Drunk Tank Pink - The Subconscious Forces That Shape How We Think, Feel, and Behave

Author(s): Adam Alter

Philosophy, Politics & Current Affairs

Australian author, TEDX Sydney speaker and Malcolm Gladwell's favourite science book of 2013!


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"Adam Alter has collected the most wonderfully strange and surprising nuggest of recent psychological research in one book. I guarantee you'll want to share the incredible anecdotes in Drunk Tank Pink with friends." -- Joshua Foer - author of Moonwalking with Einstein "You'll laugh, you'll gasp, you'll shake your head in disbelief as Alter shows you that we are all, to some degree, balls in a giant pinball machine. If you want to regain some control of your destiny, read this delightful book." Jonathan Haidt - author of The Righteous Mind

'Reading Adam Alter's book will change the way you look at our world.' -- Dan Ariely, author of Predictably Irrational 'The best science book I've read all year...really provocative.' -- Malcolm Gladwell New York Times 'I've read lots of books about how the brain can be tricked and how the things we think we see are not necessarily the things we are looking at. This is one of the best.' -- William Leith, Evening Standard " A fantastic introduction to the wealth of weird and wonderful psychology research that is out there." Focus magazine

Adam Alter is marketing professor at New York University. His research focuses on decision making and social psychology, and has been published in leading psychology journals and featured in popular media across the world.

General Fields

  • : 9781780745831
  • : Oneworld Publications
  • : Oneworld Publications
  • : September 2014
  • : 198mm X 129mm X 19mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Adam Alter
  • : Paperback
  • : 1
  • : English
  • : 155.9
  • : 272