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Imprint: Oneworld Publications

Subject: Psychology

You Can Beat Your Brain

How to Turn Your Enemies Into Friends, How to Make Better Decisions, and Other Ways to Be Less Dumb

David McRaney

In the follow-up to the international bestseller You Are Not So Smart, McRaney helps us to overcome our quirks and think more effectively. Informed by the latest studies in psychology, You Can Beat Your Brain is a pocket-sized primer packed with wry humour and astonishing facts. You’ll discover why tall people earn more money, why a rickety bridge is a good place for a first date, and how to avoid irrational beliefs and self-delusion.

  • Publication date: October 3, 2013
  • ISBN: 9781780743745
  • RRP: £10.99
  • Pages: 320
  • Publication date: October 1, 2013
  • ISBN: 9781780743165
  • RRP: £4.99
  • Pages: 320


"Utterly absorbing and entertaining… McRaney’s follow-up to his best-selling You Are Not So Smart is just as provocative and punctures self-delusion with equal force."

Daily Mail

David McRaney

David McRaney is a journalist, author and podcaster. His blog exploring how we delude ourselves laid the groundwork for his first book, You Are Not So Smart, which became an international bestseller and was translated into fourteen languages. He lives in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. @davidmcraney

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