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Author Das, Kunal K.

Title The quantum guide to life : how the laws of physics explain our lives from laziness to love / Kunal K. Das.

Publication Info. New York : Skyhorse Pub., 2013.


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Woodstock PL Adult Non-Fiction - WOLY-11  530.12 DAS    AVAILABLE
Description 310 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
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Note Includes index.
Summary Applies the laws of physics to explain everything from relationships and human nature to the effects of globalization.
Contents A quantum of happiness -- The Heisenberg compromises -- Entropy is messing with your life -- The laziness clause -- Global effects of potential gradients -- Coping with it all by scaling and renormalization -- Stereotyping statistical mechanics -- Fluctuation will lead to dissipation -- The wave mechanics of relationships -- Rules of attraction -- Newton's laws of human dynamics -- Quantum theory of social interactions -- Sexually broken symmetry -- Resonance will set you free -- Fame and the existential crisis of Schrödinger's cat -- My time is not your time -- Optimism collapse on the world line -- It is all on the surface -- The exclusion principle -- The middle path integral of life -- A current formula for success.
Subject Quantum theory -- Social aspects.
Physics -- Social aspects.
ISBN 1620876248 hardback
9781620876244 hardback

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