How We Know What Isn T So

Author: Thomas Gilovich
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781439106747
Size: 26.83 MB
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Thomas Gilovich offers a wise and readable guide to the fallacy of the obvious in everyday life.

How We Know What Isn T So

Author: Thomas Gilovich
Publisher: Free Press
ISBN: 9780029117064
Size: 71.26 MB
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Thomas Gilovich offers a wise and readable guide to the fallacy of the obvious in everyday life.

How We Know What Isn T So

Author: Thomas Gilovich
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Discusses the processes through which we become convinced of the validity of questionable or false beliefs such as special psychological powers and New Age health practices

The Wisest One In The Room

Author: Thomas Gilovich
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1451677553
Size: 60.19 MB
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"Two prominent social psychologists, specializing in the study of human behavior, provide insight into why we trust the people we do and how to use that knowledge in understanding and influencing people in our own lives, "--NoveList.

Heuristics And Biases

Author: Thomas Gilovich
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521796798
Size: 18.23 MB
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Will interest rates go up? Can I trust this person? Such questions - and the judgments required to answer them - are woven into the fabric of everyday experience. This book, first published in 2002, examines how people make such judgments.

The Half Life Of Facts

Author: Samuel Arbesman
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101595299
Size: 55.91 MB
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Samuel Arbesman shows us how knowledge in most fields evolves systematically and predictably, and how this evolution unfolds in a fascinating way that can have a powerful impact on our lives.

Don T Believe Everything You Think

Author: Thomas E. Kida
Publisher: Prometheus Books
ISBN: 1615920056
Size: 21.68 MB
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This enlightening book discusses how to recognize faulty thinking and develop the necessary skills to become a more effective problem solver.

Why People Believe Weird Things

Author: Michael Shermer
Publisher: Holt Paperbacks
ISBN: 9781429996761
Size: 20.48 MB
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In an entirely new chapter, "Why Smart People Believe in Weird Things," Michael Shermer takes on science luminaries like physicist Frank Tippler and others, who hide their spiritual beliefs behind the trappings of science.

How Doctors Think

Author: Jerome Groopman
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780547348636
Size: 14.47 MB
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In this myth-shattering book, Jerome Groopman pinpoints the forces and thought processes behind the decisions doctors make.