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Thinking Lib/E: The New Science of Decision-Making, Problem-Solving, and Prediction

Thinking Lib/E: The New Science of Decision-Making, Problem-Solving, and Prediction

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General PsychologyGeneral Science

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ISBN13: 9798200014583
Publisher: Tantor Audio
Published: Apr 14 2015
Language: English
Edited by John Brockman, publisher of Edge.org, Thinking presents original ideas by today's leading psychologists, neuroscientists, and philosophers who are radically expanding our understanding of human thought. --Daniel Kahneman on the power (and pitfalls) of human intuition and unconscious thinking. --Daniel Gilbert on desire, prediction, and why getting what we want doesn't always make us happy. --Nassim Nicholas Taleb on the limitations of statistics in guiding decision-making. --Vilayanur Ramachandran on the scientific underpinnings of human nature. --Simon Baron-Cohen on the startling effects of testosterone on the brain. --Daniel C. Dennett on decoding the architecture of the normal human mind. --Sarah-Jayne Blakemore on mental disorders and the crucial developmental phase of adolescence. --Jonathan Haidt, Sam Harris, and Roy Baumeister on the science of morality, ethics, and the emerging synthesis of evolutionary and biological thinking. --Gerd Gigerenzer on rationality and what informs our choices.

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