How Do You Know if People Don’t Like You? (NSQ Ep. 37)

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Also: do self-help books really help?

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Relevant Research & References

Here’s where you can learn more about the people and ideas in this episode:


  • Samuel Smiles, Scottish writer and author of Self-Help. 
  • E.B. White, author of Charlotte’s Web. 
  • Charles Baudelaire, 19th-century poet.
  • Dale Carnegie, author and leader in the field of public speaking.
  • Steven Levitt, co-author of Freakonomics and host of People I (Mostly) Admire.
  • Richard Thaler, Nobel Prize-winning economist.
  • Lee Ross, professor of psychology at Stanford University.
  • Seneca, philosophical figure of the Roman Imperial Period.
  • David Burns, adjunct clinical professor emeritus of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at the Stanford University.