HABITS: How We Get Them, How We Keep Them, How We Kick Them by Richard Stiller

HABITS: How We Get Them, How We Keep Them, How We Kick Them

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KIRKUS REVIEW

This isn't a how-to. It's not a biology text. It's not anthropology, sociology, or bigger than a bread box. What is it? Who knows. Stiller begins with a brief description of the way the brain functions--with all the big words, like neuron, in italics. (In case his readers' synapses are non-functional altogether, he provides a glossary, too, including more big words like genetic.) Whereupon he begins a dissertation on bedwetting, and proceeds from there to eating, smoking, sex, dope, and violent crime. No causes. No cures. No buy.

Pub Date: Nov. 1st, 1976
Publisher: Nelson