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Chatter

The Voice in Our Head, Why It Matters, and How to Harness It

by Ethan Kross

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Chatter by Ethan Kross
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  • First Published:
    Jan 2021, 272 pages
    Paperback:
    Feb 1, 2022, 288 pages

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Ethan Kross presents a fascinating look into the science behind one's inner voice, and what can be done to stop the negative spiraling of internal chatter.

Chatter: The Voice in Our Head, Why It Matters, and How to Harness It is like a balm for an anxious soul. Author Ethan Kross is an experimental psychologist, a neuroscientist and a professor of psychology at the University of Michigan, as well as the director of the university's Emotion & Self Control Laboratory. In this book, Kross presents an insightful, science-based and remarkably readable look at introspection — the ongoing, silent conversations people carry on with themselves throughout the day — and how to control it.

Using a combination of research, scientific grounding and personal experience, Kross writes about an academic subject in layman's terms while providing down-to-earth, honest advice. His presentation is easy to grasp but never condescending, and his thoughtful inclusion of anecdotes of his own and from others guards against making readers feel ...

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