Beyond 9 to 5
Your Life in Time
By (author) Sara Norgate
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Beyond 9 to 5 by Sara Norgate
Book DescriptionIn this book, Sarah Norgate immerses us in the psychology of time. She looks at differing attitudes to and perceptions of time all around the world: why do national proverbs from Sicily reinforce the importance of not rushing and taking things slow, while proverbs from highly industrialized countries are economically-driven ('Don't put off until tomorrow what you can do today')? Why do some countries, like Japan, have a 24/7 culture, while others are only just coming to terms with Sunday opening for shops?
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780753821084
(198mm x 129mm x 17mm)
Imprint: Phoenix (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
Publish Date: 1-Nov-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Sara Norgate
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Investigates the psychological, social, and cultural influences that affect the way we regard and are affected by time. Using everyday examples from around the world, this work unravels the mental and biological mysteries of our relationships with time and provides an understanding of the links among behavior, brain, and genes.
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Author Biography - Sara Norgate
Sarah Norgate was born in Portsmouth in 1970 and gained her doctorate in Psychology from the University of Warwick. She divides her time between Milton Keynes and a rural corner of Lancashire where she winds her pace of life right down. Sarah is a developmental psychologist in the Child and Youth Studies Research group at The Open University and an athlete in Milton Keynes Athletics Club. In 2004, she was awarded a Winston Churchill Fellowship to study the provision of psychological care for children with eye cancer in Los Angeles, Toronto and Paris.
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