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Social Chemistry: Decoding the patterns of human connection by Marissa King, 2020
Marissa King, professor of organizational behavior at the Yale School of Management offers insight into the forms of networking common in our era. Social Chemistry: Decoding the elements of human connection classifies three styles of networking; Expansionist, Broker and Convener. Using examples of well-known and successful celebrities, the book offers more than just quick tips on social networking. Offered instead are broader sociological and psychological concepts of social networks and their impact on the job elsewhere.
Exercised: Why something we never evolved to do is healthy and rewarding by Daniel Lieberman, 2020
Evolutionary biologist, Daniel Lieberman shares some of his life’s work studying running and exercise while busting common myths about it. Both entertaining and informative, Exercised steers away from the blaming or shaming mentality, offering up helpful tips to get you fit. Read this book and be inspired to keep up your own exercise routine, or start one!
Making it personal: algorithmic personalization, identity and everyday life by Tanya Kant, 2020
A critical analysis of the personalization of the internet, Making it personal: algorithmic personalization, identity and everyday life explores the implications of personalized content on selfhood and identity construction. This book is for anyone studying or wondering about the impact of algorithmic personalization on knowledge production, autonomy, cultural capital, and formations of self.
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