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Author Tashiro, Ty, author.

Title Awkward : the science of why we're socially awkward and why that's awesome / Ty Tashiro, PhD.

Publication Info. New York, NY : William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2017]
©2017

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Edition First edition.
Description xx, 261 pages : illustrations, charts ; 24 cm
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Summary Interweaving the latest research with personal tales and real world examples, this offers reassurance and provides valuable insights into how listeners can embrace their personal quirks and unique talents to harness their awesome potential, and more comfortably navigate their complex world.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [241]-250) and index.
Contents Part I. So this is awkward. What does it mean to be awkward? ; Is there anything wrong with being awkward? ; Looking for some sweet skills ; Emotions make me feel funny ; Unlocking the minds of likable people -- Part II. This is getting awkward: how modern societal shifts are making everyone feel more awkward. Nurturing awkward children ; The awkwardness of making friends ; Dating and sex are so awkward -- Part III. How the awkward become awesome. Practically prodigious ; Groundbreaking innovation.
Subject Social interaction.
Social skills.
Interpersonal relations.
ISBN 9780062429155 (hardback)
0062429159 (hardback)
9780062429162 (paperback)

 
    
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