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Redirect: The Surprising New Science of Psychological Change Hardcover – September 8, 2011
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"There are few academics who write with as much grace and wisdom as Timothy Wilson. Redirect is a masterpiece."―Malcolm Gladwell
"Accessible, engaging and consistently WTF-worthy...an instant classic of popular science."―Evening Standard
"This presents a fascinating argument for how humans make sense of the world."―Library Journal
"[In Redirect], a keen observer of the human condition explains how tweaking our personal narratives can have a huge effect on our lives."―Kirkus Reviews
"For those...who find in social psychology a viable vehicle for leading us more surely on the path towards what is true, right and good, Redirect is likely to be a stimulating, valuable read."―New Scientist Culture Lab
"With a deft narrative touch, an engaging metaphor for bringing about psychological change (personal story editing), and a ferocious commitment to scientific evidence, Timothy Wilson has made a remarkable contribution to knowledge."―Robert Cialdini, author of Influence
"Whether you are a parent, educator, employer, or simply someone who cares about making the world a better place, you should read this book."―Sonja Lyubomirsky, Ph.D., author of The How of Happiness
"Redirect is a great book!"―Carol Dweck, PhD, author of Mindset
"Wouldn't it be amazing if a very smart scientist could write a book on happiness, crime, violence, drug and alcohol abuse, parenting, and teenage pregnancy--and sum up all the research in clear and surprising lessons on how we should live our lives? Well, Timothy Wilson is the scientist and Redirect is the book, and it is in fact amazing."―Daniel M. Wegner, Harvard University, author of The Illusion of Conscious Will
"Redirect reveals the hidden meanings we assume in our everyday lives, how these meanings shape our behavior, and how we can change our assumptions and the world. Extraordinary."―Greg Walton, PhD, Department of Psychology, Stanford University
"This should be required reading for any well-intentioned person who wants to make the world a better place."―James W. Pennebaker, author of The Secret Life of Pronouns
"This glorious book shimmers with insights. Timothy Wilson has distilled the field's wisdom and shown us how to use it to change ourselves and the world. This may well be the single most important psychology book ever written."―Daniel Gilbert
About the Author
Timothy D. Wilson is the Sherrell J. Aston Professor of Psychology at the University of Virginia. He has written for Science and the New York Times, among other publications, and is the author of Strangers to Ourselves. He lives in Charlottesville, Virginia.
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I have purchased this book for others and recommend it for anyone I meet with is "stuck". Thank you Dr. Wilson!