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The invisible gorilla : and other ways our intuitions deceive us

1st ed.

Contributors: Simons, Daniel J.
Year/Format: 2010, Book , xi, 306 p. ;
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Summary/Review: Two experts in psychology and human behavior examine misperception and understanding, explaining why people fail to recognize the evidence right in fr more...
Summary/Review: 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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Publication information: New York : Crown, 2010.
ISBN: 0307459659
ISBN: 9780307459657
Language: English
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Record ID: 2641189
Full edition title: 1st ed.
Format: Regular Print Book
Physical description: xi, 306 p. ; 25 cm.
Date acquired: June 3, 2010
More creator details: Christopher Chabris and Daniel Simons.
Contents note: 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 weather forecaster or a hedge fund manager? -- Jumping to conclusions -- Get smart quick! -- The myth of intuition.
Contributor: Simons, Daniel J.
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