Our amazing brain, with all of its harmonious functions, also performs any number of peculiar actions, which we might find unexpected and counterintuitive. What tricks do our minds play when we think it's okay to lie, cheat, or steal? How in control are we of our own decisions? And why do our brains systematically misjudge what will make us happy? Featuring extracts from the Ted Talks: Barry Schwartz: Does Having Options Make Us Happier? Kathyrn Schulz: Why Should We Embrace Regret? Malcolm Gladwell: What Does Spaghetti Sauce Have To Do With Happiness?
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