Why are we fascinated with celebrity? Why are we attracted to the wrong people? What does passive aggressive’ really mean? Can astrology really be a good indicator of personality? Sex, envy, survival, joy Martin gets to the very heart of what it is to be human. A broad yet concise book and so timely: psychology has never been more popular. From TV experts to the amateur musings of your best friend, the language of psychology has permeated all aspects of everyday modern life. Informed by cutting-edge research, and from one of the world’s leading psychologists, this is the most engaging non-fiction book you’ll read all year. Dr G Neil Martin is Principal Lecturer in Psychology at Middlesex University U.K.