Being Wrong

Author: Kathryn Schultz
Publisher: Granta Books
ISBN: 1846273706
Size: 61.68 MB
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Being wrong is an inescapable part of being alive.

Being Wrong

Author: Kathryn Schulz
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0061997935
Size: 71.40 MB
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A brilliant debut from a new voice in nonfiction, this book calls on us to ask one of life's most challenging questions: what if I'm wrong?

Being Wrong

Author: Kathryn Schulz
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0061176052
Size: 62.40 MB
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In Being Wrong, journalist Kathryn Schulz explores why we find it so gratifying to be right and so maddening to be mistaken.

Better By Mistake

Author: Alina Tugend
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101486430
Size: 36.91 MB
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In this persuasive book, journalist Alina Tugend examines the delicate tension between what we’re told—we must make mistakes in order to learn—and the reality—we often get punished for them.

Social

Author: Matthew D. Lieberman
Publisher: Crown
ISBN: 0307889114
Size: 22.15 MB
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But this is exactly the wrong thing to do to encourage engagement and learning, and literally shuts down the social brain, leaving powerful neuro-cognitive resources untapped.

Snow Mountain Passage

Author: James D Houston
Publisher: HarperCollins Australia
ISBN: 0730493520
Size: 65.78 MB
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Part of the story is told by James and Margaret's daughter Patty, reminiscing long after those dark days of 1847 when as an eight-year-old she witnessed scenes no child should ever see.

Distant Reading

Author: Franco Moretti
Publisher: Verso Books
ISBN: 1781683336
Size: 74.66 MB
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The essays in Distant Reading led to a new and often contested paradigm of literary analysis.

The Checklist Manifesto

Author: Atul Gawande
Publisher: Metropolitan Books
ISBN: 9781429953382
Size: 12.85 MB
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An intellectual adventure in which lives are lost and saved and one simple idea makes a tremendous difference, The Checklist Manifesto is essential reading for anyone working to get things right.

The Invisible Gorilla

Author: Christopher Chabris
Publisher: Harmony
ISBN: 0307459675
Size: 49.94 MB
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Ultimately, the book provides a kind of x-ray vision into our own minds, making it possible to pierce the veil of illusions that clouds our thoughts and to think clearly for perhaps the first time. From the Hardcover edition.

Mistakes Were Made But Not By Me

Author: Carol Tavris
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0547416032
Size: 75.76 MB
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Mistakes were made—but not in this book!” —Daniel Gilbert, author of Stumbling on Happiness Why is it so hard to say “I made a mistake”—and really believe it?