Ian Leslie


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London-based author who writes ideas-based non-fiction. He also writes and performs in the comedy show Before They Were Famous for BBC Radio 4. Ian appears as a commentator on current affairs and culture for the BBC, Sky, and NPR.

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Curious: The Desire to Know...

4.02 avg rating — 2,046 ratings — published 2014 — 19 editions
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Born Liars: Why We Can't Li...

3.88 avg rating — 524 ratings — published 2011 — 21 editions
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Conflicted: How Productive ...

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To Be President: Quest For ...

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重拾好奇心

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Breakdown

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说谎心理学-为什么不说谎我们就活不下去

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“Ignorance as a deliberate choice, can be used to reinforce prejudice and discrimination.”
Ian Leslie, Curious: The Desire to Know and Why Your Future Depends On It

“What makes us so adaptable? In one word, culture – our ability learn from others, to copy, imitate, share and improve.”
Ian Leslie, Curious: The Desire to Know and Why Your Future Depends on It

“ignorant but happy’ effect – when people are confident that they have the answers they become blithely incurious about alternatives.”
Ian Leslie, Curious: The Desire to Know and Why Your Future Depends on It

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