Tali Sharot
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Tali Sharot

Tali Sharot is a Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience with degrees in economics and psychology. She is the founder and director of the Affective Brain Lab at University College London. Her papers on decision-making, emotion, and influence have been published in Nature, Science, Nature Neuroscience, Psychological Science, and many others. She has been featured in numerous outlets and written for The New York Times, Time magazine, The Washington Post, CNN, the BBC and more. Before becoming a neuroscientist Sharot worked in the financial industry for a few years and completed her national mandatory service in the Israeli air force. She is the author of The Optimism Bias and of The Influential Mind. She lives in Boston and London with her husband and children.

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    • The Influential Mind

    • What the Brain Reveals About Our Power to Change Others
    • By: Tali Sharot
    • Narrated by: Xe Sands
    • Length: 5 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 150
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 137
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    A cutting-edge, research-based inquiry into how we influence those around us and how understanding the brain can help us change minds for the better....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
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    • By D. Chartier on 11-27-17
    • What the Brain Reveals About Our Power to Change Others
    • By: Tali Sharot
    • Narrated by: Xe Sands
    • Length: 5 hrs and 24 mins
    • Release date: 09-19-17
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 150 ratings

    Regular price: $17.00

    • The Optimism Bias

    • A Tour of the Irrationally Positive Brain
    • By: Tali Sharot
    • Narrated by: Susan Denaker
    • Length: 8 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 41
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 28
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 29

    One of the most innovative neuroscientists at work today investigates the bias toward optimism that exists on a neural level in our brains and plays a major part in determining how we live our lives....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • In Support of 'The Optimism Bias'

    • By Joshua Kim on 06-10-12

    Regular price: $28.00

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