often"
Have you ever wondered if someone was being less than totally honest with you? Now you can find out—and fight back. A renowned psychologist shows you how to stop the lies and uncover the truth in any situation. Dr. Lieberman’s easy-to-use tools let you determine, with uncanny accuracy, if you are being lied to. You will learn step by step how to analyze body language, facial expressions, word choice, and sentence structure to get at the real meaning behind the message.
"excellent! Richard brought David's book to live ."
Dr. David Leiberman, offers insights into the human condition and reveals how, regardless of the opportunities available to us today, a lack of self-control results in poor choices and ultimately leads to negative emotions and destructive habits. If God Were Your Therapist offers neither exercises or affirmations. Rather, listeners learn how to regain self-control and move their thoughts, choices, and lives in a purposeful, powerful direction, free from the shackles of anxiety and stress.
"Basic rules that make sense and need to be heard"
Hedge fund manager Rory Cage has almost everything: piles of cash, his own NBA team, and a thrilling new profit center that turns murder into money. He’s investing heavily in so-called “death bonds,” which allow investors to purchase cut-rate life insurance policies from the living, collecting the full amount when they die. Rory, a true entrepreneur, takes matters - and lives - into his own hands, ensuring a faster payout and sending him down a rabbit hole of sociopathic amusements.
"A fun and entertaining listen. Enjoy."
Do you have to worry about your co-worker, nanny, neighbor, or date? If you’re concerned about a new relationship, or even an old one, you will no longer need to rely on instincts, hunches, or horoscopes. Even when interaction is limited to mere observation or a brief exchange, whether you’re at a bar, restaurant, park, or even in an elevator, you can discover how to assess the general emotional stability of a person in just minutes.
""Find Out Who's Mainstream American" not Normal"
Something else other than freedom of choice and the means to indulge our desires must govern our emotional health and wellbeing. Indeed, research confirms that human beings make consistently inaccurate prediction about what will make them happy. New York Times bestselling author, Dr. David J. Lieberman explores the secret to happiness; and shows listeners how they wake up happy each and every day, for the rest of their lives. Listen to The Science of Happiness now, and look forward to a happier tomorrow.
We all say things we shouldn't. What is important is how we deal with the gaffe. If a slip-of-the-tongue at a family gathering, office meeting, or social setting causes you to inadvertently embarrass or offend someone, the strategy presented here, will help you to smooth things over as quickly as possible. But what about when you really mess up?
Michael Manship, the curator of the Metropolitan Museum in New York, is trying to locate the final drawings for a show that will be the crowning jewel of his career: a complete collection of Botticelli’s work. Arranging the festivities for the opening night, he locates a lovely young woman who is a direct descendent of the classic Primavera model. But as Manship puts the finishing touches on the exhibit, a madman plans to destroy both the beautiful woman and Botticelli’s priceless canvasses.
Don't let crazy people drive you crazy. Don't let annoying, obnoxious, petty people get under your skin. Stop having to ask the same thing over and over again. Whether it's your kids, spouse, friend, client, patient, or co-worker, why try to "deal" with people when you can change them?
"hard to follow"
In today's high-octane business world, you need all the advantages you can get. Success isn't just about making the right decisions or adopting smart strategies. Success also depends on knowing what's going on around you. As a business leader, imagine if you could almost always tell when people were lying to you, or if you could successfully persuade colleagues, workers, or bosses to always go along with your ideas. The truth is, you can.
"Good book, bad reader"
Whether it’s a simple two-hour desire to clean up the house, an ongoing work-out routine or a life-long pursuit to change the world, you can stay focused, excited and motivated to do anything at anytime - all of the time. This is the book that gives you the confidence to say this time will be different—and mean it. Read Endless Ambition now, and put that fire into you.