Andrew Smith 's review Dec 19, Most topics are offbeat and the methods of discovery are usually through observation or via the completion of questionnaires.
Well, sort of. There was some interesting reminders as to how the mind works, but not much more. Well I won't spoil it for future readers but I will say there's one or two contenders that did raise a smile.
A stick The highlights for me were sections on how to spot a fake smile, the truth about female van drivers and why people born in summer are born lucky. It won't change your life but it might turn a few light bulbs on for you. Sign into Goodreads to see if any of your friends have read Quirkology.
Reading Progress. December 19, — Shelved as: non-fiction. December 24, —.
Dec 29, AM. Inspiring, indeed.
Margitte wrote: "Inspiring, indeed. Perfect for a light read: a bit of insight and a few giggles.
Jan 07, PM. Based on your review Jan 08, AM. How fast do people walk in different I find this one slightly less well-done than the others, but only slightly. Richard Wiseman.
You need some Quirkology in your life. Findings include: How does your surname influence your life?
What does the way you walk reveal about your personality? Why should women have men write their personal ads?
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The strange science of decision.