Daniel is an active social psychologist with an interest in how the study of psychology can improve our lives on an everyday basis. His research is consistently published in scientific journals and covers areas such as group decision making, social influence and motivation and has been applied to domains such as performance, habit and addiction.
More generally, Daniel believes psychology should be available to all at affordable prices in accessible ways. He loves writing for a non-academic audience, and you can catch up on his musings on this subject at www.psychologyitbetter.com - a blog discussing how a deeper understanding of psychology can improve our well-being, performance and life!
Whilst we may not be able to remove the sources of stress in our lives, we all have the potential to better manage how we respond to them. However, to do so effectively, we must also understand how stress operates. Drawing on scientific evidence and personal experience, this book outlines the key mechanisms which underpin stress, and also suggests ways we can reduce our experience of it.
We all want to be more effective at influencing others. Drawing on both classic and contemporary accounts of social influence and persuasion, this PocketBook outlines 10 key concepts which will help improve you own influence attempts and resist those made by others. Each concept is concisely presented in 600 words or less and outlines improvements you can use in your day-to-day life.
'It seemed like a good idea at the time' is a thought many of us have had, and all of us want to avoid! This book will help you make better decisions - starting today. Written by an expert in the field, this lively and informative volume will help you understand how different cognitive systems introduce systematic errors in the way we think and how to overcome them to improve your decision making.