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Drunk Tank Pink

And Other Unexpected Forces that Shape How We Think, Feel, and Behave

By Adam Alter
16-minute read
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Drunk Tank Pink: And Other Unexpected Forces that Shape How We Think, Feel, and Behave by Adam Alter

Drunk Tank Pink probes the hidden psychological and social influences that shape the way we see, think, feel, and act in the world.

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“I am always interested in the subtle things that shape people’s behavior. From pink prison cells to your initials, these blinks present astounding facts on what influences the human mind.”

– Laura, German Editorial Lead at Blinkist

  • Anyone who wants to learn about the hidden influences that shape their perceptions and behavior
  • Anyone interested in how the weather and scenery affect their moods
  • Anyone who thinks their behavior is mostly rational and free of influence from random factors

Adam Alter is a New York University psychology and marketing professor whose research deals with behavioral economics and the psychology of judgment and decision making. He has contributed to magazines such as the New Yorker, the New York Times, Psychology Today and Popular Science.

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