The Art of Risk
They say, ‘no pain, no gain.’ Kayt Sukel, author of This Is Your Brain on Sex, elaborates on risk management in her new book, The Art of Risk. The book incorporates every aspect of risk in four parts: Now and Then, Natural-Born Risk-Takers, Making the Most of Risk and Risk, Now and Future.
Sukel is a prolific writer and appears to be fascinated about topics relating to how the human brain works. She indeed opens up areas of thought that involve our tendencies to determine the degrees of risk people are willing to take. She begins by defining the parameters of risk. Then she examines them within the brain function, genes, gender and age. Once the reader permeates himself or herself with Sukel’s way of thinking, she uncovers areas of deeper thought about what we are willing to do.
The book is carefully planned and well constructed. Readers are in for an enlightening treat. Kayt Sukel is well represented. Her essays and articles have appeared in Atlantic Monthly, the New Scientist, USA Today, the Washington Post, Islands, Parenting, the Bark Pacific Standard, Proto, American Baby and Scientific American Mind.
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