Daniel Nettle

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Daniel Nettle (born 1970) is a British behavioural scientist, biologist and social scientist.[1] He is notable for his research that integrates psychology with evolutionary and comparative biology. After obtaining a BA in Psychology and Philosophy at Oxford University, Nettle went on to complete a PhD in Biological Anthropology at University College London. He is now a Professor of Behavioural Science at Newcastle University.[2]

Daniel Nettle is the author of several books, most notably, Happiness: The Science Behind Your Smile (2005),[3] Personality: What Makes You the Way You Are (2007),[4], Tyneside Neighbourhoods: Deprivation, Social Life and Social Behaviour in One English City (2015).[5] and Hanging on to the Edges: Essays on Science, Society and the Academic Life[6]. The last two are free open-access e-books.

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  1. ^ "Daniel Nettle's personal web page".
  2. ^ http://www.ncl.ac.uk/cbe/people/
  3. ^ Nettle, D. (2005). Happiness: The Science behind your Smile. Oxford: Oxford University Press
  4. ^ Nettle, D. (2007). Personality: What Makes You the Way You Are. Oxford: Oxford University Press
  5. ^ Nettle, D. (2015) Tyneside Neighbourhoods: Deprivation, Social Life and Social Behaviour in One English City. Cambridge: Open Book Publishers
  6. ^ Nettle, D. (2018). Hanging on to the Edges: Essays on Science, Society and the Academic Life. Cambridge: Open Book Publishers.

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