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    • The Power of Likability in a Status-Obsessed World
    • By: Mitch Prinstein
    • Narrated by: Mitch Prinstein
    • Length: 6 hrs and 23 mins
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    No matter how old you are, there's a good chance that the word popular immediately transports you back to your teenage years. Most of us can easily recall the adolescent social cliques, the high school pecking order, and which of our peers stood out as the most or the least popular teens we knew. Even as adults we all still remember exactly where we stood in the high school social hierarchy, and the powerful emotions associated with our status persist decades later. This may be for good reason.

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    • Genius Book that will Redefine View of Popularity

    • By AmazonJoe on 06-06-17
    • The Power of Likability in a Status-Obsessed World
    • By: Mitch Prinstein
    • Narrated by: Mitch Prinstein
    • Length: 6 hrs and 23 mins
    • Release date: 06-06-17
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 306 ratings

    Regular price: $24.50

    • Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds

    • By: Charles MacKay
    • Narrated by: Grover Gardner
    • Length: 27 hrs and 1 min
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    Why do otherwise intelligent individuals form seething masses of idiocy when they engage in collective action? We may think that the Great Crash of 1929, junk bonds of the '80s, and over-valued high-tech stocks of the '90s are peculiarly 20th century aberrations, but Mackay's classic - first published in 1841 - shows that the madness and confusion of crowds knows no limits, and has no temporal bounds.

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    • People don't change

    • By J. on 07-05-16

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    • Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds and Confusion

    • By: Joseph de la Vega, Charles Mackay, Martin S. Fridon
    • Narrated by: Victor Bevine
    • Length: 7 hrs and 51 mins
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    Charles Mackay covers many types of delusions, among them financial manias like the South Sea Company bubble of 1711-1720, the Mississippi Company bubble of 1719-1720, and the Dutch tulip mania of the early 17th century. According to Mackay, during this bubble, speculators from all walks of life bought and sold tulip bulbs and even futures contracts on them.

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    • Not As Advertised

    • By B. Hardy on 08-09-15

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    • 50 Popular Beliefs That People Think Are True

    • By: Guy P. Harrison
    • Narrated by: Erik Synnestvedt
    • Length: 13 hrs and 51 mins
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    Maybe you know someone who swears by the reliability of psychics or who is in regular contact with angels. Or perhaps you're trying to find a nice way of dissuading someone from wasting money on a homeopathy cure. How do you find a gently persuasive way of steering people away from unfounded beliefs, bogus cures, conspiracy theories, and the like? Longtime skeptic Guy P. Harrison shows you how in this down-to-earth, entertaining exploration of commonly held extraordinary claims.

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    • Skepticism, so Dull & Condescending

    • By Mr Conway on 03-11-13

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Digital Renaissance

    • What Data and Economics Tell Us About the Future of Popular Culture
    • By: Joel Waldfogel
    • Narrated by: Mike Chamberlain
    • Length: 8 hrs and 53 mins
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    The digital revolution poses a mortal threat to the major creative industries - music, publishing, television, and the movies. The ease with which digital files can be copied and distributed has unleashed a wave of piracy with disastrous effects on revenue. Cheap, easy self-publishing is eroding the position of these gatekeepers and guardians of culture. Does this revolution herald the collapse of culture, as some claim? In Digital Renaissance, Joel Waldfogel argues that digital technology is enabling a new golden age of popular culture, a veritable digital renaissance.

    Regular price: $17.49

    • 乌合之众 - 烏合之眾 [The Crowd: A Study of the Popular Mind]

    • By: Gustave Le Bon
    • Narrated by: 茶语清馨 - 茶語清馨 - Chayuqingxin
    • Length: 4 hrs and 57 mins
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    乌合之众,大众心理学的入门经典,之所以能影响世界近百年,是因为其中蕴含着从未褪色的现实意义……烏合之眾,大眾心理學的入門經典,之所以能影響世界近百年,是因為其中蘊含著從未褪色的現實意義…… 

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    • The Workshop and the World

    • What Ten Thinkers Can Teach Us About Science and Authority
    • By: Robert P. Crease
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Todd Ross
    • Length: 9 hrs and 43 mins
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    When does a scientific discovery become accepted fact? Why have scientific facts become easy to deny? And what can we do about it? In The Workshop and the World, philosopher and science historian Robert P. Crease answers these questions by describing the origins of our scientific infrastructure - the “workshop” - and the role of 10 of the world’s greatest thinkers in shaping it. As today’s politicians and government officials increasingly accuse scientists of dishonesty, conspiracy, and even hoaxes, engaged citizens wonder how we got to this level of distrust....

    Regular price: $19.95

    • 50 Great Myths of Popular Psychology

    • Shattering Widespread Misconceptions About Human Behavior
    • By: Scott O. Lilienfeld, Steven Jay Lynn, John Ruscio, and others
    • Narrated by: Walter Dixon
    • Length: 10 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
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    50 Great Myths of Popular Psychology uses popular myths as a vehicle for helping students and laypersons to distinguish science from pseudoscience. It also explores topics that listeners will relate to, but often misunderstand, such as "opposites attract", "people use only 10% of their brains", and "handwriting reveals your personality", and provides a "mythbusting kit" for evaluating folk psychology claims in everyday life.

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    • Beyond superficial

    • By Peter on 03-03-18

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Hollywood vs. America

    • Popular Culture and the War on Traditional Values
    • By: Michael Medved
    • Narrated by: David Hilder
    • Length: 13 hrs and 18 mins
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    Why does our popular culture seem so consistently hostile to the values that Americans hold dear? Why does the entertainment industry attack religion, glorify brutality, undermine the family, and deride patriotism? In this explosive book, one of the nation’s best known film critics examines how Hollywood has broken faith with its public, creating movies, television, and popular music that exacerbate every serious social problem we face, from teenage pregnancies to violence in the streets.

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    • Let go Hollywood

    • By Russell Bernard on 07-20-18

    Regular price: $20.97

    • The Basics of Scrum: A Simple Handbook to the Most Popular Agile Scrum Framework

    • By: Aditi Agarwal
    • Narrated by: Douglas Birk
    • Length: 2 hrs and 40 mins
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    Today, in corporate world, everyone is talking about Scrum. Major companies like Amazon, Google, Microsoft, IBM, Deloitte, American Express, and many more have adopted Scrum concepts. This audiobook is written to provide a simplified guide to you such that you can familiarize yourself with the most popular Agile process framework to build complex software products. Scrum is widely defined as an iterative or incremental process framework to build complex products of highest possible value. It is an incremental approach to develop a product through successive improvements.

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    • This book delivers what the author promised

    • By Tarig Ali on 04-12-18

    Regular price: $6.95

    • The Scientific Sublime

    • Popular Science Unravels the Mysteries of the Universe
    • By: Alan G. Gross
    • Narrated by: Bob Souer
    • Length: 10 hrs and 20 mins
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    The sublime evokes our awe, our terror, and our wonder. Applied first in ancient Greece to the heights of literary expression, in the 18th century the sublime was extended to nature and to the sciences, enterprises that viewed the natural world as a manifestation of God's goodness, power, and wisdom. In The Scientific Sublime, Alan Gross reveals the modern-day sublime in popular science. He tells how the great popular scientists of our time evoke the sublime in response to fundamental questions: How did the universe begin? How did life? How did language? 

    Regular price: $24.95

    • New Presidential-Popular Divide Will Change Abortion Rights

    • By: Sara Goudarzi
    • Narrated by: Jef Holbrook
    • Length: 7 mins
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    Stricter laws under a Trump administration will hamper safe care, but could spur more private money for reproductive health.

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    • What Kind of Art Is the Most Popular?

    • By: Erin Blakemore
    • Narrated by: Mark Schectman
    • Length: 3 mins
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    People look at art for their own reasons—to soothe their souls, shake up their everyday lives, and reencounter old friends. But which exhibitions do people like most—and what kinds of art are waning in popularity?

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    • Popular Lectures on Logic

    • By: J.-M. Kuczynski
    • Narrated by: J.-M. Kuczynski
    • Length: 3 hrs and 19 mins
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    Clear answers are given to important questions in both theoretical and applied logic. The writing is cogent and straightforward.

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    • never a dull moment

    • By Daginn on 05-24-17

    Regular price: $14.95

    • With Amusement for All

    • A History of American Popular Culture since 1830
    • By: LeRoy Ashby
    • Narrated by: Kevin Pierce
    • Length: 33 hrs and 40 mins
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    With Amusement for All is the first comprehensive history of two centuries of mass entertainment in the United States, covering everything from the penny press to Playboy, the NBA to NASCAR, big band to hip hop, and other topics including film, comics, television, sports, and music. Paying careful attention to matters of race, gender, class, economics, and politics, LeRoy Ashby emphasizes the complex ways in which popular culture simultaneously reflects and transforms American culture.

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    • So Much Fun!

    • By Paul on 11-28-13

    Regular price: $29.95

    • Star Trek Psychology

    • The Mental Frontier
    • By: Travis Langley - editor, Chris Gore - foreword
    • Narrated by: Paul Boehmer, Natasha Soudek
    • Length: 7 hrs
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    In a fun and accessible way, Star Trek Psychology delves deep into the psyches of the show's well-known and beloved characters. The trailblazing franchise spans five TV series, 13 films, and countless novelizations. It celebrated, as no other form of entertainment had before, a world filled with space-traveling dreams and human diversity. In the process, it became one of the oldest and most popular sci-fi franchises of all time. 

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    • The Popular Tool Craigs List

    • Understanding Craigs List Aad Discover Its Benefits That Will Contribute to the Success of Your Online Business
    • By: Rod Algara
    • Narrated by: Fletcher Scott
    • Length: 16 mins
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    The simplest way of describing what Craigslist is all about is to state that it is a one-stop resource point for nearly anything and everything that can be offered on the virtual platform. It covers such a wide array of topic that is almost impossible to conclusively and categorically state its specifics. Get all the info you need here.

    Regular price: $3.95

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    • Why Being Liked Is the Secret to Greater Success and Happiness
    • By: Mitch Prinstein
    • Narrated by: Mitch Prinstein
    • Length: 6 hrs and 23 mins
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    Popular is a fresh and fascinating book about the science of popularity. Based on 20 years of research and written by popularity expert Mitch Prinstein, it investigates what popularity is, why we care about it so much - even if we don't think we do - what kind of popularity is worth caring about and how we can get the popularity we want, even if we didn't have it when we were younger.

    Regular price: $22.71

    • Making the News Popular

    • Mobilizing US News Audiences
    • By: Anthony M. Nadler
    • Narrated by: Robert J. Eckrich
    • Length: 8 hrs and 38 mins
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    The professional judgment of gatekeepers defined the American news agenda for decades. Making the News Popular examines how subsequent events brought on a post-professional period that opened the door for imagining that consumer preferences should drive news production - and unleashed both crisis and opportunity on journalistic institutions.

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Cryptocurrency: A Primer

    • Your Guide to the Most Popular and Important Digital Currencies
    • By: Eric Morse
    • Narrated by: Kevin Gisi
    • Length: 1 hr and 7 mins
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    Start profiting from cryptocurrency! You've heard the names: Bitcoin. Ethereum. Maybe even Dogecoin. But what are they, where did they come from and why are they so valuable? Cryptocurrency can be a minefield of new terms and strange concepts. It's easy to get lost unless you have a guide. Fortunately, you do! Just as he has done with this introductory books on Bitcoin, Eric Morse will explain exactly what you need to know in a simple, conversational style with easy-to-understand language.

    Regular price: $6.95

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