Daniel Todd Gilbert is an American social psychologist and writer. He is the Edgar Pierce Professor of Psychology at Harvard University and is known for his research with Timothy Wilson of the University of Virginia on affective forecasting.
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"Unravel the science behind the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on our lives with this thought-provoking must-read for 2021. Apollo's Arrow presents a captivating analysis of the virus as it infiltrated American society in 2020 and the future implications of its aftermath. Author Nicholas A. Christakis expertly weaves in historical epidemics, contemporary research, and interdisciplinary insights to shed light on the collective experience of human existence during a time of plague. Discover how this pandemic has divided our society and also revealed opportunities for cooperation in a startlingly new way. With vivid examples and bold arguments, Apollo's Arrow offers a unique perspective on the intersection of science, medicine, genetics, data science, sociology, and epidemiology."
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This captivating memoir follows the journey of an Egyptian American visionary and scientist who is on a mission to humanize technology and how we connect with each other. Raised in the Middle East by a strict father and computer-programmer mother, she later broke ground as a scientist and co-founded Affectiva, a pioneer in the field of Emotion AI. Chronicling her personal transformation, the book offers insight into the importance of emotional intelligence in a world increasingly dominated by technology. A must-read for anyone interested in tech or personal growth.
GIRL DECODED by @kaliouby debuts on April 21. An amazing book by an amazing scientist. Not to be missed! – source