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I was given this book as a gift recently and upon reading the first few pages I was hooked.
The author, Professor Drew Westen, is a clinical psychologist and neuroscientist at Emory University. His book should serve as a wake-up call to all those involved in politics who think they know how elections are won and lost.
The truth is somewhat depressing in many ways, which in no way diminishes its importance.
"The political brain is an emotional brain," he tells us. "It is not a dispassionate calculating machine, objectively searching for the right facts, figures and policies to make a reasoned decision."
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