Book ‘Chatter’ by Ethan Kross

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The Voice in Our Head, Why It Matters, and How to Harness It
An award-winning psychologist reveals the hidden power of our inner voice and shows how to harness it tocombat anxiety, improve physical and mental health, and deepen our relationships with others. Tell a stranger that you talk to yourself, and you’re likely to get written off as eccentric. But the truth is that we all have a voice in our head. When we talk to ourselves, we often hope to tap into our inner coach but find our inner critic instead. When we’re facing a tough task, our inner coach can buoy us up: Focus—you can do this. But, just as often, our inner critic sinks us entirely: I’m going to fail. They’ll all laugh at me. What’s the use? In Chatter, acclaimed psychologist Ethan Kross explores the silent conversations...
Publisher: Crown; Reprint edition (February 1, 2022)  Pages: 288 pages  ISBN-10: 0525575243  ISBN-13: 978-0525575245  ASIN:‎ B087TDQL1P

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About the author: Ethan Kross, PhD, is one of the world’s leading experts on controlling the conscious mind. An award-winning professor at the University of Michigan and the Ross School of Business, he is the director of the Emotion & Self Control Laboratory. He has participated in policy discussion at the White House and has been interviewed on CBS Evening News, Good Morning America, Anderson Cooper Full Circle, and NPR’s Morning Edition. His pioneering research has been featured in The New York Times, The New Yorker, The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, The New England Journal of Medicine, and Science. He completed his BA at the University of Pennsylvania and his PhD at Columbia University.