Social Intelligence: The New Science of Human Relationships
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Social Intelligence: The New Science of Human Relationships

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by Daniel Goleman
     
 



Just as Emotional Intelligence redefined what it means to be smart, Daniel Goleman’s major new audiobook transforms our understanding of relationships, from our most intimate moments to the crucial social issues of our time

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Just as Emotional Intelligence redefined what it means to be smart, Daniel Goleman’s major new audiobook transforms our understanding of relationships, from our most intimate moments to the crucial social issues of our time

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780553803525
Publisher:
Random House Publishing Group
Publication date:
09/26/2006
Pages:
416
Product dimensions:
6.41(w) x 9.49(h) x 1.31(d)

Meet the Author

Daniel Goleman, PH.D. is also the author of the worldwide bestseller Working with Emotional Intelligence and is co-author of Primal Leadership: Learning to Lead with Emotional Intelligence, written with Richard Boyatzis and Annie McKee.

Dr. Goleman received his Ph.D. from Harvard and reported on the brain and behavioral sciences for The New York Times for twelve years, where he was twice nominated for the Pulitzer Prize. He was awarded the American Psychological Association's Lifetime Achievement Award and is currently a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science His other books include Destructive Emotions, The Meditative Mind, The Creative Spirit, and Vital Lies, Simple Truths.

Table of Contents


Prologue: Unveiling a New Science     3
Wired to Connect
The Emotional Economy     13
A Recipe for Rapport     27
Neural WiFi     38
An Instinct for Altruism     50
The Neuroanatomy of a Kiss     63
What Is Social Intelligence?     82
Broken Bonds
You and It     105
The Dark Triad     117
Mindblind     133
Nurturing Nature
Genes Are Not Destiny     147
A Secure Base     162
The Set Point for Happiness     173
Love's Varieties
Webs of Attachment     189
Desire: His and Hers     198
The Biology of Compassion     211
Healthy Connections
Stress Is Social     223
Biological Allies     238
A People Prescription     250
Social Consequence
The Sweet Spot for Achievement     267
The Connectedness Corrective     285
From Them to Us     298
Epilogue: What Really Matters     311
The High and Low Roads: A Note     321
The Social Brain     323
Rethinking Social Intelligence     329
Acknowledgments     335
Notes     337
Index     393
About the Author     405

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