How We Know What Isn’t So: The Fallibility of Human Reason in Everyday Life

Free Press - Illustrating his points with examples, social, and supporting them with the latest research findings, beliefs, he documents the cognitive, and motivational processes that distort our thoughts, judgments and decisions. In a rapidly changing world, the biases and stereotypes that help us process an overload of complex information inevitably distort what we would like to believe is reality.

Awareness of our propensity to make these systematic errors, Gilovich argues, is the first step to more effective analysis and action. For all our books; cargo will be delivered in the required time. 100% satisfaction is Guaranteed! Thomas gilovich offers a wise and readable guide to the fallacy of the obvious in everyday life.

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Why Smart People Make Big Money Mistakes and How to Correct Them: Lessons from the Life-Changing Science of Behavioral Economics

Simon & Schuster - Focusing on the decisions we make every day, Belsky and Gilovich provide invaluable guidance for avoiding the financial faux pas that can cost thousands of dollars each year. Protect and grow your finances with help from this definitive and practical guide to behavioral economics—revised and updated to reflect new economic realities.

In their fascinating investigation of the ways we handle money, Gary Belsky and Thomas Gilovich reveal the psychological forces—the patterns of thinking and decision making—behind seemingly irrational behavior. They explain why so many otherwise savvy people make foolish financial choices: why investors are too quick to sell winning stocks and too slow to sell losing shares, why home sellers leave money on the table and home buyers don’t get the biggest bang for their buck, why borrowers pay too much credit card interest and savers can’t sock away as much as they’d like, and why so many of us can’t control our spending.

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How to Lie with Statistics

W. W. Norton & Company - 100% satisfaction is Guaranteed! Over half a million copies sold--an honest-to-goodness bestseller darrell huff runs the gamut of every popularly used type of statistic, probes such things as the sample study, or the way the results are derived from the figures, the interview technique, the tabulation method, and points up the countless number of dodges which are used to full rather than to inform.

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Knowledge And Decisions

Basic Books - With a new preface by the author, one of america's most celebrated public intellectuals, Sowell, this reissue of Thomas Sowell's classic study of decision making updates his seminal work in the context of The Vision of the Annointed, describes in concrete detail how knowledge is shared and disseminated throughout modern society.

He warns that society suffers from an ever-widening gap between firsthand knowledge and decision making—a gap that threatens not only our economic and political efficiency, but our very freedom because actual knowledge gets replaced by assumptions based on an abstract and elitist social vision f what ought to be.

Knowledge And Decisions - Knowledge and decisions, a winner of the 1980 law and economics Center Prize, was heralded as a ”landmark work” and selected for this prize ”because of its cogent contribution to our understanding of the differences between the market process and the process of government. In announcing the award, but in reemphasizing the diversity and efficiency that the market makes possible, the center acclaimed Sowell, whose ”contribution to our understanding of the process of regulation alone would make the book important, his work goes deeper and becomes even more significant.

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Working: People Talk About What They Do All Day and How They Feel About What They Do

The New Press - For all our books; cargo will be delivered in the required time. Perhaps studs terkel’s best-known book, Working is a compelling, fascinating look at jobs and the people who do them. For all our books; cargo will be delivered in the required time. For all our books; cargo will be delivered in the required time.

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Heuristics and Biases: The Psychology of Intuitive Judgment

Cambridge University Press - For all our books; cargo will be delivered in the required time. Do i have a strong enough case to go to trial? Will the Fed change interest rates? Can I trust this person? This book examines how people answer such questions. 100% satisfaction is Guaranteed!100% satisfaction is Guaranteed! Judgment pervades human experience.

Used book in Good Condition. For all our books; cargo will be delivered in the required time. How do people cope with the complexities of the world economy, the uncertain behavior of friends and adversaries, or their own changing tastes and personalities? When are people's judgments prone to bias, and what is responsible for their biases? This book compiles psychologists' best attempts to answer these important questions.

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The Power of Critical Thinking: Effective Reasoning about Ordinary and Extraordinary Claims

Oxford University Press - Used book in Good Condition. The power of critical thinking: effective reasoning about ordinary and extraordinary Claims, visual reasoning, argumentation, logic, such as "inference to the best explanation, " scientific reasoning, and argumentative essay writing while also incorporating important topics that most other texts leave out, explores the essentials of critical reasoning, evidence and authority, Fifth Edition, and obstacles to critical thinking.

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The Wisest One in the Room: How You Can Benefit from Social Psychology's Most Powerful Insights

Free Press - Understanding these forces is the key to becoming wiser in the way we understand the people and events we encounter, and wiser in the way we deal with the challenges that are sure to come our way. For all our books; cargo will be delivered in the required time. Used book in Good Condition. In the wisest one in the room, unlike intelligence, demands some insight into people—their hopes, as professors and researchers who specialize in the study of human behavior, renowned social psychologists Thomas Gilovich and Lee Ross ask: Why? What do these people know? What are the foundations of their wisdom? And, fears, passions, they wonder: What general principles of human psychology are they drawing on to reach these conclusions? They find that wisdom, and drives.

Friends, the most useful insights into raising children, relatives, and colleagues: someone with the best advice about how to boost sales, or the sharpest take on a political issue.100% satisfaction is Guaranteed! Free Press. With the lessons gleaned here, you can learn the key to becoming “the wisest one in the room.

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Thinking, Fast and Slow

Farrar, Straus and Giroux - For all our books; cargo will be delivered in the required time. Major new york times bestsellerwinner of the national academy of sciences best book award in 2012selected by the new york times book review as one of the ten best books of 2011a globe and mail best books of the year 2011 titleOne of The Economist's 2011 Books of the Year One of The Wall Street Journal's Best Nonfiction Books of the Year 20112013 Presidential Medal of Freedom RecipientKahneman's work with Amos Tversky is the subject of Michael Lewis's The Undoing Project: A Friendship That Changed Our MindsIn the international bestseller, the renowned psychologist and winner of the Nobel Prize in Economics, Thinking, Fast and Slow, Daniel Kahneman, takes us on a groundbreaking tour of the mind and explains the two systems that drive the way we think.

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Thinking, Fast and Slow - Engaging the reader in a lively conversation about how we think, Kahneman reveals where we can and cannot trust our intuitions and how we can tap into the benefits of slow thinking. For all our books; cargo will be delivered in the required time. For all our books; cargo will be delivered in the required time.

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The Demon-Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark

Ballantine Books - A prescient warning of a future we now inhabit, where fake news stories and Internet conspiracy theories play to a disaffected American populace. Rich in surprising information and beautiful writing. The washington Post Book World “Compelling. Usa today “a clear vision of what good science means and why it makes a difference.

100% satisfaction is Guaranteed! . Casting a wide net through history and culture, demons, faith healing, Sagan examines and authoritatively debunks such celebrated fallacies of the past as witchcraft, and UFOs. A prescient warning of a future we now inhabit, where fake news stories and Internet conspiracy theories play to a disaffected American populace“A glorious book.

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As sagan demonstrates with lucid eloquence, the siren song of unreason is not just a cultural wrong turn but a dangerous plunge into darkness that threatens our most basic freedoms.





Made to Stick: Why Some Ideas Survive and Others Die

Random House - Meanwhile, politicians, teachers, people with important ideas—entrepreneurs, and journalists—struggle to make them “stick. In made to stick, using the velcro theory of memory, such as applying the human scale principle, Chip and Dan Heath reveal the anatomy of ideas that stick and explain ways to make ideas stickier, and creating curiosity gaps.

Along the way, we discover that sticky messages of all kinds—from the infamous “kidney theft ring” hoax to a coach’s lessons on sportsmanship to a vision for a new product at Sony—draw their power from the same six traits. 100% satisfaction is Guaranteed! For all our books; cargo will be delivered in the required time.

Made to Stick: Why Some Ideas Survive and Others Die - For all our books; cargo will be delivered in the required time. Provocative, eye-opening, and often surprisingly funny,  Made to Stick shows us the vital principles of winning ideas—and tells us how we can apply these rules to making our own messages stick. Free Press. New york times bestseller • the instant classic about why some ideas thrive, why others die, and how to improve your idea’s chances—essential reading in the “fake news” era.

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