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The wisest one in the room : how you can benefit from social psychology's five most powerful insights / Thomas Gilovich and Lee Ross.

Gilovich, Thomas, author. (Author). Ross, Lee, author. (Added Author).
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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Jackson Co PL - Seymour Main Library 302 GILOVICH (Text) 37500004159865 Nonfiction Available -
Morgan Co PL - Martinsville Main Library 302 GIL (Text) 78551000526057 Non-Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781451677546 (hardcover : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 1451677545 (hardcover : alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: vii, 307 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First Free Press hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Free Press, 2015.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 273-294) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Preface -- Part 1: Pillars of Wisdom. -- 1. The Objectivity Illusion -- 2. The Push and Pull of Situations -- 3. The Name of the Game -- 4. The Primacy of Behavior -- 5. Keyholes, Lenses, and Filters -- Looking Back and Moving Forward -- Part 2: Wisdom Applied. -- 6. The Happiest One in the Room -- 7. Why We Don't "Just Get Along" -- 8. A Tough Problem for America -- 9. An Even Tougher Problem for the World -- Epilogue.
Summary, etc.: "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.
Subject: Insight.
Human behavior.
Social psychology.

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