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The Untapped Science of Less

Leidy Klotz

Blending behavioral science and design, Leidy Klotz's Subtract: The Untapped Science of Less offers a scientific appreciation of why we underuse subtraction—and how to access its untapped potential. When humans solve problems, we overlook an incredibly powerful option: We don’t subtract. We pile on “to-dos” but don’t consider “stop-doings.” We crea...
Publish Date
April 13
Goodreads rating
Mar 06, 2021
Combining his training in architectural engineering and behavioral science, a University of Virginia scholar pinpoints a gaping hole in our mental math: we’re constantly adding tasks, commitments, and possessions to our lives while neglecting to subtract any. If the defining word of your life is ‘more,’ this book is for you.      source
May 13, 2021
Springsteen, Strunk and White, and the virtues of removing the old Embarcadero freeway in San Francisco. @Leidyklotz makes a compelling case that less is more. Best book I've read this year. #frictionproject      source