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  • The Expectation Effect

  • How Your Mindset Can Transform Your Life
  • By: David Robson
  • Narrated by: John Sackville
  • Length: 8 hrs and 58 mins
  • 4.8 out of 5 stars (45 ratings)

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The Expectation Effect

By: David Robson
Narrated by: John Sackville
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Publisher's Summary

A BBC RADIO 4 BOOK OF THE WEEK 

A FINANCIAL TIMES BEST BOOK OF 2022 

People who believe ageing brings wisdom live longer. Lucky charms really do improve an athlete’s performance. Taking a placebo, even when you know it is a placebo, can still improve your health. Welcome to The Expectation Effect. 

David Robson takes us on a tour of the cutting-edge research happening right now that suggests our expectations shape our experience. Of course, you can’t just think yourself thinner, happier or fitter, but using this book you can reframe many different facets of your life. These easy-to-use skills will help you on your way to becoming the person you want to be, living the life you want to live.

PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio.

©2022 David Robson (P)2022 Canongate Book Ltd

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I would recommend this book.
Dont know why audible wants so many words in the review.

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Great read/listen

Fantastic book on mindset, empowering and effective to say the least.
Narrator was well spoken and easy to understand, however, often felt like I was listening to a university lecture and would zone out.

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I’ll be reading it again

I’ve already shared this with everyone I care about and I’ll be reading it again. With thanks to David Robson for writing this terrific book and the researchers - including Alia Crum - who provided the material for it. Say no more. Enjoy.

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You can choose

Sure a lot of things happen to us but the flip side of the coin is that we can choose to master our pathway through life by being mindful of our expectations.
David Robson invites us on a journey into expanding our growth just by recognising the power of our expectations. What an invitation, what a launch pad to our adventure.

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The message. You can change your mindset!

This is an awesome book for those people of a certain age who have come to believe that things can only get harder. If you are one of those people THIS BOOK is your antidote. I will listen to this book a few more times. Extremely powerful.

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Fascinating

A must listen. Puts a whole new well-researched explanation behind be careful what you wish for.

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Brilliant!

An amazing, eye opening book (with great narration) that deserves as wide an audience as it can get!

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