Books by Ellen Langer

Released: April 1, 1997

"An excellent introduction to what might be (and certainly should be) the next paradigm shift in education. (Author tour)"
A wonderfully thoughtful and thought-provoking follow-up to the author's earlier study Mindfulness (1989), this time exploring the ill effects of mindlessness in education. Read full book review >

Drawing on her own ground-breaking experiments with the elderly, Harvard psychology professor Langer seeks to dramatize the rigid conditions and mind-sets that often produce a pervasive state of automatized stupidity. Read full book review >