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The quick fix : why fad psychology can't cure our social ills
Title:
The quick fix : why fad psychology can't cure our social ills
ISBN:
9780374239800
Physical Description:
337 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents:
The selling of self-esteem -- The superpredators amongs us -- Of posing and power -- Positive psychology goes to war -- Who has grit? -- The bias test -- Non-replicable -- Nudging ahead.
Abstract:
"An investigative journalist exposes the many holes in today's bestselling behavioral science, and argues that the trendy, TED-Talk-friendly psychological interventions that are so in vogue at the moment will never be enough to truly address social injustice and inequality." -- Amazon.com.

"How popular psychology fails to solve problems facing society and draws attention and resources away from more effective structural fixes"-- Provided by publisher.
Format:
Book
Production, Publication, Distribution, Manufacture, and Copyright Notice:
New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2021.