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Top Dog

The Science of Winning and Losing
Bronson, Po (Book - 2013 )
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Studying competitive arenas from the workplace, the stock market, sport, politics, the military and schools and using the latest findings in genetics, neuroscience and behavioral psychology, Po Bronson and Ashley Merryman unveil the astounding, often counter-intuitive truths about how we compete and the crucial ingredients that sometimes stand between winning and losing.
Authors: Bronson, Po, 1964-
Title: Top dog
the science of winning and losing
Publisher: New York, NY : Twelve, 2013
Edition: 1st ed
Characteristics: vi, 335 p. :,ill. ;,24 cm
Contents: Part I. Foundations
1. Introduction: parachutists and ballroom dancers
2. The competition machine
3. What goes down when the stakes go up
Part II. Formation
4. How the worries can beat the warriors
5. Even odds: why women need them and men don't
6. The utter importance of pillow fights
Part III. Individual
7. The difference between winning and not losing
8. How one night of blackjack sped up the world economy
9. The 'roid rage of chess
Part IV. Collective
10. The hierarchy of teams
11. Michelangelo had an agent
12. How the Black Sox cleand up Wall Street
Summary: Studying competitive arenas from the workplace, the stock market, sport, politics, the military and schools and using the latest findings in genetics, neuroscience and behavioral psychology, Po Bronson and Ashley Merryman unveil the astounding, often counter-intuitive truths about how we compete and the crucial ingredients that sometimes stand between winning and losing.
Additional Contributors: Merryman, Ashley.
ISBN: 1611130123
9781611130126
1455515167
9781455515165
1455515140
9781455515141
1455529559
9781455529551
1455515159
9781455515158
Statement of Responsibility: Po Bronson & Ashley Merryman
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. [241]-319) and index
Subject Headings: Failure (Psychology) Success Psychological aspects Competition (Psychology)
Topical Term: Failure (Psychology)
Success
Competition (Psychology)
LCCN: 2012033767
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