The WEIRDest People in the World
How the West Became Psychologically Peculiar and Particularly Prosperous
Harvard University's Joseph Henrich, Chair of the Department of Human Evolutionary Biology, delivers a bold, epic investigation into the development of the Western mind, global psychological diversity, and its impact on the worldPerhaps you are WEIRD: raised in a society that is Western, Educated, Industrialized, Rich, and Democratic. If so, you're...
Dec 15, 2020I have to mention Joe Henrich @JoHenrich, who hasn't appeared yet but will soon. His book "The WEIRDest People in the World" is a fascinating look at the special psychology of Western educated folk. – source
Nov 06, 2020Finished this while waiting for the results. Huge book but eminently readable. And very important. Highly recommended. – source
Sep 13, 2020Agreed. I'm also just starting @JoHenrich's book , and it's just filled with cool proposals, insights, and discoveries. (Put another way, there's a pleasingly high ratio of ideas per page) – source