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Un livre scientifique populaire bien lisible sur le succès.
Outliers, in statistics, are results that are so extreme that they are generally not taken into account in calculations. So extreme that they are literally off the charts. Malcolm Gladwell's book Outliers: The Story of Success is about people that experience this kind of extreme success. People like the most succesful hockey and soccer players. People like Bill Gates. Or the Beatles. What is it that makes people so succesful?
First, it is hard work. To become an expert in a field, one needs at least about 10,000 hours of labor. Like an Asian farmer toiling away on his rice paddy field. The proverbial… Lire la suite
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Un livre sur le bonheur, qui est scientifiquement correcte et quand-même bien lisible. Sans doute un classique de la psychologie positive.
Does money buy happiness? Does religion make you happy? What about marriage or children? What are the benefits of happiness? Is happiness genetically determined? Can you be too happy? If you want an easy one-sentence sound bite answer to questions like these, stop reading. If however you are interested in a well-balanced scientific view on the matter, you might want to take a second look at "Happiness: Unlocking the Mysteries of Psychological Wealth" by Ed Diener and Robert Biswas-Diener.
This publication is not your… Lire la suite