Strange Contagion

Lee Daniel Kravetz

Strange Contagion

Inside the Surprising Science of Infectious Behaviors and Viral Emotions and What They Tell Us About Ourselves

Published: June 27, 2017

A groundbreaking look at the science and lived experience of social contagions, revealing how thoughts, feelings, and actions are just as contagious as viruses and what we can do to cure them. Kravetz’s journalistic expertise unpacks this emerging field, illustrating the latest research through fascinating, true narratives, bringing to life how we transmit behaviors and thoughts. More

Supersurvivors

David B. Feldman & Lee Daniel Kravetz

Supersurvivors

The Surprising Link Between Suffering and Success

Published: April 28, 2015

What can we learn from the remarkable accomplishments of those who have experienced trauma? Supersurvivors investigates science and stories to inspire and instruct ordinary people on how to achieve extraordinary things. The authors’ research reveals surprising results: positive thinking may do more harm than good. Instead, having realistic expectations and putting in hard work are more likely to lead to success. More