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This intriguing edition of Scientific American Mind contains articles covering a wide variety of topics, beginning with a cover piece about the hallmarks of good leadership. Subsequent articles address a range of issues including rising college dropout rates, the effect of language on decision-making, and the possibility that researchers might manage to create a predictive model for certain types of violent public incidents. This fascinating recording also contains an article about prosopagnosia - the inability to recognize people based on their facial features - as well as an article about social and economic cognitive decision-making.

Narrator Mark Moran guides listeners effortlessly through this absorbing audiobook, his clear enunciation and careful pacing effortlessly illuminating the dense content of these thought-provoking articles.

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This edition includes six fascinating articles. You'll learn the secrets of effective leadership and hear how language influences our choices - from foods we eat to the laws we support. Also, discover how experts are finding out how acts of violence in schools can be predicted. Then, find out how the brain balances social concerns with economic decisions. Next, learn about the two to three percent of the population that can't recognize faces. Finally, hear why students are dropping out of college.
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