About The Authors:
PO BRONSON and ASHLEY MERRYMAN are the authors of the New York Times bestseller NurtureShock: New Thinking about Children. Additionally, they’ve written for Newsweek, New York, the Guardian, and numerous other publications. For their reporting, Bronson and Merryman have won nine national awards, including PEN Center USA Literary Award for Journalism; the American Association for the Advancement for Science (AAAS) Award for Science Journalism; an “Audie” from the Audio Publishers Association; and two Clarion Awards. Their new book is TOP DOG: The Science of Winning and Losing will be published by Twelve on February 19, 2013.
Prior to collaborating with Merryman, Bronson authored five books, including the #1 New York Times bestseller What Should I Do with My Life? Merryman has also written for Time, the Washington Post, and the Daily Beast. Bronson lives in San Francisco with his wife and their two children; he is a founder of the San Francisco Writers’ Grotto and serves as volunteer president of the San Francisco Vikings Youth Soccer League. Merryman lives in Los Angeles; an attorney, she previously served in the Clinton administration and currently volunteers as the head of a small inner-city tutoring program.
The Science of Winning or Losing
By #1 NYT Bestselling Authors Po Bronson and Ashley Merryman
-Why is home field advantage just as relevant in sports as it is in other situations?
-Why are women better at judging risk, while men are better at ignoring it?
-How can the shape of an entrepreneur’s hands reveal how successful they will be?
-How can a single biochemical predict a winner before an event has even begun?
Top Dog: The Science of Winning and Losing [Hardcover]