Malcolm Gladwell, Eclectic Detective – NYTimes.com

http://mobile.nytimes.com/2009/11/15/books/review/Pinker-t.html?_r=4&emc=booksupdateema1&nl=books&pagewanted=1&referer=https://t.co/S8GuiMAWVq
I have to admit to loving a few minutes with Gladwell every now and again. I hope I do that from a position of enjoying his writing rather than hanging my hat on his musings, but who knows. 

Pinker doesn’t half make some good points here, but there’s a little corner of me thinking that the shit sandwich technique (nice bread – pooh – nice bread) belies a little psychological greening. Envious that Gladwell hooked on to the social psychology when looking back it appears obvious that the psychologists missed a trick?

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