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The Resource Political animals : how our Stone-Age brain gets in the way of smart politics, Rick Shenkman

Political animals : how our Stone-Age brain gets in the way of smart politics, Rick Shenkman

Label
Political animals : how our Stone-Age brain gets in the way of smart politics
Title
Political animals
Title remainder
how our Stone-Age brain gets in the way of smart politics
Statement of responsibility
Rick Shenkman
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This book "challenges us to go beyond the headlines, which often focus on what politicians do (or say they'll do), and to concentrate instead on what's really important: what shapes our response. Shenkman argues that, contrary to what we tell ourselves, it's our instincts rather than arguments appealing to reason that usually prevail. Pop culture tells us we can trust our instincts, but science is proving that when it comes to politics our Stone-Age brain often malfunctions, misfires, and leads us astray"--Dust jacket flap
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Shenkman, Richard
Dewey number
320.01/9
Illustrations
maps
Index
index present
LC call number
JK1726
LC item number
.S54 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Political psychology
  • Personality and politics
  • Political culture
Label
Political animals : how our Stone-Age brain gets in the way of smart politics, Rick Shenkman
Instantiates
Publication
Bar code
31223114376305
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xxx, 302 pages
Isbn
9780465033003
Lccn
2015024591
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
maps
System control number
916408331
Label
Political animals : how our Stone-Age brain gets in the way of smart politics, Rick Shenkman
Publication
Bar code
31223114376305
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xxx, 302 pages
Isbn
9780465033003
Lccn
2015024591
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
maps
System control number
916408331

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