Social intelligence : the new science of human relationships / Daniel Goleman.
By: Goleman, Daniel.Material type: BookPublisher: London : Hutchinson, 2006Description: 403 pages : illustrations, ; 25 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780091799434 (hbk.) :; 0091799430 (hbk.) :; 9780091799731 (pbk.) :; 0091799732 (pbk.) :.Subject(s): Social intelligence | Interpersonal relations | Emotions -- Social aspects | Intellect -- Social aspects | Emotional intelligence | Intelligence levels -- Social aspectsDDC classification: 302.1
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:
Exploring the science of social intelligence, this work explains the accuracy of first impressions, the basis of charisma and emotional power, the complexity of sexual attraction, and how we detect lies. It also describes the 'dark side' of social intelligence, from narcissism to psychopathy and Machiavellianism.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Pt. 1. Wired to connect -- pt. 2. Broken bonds -- pt. 3. Nurturing nature -- pt. 4. Love's varieties -- pt. 5. Healthy connections -- pt. 6. Social consequences.
Wired to connect -- Broken bonds -- Nurturing nature -- Love's varieties -- Healthy connections.
Presents a synthesis of the findings in biology and brain science, which reveals that we are 'wired to connect', and also the surprisingly deep impact of our relationships on every aspect our lives. This book states that we are designed for sociability, constantly engaged in a 'neural ballet' that connects us brain-to-brain with those around us.
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