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    • Wired to Create

    • Unraveling the Mysteries of the Creative Mind
    • By: Scott Barry Kaufman, Carolyn Gregoire
    • Narrated by: Nick Podehl
    • Length: 6 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Based on the authors' wildly popular Huffington Post article "18 Things That Creative People Do Differently" (which generated five million views and 500,000 Facebook shares in one week), this well-researched and engaging audiobook uncovers what we know about creativity, and what anyone can do to enhance this essential aspect of their lives and work.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Exactly what I was looking for!

    • By Los on 06-28-16

    Regular price: $19.99

    • Mating Intelligence Unleashed

    • The Role of the Mind in Sex, Dating, and Love
    • By: Helen Fisher PhD. (foreword), Scott Barry Kaufman PhD., Glenn Geher PhD.
    • Narrated by: Bernard Setaro Clark
    • Length: 11 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Psychologists often paint a picture of human mating as visceral, instinctual. But that's not the whole story. In courtship and display, sexual competition and rivalry, we are also guided by what Glenn Geher and Scott Barry Kaufman call Mating Intelligence - a range of mental abilities that have evolved to help us find the right partner. Mating Intelligence is at work in our efforts to form, maintain, and end relationships. It guides us in flirtation, foreplay, copulation, finding and choosing a mate, and many other behaviors.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fascinating and informative!

    • By Leonard Bustos on 10-08-15

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Ambition, Pragmatism, and Party

    • A Political Biography of Gerald R. Ford
    • By: Scott Kaufman
    • Narrated by: Robertson Dean
    • Length: 16 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Within eight turbulent months in 1974 Gerald Ford went from the United States House of Representatives, where he was the minority leader, to the White House as the country's first and only unelected president. His unprecedented rise to power, after Richard Nixon's equally unprecedented fall, has garnered the lion's share of scholarly attention devoted to America's 38th president. But Gerald Ford's (1913-2006) life and career in and out of Washington spanned nearly the entire 20th century.

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    • By Richard H. Page on 07-18-18

    Regular price: $34.99

    • Ungifted

    • Intelligence Redefined
    • By: Scott Barry Kaufman
    • Narrated by: Walter Dixon
    • Length: 11 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In Ungifted, cognitive psychologist Scott Barry Kaufman - who was relegated to special education as a child - sets out to show that the way we interpret traditional metrics of intelligence is misguided. Kaufman explores the latest research in genetics and neuroscience, as well as evolutionary, developmental, social, positive, and cognitive psychology, to challenge the conventional wisdom about the childhood predictors of adult success. He reveals that there are many paths to greatness, and argues for a more holistic approach to achievement that takes into account each young person’s personal goals, individual psychology, and developmental trajectory.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great content for the intellectually curious

    • By ZestyFresh on 08-11-17

    Regular price: $20.99

    • People Favor Naturals over Strivers - Even Though They Say Otherwise

    • By: Scott Barry Kaufman, Chia-Jung Tsay
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 10 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Our society is deeply conflicted about the source of excellence. On one hand, we are fascinated with child prodigies, portraying them as wonders of nature. On the other hand, we love a good “overcoming adversity” story, as it inspires us all to greatness. But when it comes down to actually making judgments about individual performance, what influences our evaluations? Previous research has found that the potential to be good at something often carries more weight than actually being good at it.

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Executives, Protect Your Alone Time

    • By: Scott Barry Kaufman, Carolyn Gregoire
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 4 mins
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    In our contemporary offices and always-busy lives, alone time can be difficult to come by. But successful creative thinkers share a need for solitude. They make a practice of turning away from the distractions of daily life to give their minds space to reflect, make new connections, and find meaning.

    Regular price: $3.95

    • The Emotions That Make Us More Creative

    • By: Scott Barry Kaufman
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 9 mins
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    Artists and scientists throughout history have remarked on the bliss that accompanies a sudden creative insight. Einstein described his realization of the general theory of relativity as the happiest moment of his life.

    Regular price: $3.95

    • The Science of Passionate Sex

    • By: Scott Barry Kaufman
    • Narrated by: Jef Holbrook
    • Length: 6 mins
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    How to have hot sex, according to science.

    Regular price: $1.95

    • Jimmy Carter

    • By: Scott Kaufman
    • Narrated by: Sean Runnette
    • Length: 30 mins
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    President Jimmy Carter, a peanut farmer from Georgia, won over an American electorate distrustful of government because of the Vietnam War and Watergate. He prevailed in 1976 with a pledge of honesty and open­ness. Carter, who viewed himself as an enlightened trustee of the Ameri­can people, championed the cause of affirmative action for minorities when much of the country still resisted this concept.

    Regular price: $1.95