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    DescriptionFor over twenty years, psychologist Professor Richard Wiseman has examined the quirky science of everyday life. In Quirkology, he navigates the backwaters of human behavior, discovering the tell-tale signs that give away a liar, the secret science behind speed-dating and personal ads, and what a persons sense of humor reveals about the innermost workings of their mind- all along paying tribute to others who have carried out similarly weird and wonderful work. Wisemans research has involved secretly observing people as they go about their daily business, conducting unusual experiments in art exhibitions and music concerts, and even staging fake sances in allegedly haunted buildings. With thousands of research subjects from all over the world, including enamored couples, unwitting pedestrians, and guileless dinner guests, Wiseman presents a fun, clever, and unexpected picture of the human mind.


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    Title
    Quirkology
    Subtitle
    How We Discover the Big Truths in Small Things
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Professor Richard Wiseman
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 336
    Width: 140 mm
    Height: 210 mm
    Thickness: 30 mm
    Weight: 449 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780465090792
    ISBN 10: 0465090796
    Classifications

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T8.0
    BIC E4L: SCP
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: PDZ
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 500
    BISAC V2.8: PSY031000, PSY023000
    Edition
    1
    Publisher
    The Perseus Books Group
    Imprint name
    BASIC BOOKS
    Publication date
    27 August 2007
    Publication City/Country
    New York