The Ten Types of Human: Who We Are and Who We Can Be (Paperback)
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We all have ten types of human in our head. They're the people we become when we face life's most difficult decisions. We want to believe there are things we would always do - or things we never would. But how can we be sure? What are our limits? Do we have limits?

The Ten Types of Human is a pioneering examination of human nature. It looks at the best and worst that human beings are capable of, and asks why. It explores the frontiers of the human experience, uncovering the forces that shape our thoughts and actions in extreme situations.

From courtrooms to civil wars, from Columbus to child soldiers, Dexter Dias takes us on a globe-spanning journey in search of answers, touching on the lives of some truly exceptional people.

Combining cutting-edge neuroscience, social psychology and human rights research, The Ten Types of Human is a provocative map to our hidden selves. It provides a new understanding of who we are - and who we can be.

Publisher: Cornerstone
ISBN: 9780099592549
Number of pages: 848
Weight: 664 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 53 mm


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'The ideas in The Ten Types of Human are a layperson's opening into a fascinating academic field: but more than that, a mosaic of faces building into this extraordinary portrait of our species.' - Zoe Williams, The Guardian 

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Penelope Bullock at Lancaster

“Absolutley earth shatteringly brilliant!”

For me this was up there with "Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind" for books which have the capacity to make you see the world and yourself differently. Wonderfully well written this is the most addictive... More

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“Very disappointing”

I took the book straight after finishing Sapiens and Homo Deus with great expectations and excitement as I am an avid popular science reader. Unfortunately, it was quite a disappointing read straight from the... More

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“Exceptional”

This is easily one of the most insightful, interesting, thought provoking and moving non-fiction books I’ve ever read. Dias links neuro-science to real life stories and examples of people he describes so perfectly you... More

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