menu icon
Independent Film Festival Boston • April 25 – May 2, 2018

The Brattle Theatre40 Brattle St., Cambridge MA 02138 • Harvard Square • 617 876-6837 • [email protected]

You Are Viewing a Past Event

Looking for an upcoming event? Click here to view our current calendar →

Mon, Feb 5, 2018

Harvard Book Store Presents (Past Events)Special Events Archive

Daniel H. Pink

Buy Tickets

Daniel H. Pink

discusses

When:
The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing

Online pre-sales (ticket + book) now available
$5 tickets on sale Jan 11 at 9am

This event includes a book signing

Harvard Book Store welcomes DANIEL H. PINK—author of #1 New York Times bestsellers Drive and To Sell is Human—for a discussion of his latest book, When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing.

About When

Everyone knows that timing is everything. But we don’t know much about timing itself. Our lives are a never-ending stream of “when” decisions: when to start a business, schedule a class, get serious about a person. Yet we make those decisions based on intuition and guesswork.

Timing, it’s often assumed, is an art. In When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing, Pink shows that timing is really a science.

Drawing on a rich trove of research from psychology, biology, and economics, Pink reveals how best to live, work, and succeed. How can we use the hidden patterns of the day to build the ideal schedule? Why do certain breaks dramatically improve student test scores? How can we turn a stumbling beginning into a fresh start? Why should we avoid going to the hospital in the afternoon? Why is singing in time with other people as good for you as exercise? And what is the ideal time to quit a job, switch careers, or get married?

In When, Pink distills cutting-edge research and data on timing and synthesizes them into a fascinating, readable narrative packed with irresistible stories and practical takeaways that give readers compelling insights into how we can live richer, more engaged lives.

Praise

“Pink should change many people’s understanding of timing with this book, which provides insights from little-known scientific studies in an accessible way. . . By the book’s end, readers will be thinking much more carefully about how they divide up their days and organize their routines.” —Publishers Weekly

“Solid science backed by sensible action points.” —Kirkus Reviews

“Helpful, inspiring, and thoughtful advice.” —Booklist


Purchase the Book
Featured event books will be for sale at the event for 20% off. Thank you for supporting this author series with your purchases.


Daniel H. Pink

Daniel H. Pink is the author of several books, including the New York Times bestsellers Drive, To Sell is Human, and A Whole New Mind. His books have won multiple awards and have been translated into 35 languages. He lives with his family in Washington, DC.

  • Independent Film Festival Boston • April 25 – May 2, 2018
The DocYard presents LOVE MEANS ZERO • Monday, April 23 at 7:00

Movie Magic. It's what you make possible. Donate to the Brattle Film Foundation.