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Michael Pollan

Michael Pollan is the author of eight books, including How to Change Your Mind , Cooked , Food Rules , In Defense of Food , The Omnivore's Dilemma , and The Botany of Desire , all of which were New York Times bestsellers. He is also the author of the audiobook Caffeine: How Coffee and Tea Made the Modern World . A longtime contributor to The New York Times Magazine , Pollan teaches writing at Harvard University and the University of California, Berkeley. In 2010, Time magazine named him one of...See more

Personality Profile For Michael Pollan

The following is a personality profile of Michael Pollan based on his work.

Michael Pollan is shrewd, skeptical and tranquil.

He is independent, he has a strong desire to have time to himself. He is empathetic as well: he feels what others feel and is compassionate towards them. But, Michael Pollan is also calm-seeking: he prefers activities that are quiet, calm, and safe.

More than most people, his choices are driven by a desire for prestige.

He is also relatively unconcerned with tradition: he cares more about making his own path than following what others have done. Considers helping others to guide a large part of what he does: he thinks it is important to take care of the people around him.


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