Barry Schwartz


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January 01, 1946

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an American psychologist. Schwartz is the Dorwin Cartwright Professor of Social Theory and Social Action at Swarthmore College. He frequently publishes editorials in the New York Times applying his research in psychology to current events.

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The Paradox of Choice: Why ...

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Why We Work

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Practical Wisdom: The Right...

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The Costs of Living

3.54 avg rating — 39 ratings — published 1994 — 4 editions
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Psychology of Learning and ...

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The Battle for Human Nature...

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Behaviorism, Science, and H...

3.40 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 1982 — 2 editions
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Learning and Memory

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Abraham Lincoln in the Post...

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Vertical Classification: A ...

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“Learning to choose is hard. Learning to choose well is harder. And learning to choose well in a world of unlimited possibilities is harder still, perhaps too hard.”
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“The secret to happiness is low expectations.”
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