12 New Books Packed With Fresh Ideas, Courtesy of Adam Grant

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3. Farsighted by Steven Johnson

“Our biggest regrets in life revolve around situations in which we made the wrong predictions about the future. A popular science and history writer illuminates why we’re so vulnerable to poor long-term decision-making,” says Grant. It’s out now.

4. The Coddling of the American Mind by Greg Lukianoff and Jonathan Haidt

Another super recent release, this one is from a First Amendment specialist and a prominent social psychologist. It’s basically a manual on how and why not be a helicopter parent.

5. Rule Makers, Rule Breakers by Michele Gelfand

Just out yesterday, in this book “a leading expert on the psychology of culture reveals how political divides, happiness and suicide rates, and the coexistence of crime and creativity can all be traced to a fundamental but neglected dimension of social norms.” Sounds fascinating.

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