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Can You Learn to be Lucky?

by- Karla Starr


Can You Learn to Be Lucky (2018) investigates how hidden biases influence our conduct and world events in predictable ways. We can use the chance to our advantage if we grasp the processes underlying seemingly fortunate situations.

Karla Starr's career began when she was eight years old when she won her third-grade science fair with a presentation about the differences between boys' and girls' brains and was chosen to represent her grade in a local writing conference. She is a member of the National Association of Science Writers and a recipient of the Society of Professional Journalists' Best Science/Health award. She has written for O, The Atlantic, Slate, Popular Science, and The Guardian, and she has been on CBS Sunday Morning as an expert on luck.

• Behavioral science students
• People who are unlucky enough to be waiting for their big break
• Those who have ever wondered why certain people seem to be born to succeed