Why Men Don't Listen & Women Can't Read Maps: How We're Different and what to Do about it

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Broadway Books, 2000 - Family & Relationships - 254 pages
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Have you ever wished your partner came with an instruction booklet? This international bestseller is the answer to all the things you've ever wondered about the opposite sex.

For their controversial new book on the differences between the way men and women think and communicate, Barbara and Allan Pease spent three years traveling around the world, collecting the dramatic findings of new research on the brain, investigating evolutionary biology, analyzing psychologists, studying social changes, and annoying the locals.

The result is a sometimes shocking, always illuminating, and frequently hilarious look at where the battle line is drawn between the sexes, why it was drawn, and how to cross it. Read this book and understand--at last!--why men never listen, why women can't read maps, and why learning each other's secrets means you'll never have to say sorry again.

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Alan and Barbara Pease are american body language experts and psychologists who travel all around the world to explore the differences between genders. Their book uses biology and evolutionary ... Read full review

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A fascinating book about gender differences which I read quite quickly. It both crystallizes things I learned before and presents some new things to deep my understanding. It makes ever so much since.

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About the author (2000)

Barbara Pease is CEO of Pease Training International and the author of the international bestseller Memory Language. She divides her time between England and Australia, trying to find her way home from the airport. Alan Pease is a full-time speaker, conducting seminars in thirty countries with a client list that includes IBM, McDonald's, and the BBC. He is also the author of five #1 bestsellers, and spends most of his free time practicing listening when he's being spoken to.

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