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  • Why You Are Who You Are

  • Investigations into Human Personality
  • Written by: Mark Leary, The Great Courses
  • Narrated by: Mark Leary
  • Length: 12 hrs and 52 mins
  • Original Recording
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To understand the roots of personality is to understand motivations and influences that shape behavior, which in turn reflect how you deal with the opportunities and challenges of everyday life. That's the focus of these exciting 24 lectures, in which you examine the differences in people's personalities, where these differences come from, and how they shape our lives. Drawing on information gleaned from psychology, neuroscience, and genetics, Professor Leary opens the door to understanding how personality works and why.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Mostly classification, less causation.

  • By Richard on 2018-08-07

very interesting information clearly delivered!<br />

5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 2018-12-27

loved the lecture format of this book. the narrator was great and kept my attention the whole time.