Important People in Originals

Adam Grant
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Adam Grant

Adam Grant is the author of the book “Originals: How Non-Conformists Move the World.” He is currently a professor of management and psychology at Wharton University of Pennsylvania who researches topics like jealousy, competitiveness, cooperation, empathy and decision-making.

Adam Grant describes himself throughout this book as a social scientist. Some of his fellow psychologists would agree with him on this, while others consider psychology a life science. However, Grant works in an area of psychology that frequently overlaps with economics, and studies the actions of groups of people, rather than the brain structure of individuals. Thought Grant sites a larger number of scientific or social science papers throughout the book, he works in a field in which it is extremely difficult to conduct true experiments, as you cannot randomly assign human beings to grow up in, work in it, study in assigned groups, but must try...

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