About the Book: Plays Well With Others
Can you judge a book by its cover?
Is a friend in need truly a friend indeed?
Does love conquer all?
Is no man an island?
In Plays Well With Others, Eric Barker dives into these questions, drawing on
science to reveal the truth beyond the conventional wisdom about human
relationships. Combining his compelling storytelling and humor, Barker explains
what hostage negotiation techniques and marital arguments have in common, how an
expert con-man lied his way into a twenty-year professional soccer career, and
why those holding views diametrically opposed to our own actually have the
potential to become