By Daniel Nettle
It really is one of many nice mysteries of human nature. Why are a few humans worriers, and others wanderers? Why are a few humans so easy-going and laid-back, whereas others are continuously searching for a struggle?
Written via Daniel Nettle--author of the preferred ebook Happiness--this short quantity takes the reader on a thrilling journey of what sleek technological know-how can let us know approximately human character. Revealing that our personalities stem from our organic make-up, Nettle seems on the newest findings from genetics and mind technological know-how, and considers the evolutionary origins and outcomes of other personalities. the center of the ebook sheds mild at the "big five": Extraversion, Neuroticism, Conscientious, Agreeableness, and Openness. utilizing a stimulating mixture of true-life tales and medical study, Nettle explains why we now have whatever deep and constant inside of us that determines the alternatives we make and events we lead to. He addresses such questions as why individuals of an analogous family members fluctuate so markedly of their natures? what's the top character to have--a daring one or a shy one, an competitive one or a meek one? And are you caught together with your character, or are you able to swap it? existence, Nettle concludes, is partially the enterprise of discovering a distinct segment the place your character works for you. "It is a query of selecting definitely the right pond," he notes, "and being conscious of the dangers."
choked with knowledge in addition to medical perception, this ebook illuminates the pluses and minuses of character, delivering useful recommendation approximately dwelling with the character you have been born with.