The invisible gorilla : and other ways our intuitions deceive us / Christopher Chabris and Daniel Simons.
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|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||-|
- 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.
- Copyright: ©2009
|Bibliography, etc. Note:||
Includes bibliographical references (pages -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.
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.
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