It Is, in Fact, Rocket Science

It Is, in Fact, Rocket Science

THE other week I was working in my garage office when my 14-year-old daughter, Olivia, came in to tell me about Charles Darwin. Did I know that he discovered the theory of evolution after studying finches on the Galápagos Islands? I was steeped in what felt like the 37th draft of my new book, which is on the development of scientific ideas, and she was proud to contribute this tidbit of history that she had just learned in class. […]

Psychology Today: On The Power of Appearance

Power of Appearance

Psychology Today: On The Power of Appearance How We Are Judged by Our Appearance

Facial appearance translates to judgments of character.

We all know that looks matter. What most of us don’t understand is just how much looks matter, and how difficult it is for us to ignore a person’s appearance when making a social […]

Psychology Today: on the Power of Body Language

Power of Body Language

Psychology Today: on the Power of Body Language How We Communicate Through Body Language

Nonverbal communication bestows advantages in both personal and business life.

As anyone who has ever been on the receiving end of a fellow driver’s display of the middle finger knows, nonverbal communication is sometimes quite obvious and conscious. But then there […]

Psychology Today: On the Power of Voice

Power of Voice

Psychology Today: On the Power of Voice How We Are Judged by Our Voice in Dating and the Workplace

Your voice exerts an unconscious influence on how others judge you.

People spend a lot of time talking and thinking about how members of the opposite sex look, but very little time paying attention to how […]

Psychology Today: on The Power of Touch

The Power of Touch

Psychology Today: on The Power of Touch Why a Touch Can Double Your Chances of Getting a Date

Touch is one of the most important forms of subliminal communication in both humans and other primates. In the following excerpt from my book, Subliminal, I describe its importance in social bonding… When I was in high […]

Authors@Google: Subliminal

Authors@Google: Subliminal Subliminal: How Your Unconscious Mind Rules Your Behavior

Every aspect of our mental lives plays out in two versions: one conscious, which we are constantly aware of, and the other unconscious, which remains hidden from us. Over the past two decades researchers have developed remarkable new tools for probing the unconscious, or subliminal, […]

Authors@Google: The Drunkard’s Walk

The Drunkard's Walk: How Randomness Rules Our Lives

Professor Leonard Mlodinow discusses his book, “The Drunkard’s Walk: How Randomness Rules Our Lives “. […]

Subliminal: How Your Unconscious Mind Rules Your Behavior

Subliminal: How Your Unconscious Mind Rules Your Behavior

Leonard Mlodinow Interview Book – Subliminal: How Your Unconscious Mind Rules Your Behavior

 

Reuters. Theoretical physicist turned screenwriter and author Leonard Mlodinow speaks to Reuters TV about his new book Subliminal which looks at how the unconscious mind shapes people’s judgements and perceptions.

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Science vs Spirituality Part One: The Eternal War

Larry King - War of the Worldviews

Two of the world’s foremost authorities on spirituality and science, Deepak Chopra and Leonard Mlodinow face off on some of the most fundamental questions that have intrigued humanity for hundreds of years, including how the universe began, where life comes from, and whether or not Darwinism fully explains evolution. […]

Coast to Coast Am – Sep 15 2010

Co-author with Stephen Hawking of the best-seller Brief History of Time, Caltech physicist Leonard Mlodinow discusses his work with Hawking on the grand design of the universe and two central questions– where does the universe come from, and why are the laws of nature what they are? […]