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    • Cool

    • How the Brain's Hidden Quest for Cool Drives Our Economy and Shapes Our World
    • By: Steven Quartz, Anette Asp
    • Narrated by: James Patrick Cronin
    • Length: 10 hrs
    • Unabridged
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    In Cool, the neuroscientist and philosopher Steven Quartz and the political scientist Anette Asp bring together the latest findings in brain science, economics, and evolutionary biology to form a provocative theory of consumerism, revealing how the brain's "social calculator" and an instinct to rebel are the crucial missing links in understanding the motivations behind our spending habits.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Some Useful Ideas

    • By Carson on 07-20-17

    Regular price: $24.95