Susan Pinker's New Book
The Village Effect
In this surprising, entertaining and persuasive new book, psychologist Susan Pinker shows how face-to-face contact is crucial for learning, happiness, resilience and longevity. From birth to death, human beings are hard-wired to connect to other human beings.
Random House Canada
Speigel & Grau, US
Tantor Media (Audio Book)
The Village Effect: How Face-to-Face Contact Can Make Us Healthier, Happier, and Smarter
About the Author
SUSAN PINKER is a developmental psychologist, journalist and author whose first book, The Sexual Paradox, won the American Psychological Association’s most prestigious literary prize, the William James Book Award, and was published in 17 countries. A national columnist, lecturer and broadcaster whose work has garnered many writing awards, Pinker’s ideas have been featured in the New York Times, the Times, the Guardian, the Economist, the Atlantic, Financial Times, Der Spiegel, and O, The Oprah Magazine, among other publications. She lives in Montreal.
Introduction of Daniel Levitin, author of The Organized Mind, The McGill Bookstore.