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Seeing what others don't [electronic resource] : The Remarkable Ways We Gain Insights. Gary Klein.

Klein, Gary. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781610392754 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Date Published: 2013.

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Summary, etc.: Insightslike Darwin’s understanding of the way evolution actually works, and Watson and Crick’s breakthrough discoveries about the structure of DNAcan change the world. We also need insights into the everyday things that frustrate and confuse us so that we can more effectively solve problems and get things done. Yet we know very little about when, why, or how insights are formedor what blocks them. In Seeing What Others Don’t, renowned cognitive psychologist Gary Klein unravels the mystery.Klein is a keen observer of people in their natural settingsscientists, businesspeople, firefighters, police officers, soldiers, family members, friends, himselfand uses a marvelous variety of stories to illuminate his research into what insights are and how they happen. What, for example, enabled Harry Markopolos to put the finger on Bernie Madoff? How did Dr. Michael Gottlieb make the connections between different patients that...
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. New York : PublicAffairs, 2013. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 1395 KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 1433 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Nonfiction.
Genre: Electronic books.

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