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Audiobooks to help you understand other people

From Malcolm Gladwell’s Talking to Strangers to David Kahneman’s Thinking, Fast and Slow, these books offer valuable insights into the complex workings of the human mind... including your own.

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A quick question, and please answer honestly: how well do you know other people? And while we're at it: how well do you know yourself? Assuming you’re not a psychology professor or professional psychiatrist, the answer is probably 'not as well as you'd like to think'.

The human mind, of course, is full of contradictions and flaws, hidden powers and secret doors. It's as easily fooled as it can fool others, it fights itself as much as it helps you out, and overall is the most beautiful, versatile and complex organic blob of flesh we own.

With that in mind (pun fully intended), here are 10 horizon-expanding audiobooks that can help you get a better grip of your own psyche, and those of others.  

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