Started the Book, “59 Seconds: Think a Little, Change a Lot”

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I stumbled upon his book “59 Seconds: Think a Little, Change a Lot” when I was looking for the books in Cognitive Psychology section and I found this one particularly interesting.

The magazine Scientific American described him as “…the most interesting and innovative experimental psychologist in the world today”.

Emotions are Contagious

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It was really strange, because nobody shot at ’em. And after they walked over the berm, suddenly all the fight was out of me. It just didn’t feel like I wanted to do this anymore, at least not that day. It must have been that way for everybody, because everybody quit. We just stopped fighting.

David Busch, Vietnam veteran

Science of Getting Angry

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Anybody can become angry – that is easy, but to be angry with the right person and to the right degree and at the right time and for the right purpose, and in the right way – that is not within everybody’s power and is not easy.