The Tell: The Little Clues That Reveal Big Truths About Who We Are (CD-Audio)

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What does a yearbook photo have to do with future marital success? Can the CEO's appearance tell you anything about a company's quarterly earnings? In The Tell, psychologist Matthew Hertenstein reveals that our intuition is surprisingly good at using small clues to make big predictions, and shows how we can make better decisions by homing in on the right details. Drawing on rigorous research in psychology and brain science, Hertenstein explains how to hone our powers of observation to increase our predictive capacities. By training ourselves to read facial and bodily cues, we can accurately predict everything from divorce rates to sexual preferences, election results to the likelihood of corporate success. A charming testament to the power of the human mind, The Tell will, to paraphrase Sherlock Holmes, show us how to notice what we see.

About the Author


MATTHEW HERTENSTEIN is an associate professor of psychology at DePauw University in Indiana. He has been featured on the Today Show, ABC News, NPR, and in the New York Times, the Economist, and The Guardian (UK). He lives in Greencastle, Indiana.



DAVID DRUMMOND received an AudioFile Earphones award for his very first audiobook narration effort. Since then, he has recorded nearly fifty audiobooks for many different publishers and in many different genres. He lives with his family in Seattle.

Praise For…


“A study that is lively and engaging.”
      —Publishers Weekly



“Extremely relatable to the lay reader while still accessing an incredible amount of peer-reviewed scholarship. . . . This book has much to teach any reader.”
      —Library Journal [HC starred review]



“Those who love learning the hows and whys of human behavior will be pleased with this audiobook.”
      —AudioFile



“Process, its scientific documentation, and its actual applications to real life, The Tell is a powerful survey highly recommended for any psychology or audiobook collection, and comes to life in audio with David Drummond’s vivid voice adding detail and color.”
      —California Bookwatch



“Enjoyable, informative.”
      —Inside Business

Product Details
ISBN: 9781622312634
ISBN-10: 1622312635
Publisher: HighBridge Company
Publication Date: November 12th, 2013
Pages: 405
Language: English