Catalog

Record Details

Catalog Search



The invisible gorilla : and other ways our intuitions deceive us / Christopher Chabris and Daniel Simons.

Chabris, Christopher F. (Author). Simons, Daniel J. (Added Author).
Image of item

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
New Castle-Henry County PL - New Castle 153.7 CHAB (Text) 39231032253615 Adult Non-fiction Collection Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780307459664 (pbk.) :
  • ISBN: 0307459667 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 9780307459671 (e-bk)
  • ISBN: 0307459675 (e-bk)
  • Physical Description: xiii, 306 pages ; 21 cm
  • Edition: 1st paperback ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Broadway Paperbacks, 2010.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages [247]-289) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction: everyday illusions -- "I think I would have seen that" -- The coach who choked -- What smart chess players and stupid criminals have in common -- Should you be more like a weatherman or a hedge fund manager? -- Jumping to conclusions -- Get smart quick! -- Conclusion: the myth of intuition.
Summary, etc.:
Two experts in psychology and human behavior examine misperception and understanding, explaining why people fail to recognize the evidence right in front of them, and providing a kind of x-ray vision that will enable readers to conquer faulty thinking.
Subject: Perception.
Memory.
Thought and thinking.

Additional Resources