The Guardian Summaries and Reviews

See all summaries and reviews from The Guardian at a glance.

All of our efforts to be more productive backfire – and only make us feel even busier and more stressed

Oliver Burkeman

The Guardian, 2016

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Richard Brooks

The Guardian, 2018

9
Can This Genius Keep It in Check?

Clemency Burton-Hill

The Guardian, 2016

8
Why focusing too narrowly is bad for us

David Epstein

The Guardian, 2019

8
It’s the relaxation technique of choice, popular with employers and even the NHS. But some have found it can have unexpected effects

Dawn Foster

The Guardian, 2016

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Cathy O'Neil

The Guardian, 2016

8

Lauren Zanolli

The Guardian, 2018

8
In a radical reassessment of how the mind works, a leading behavioural scientist argues the idea of a deep inner life is an illusion. This is cause for celebration, he says, not despair.

Nick Chater

The Guardian, 2018

8

Darien Graham-Smith

The Guardian, 2017

8

Paul Tullis

The Guardian, 2019

8