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Irrationality

why we don"t think straight!

by N. S. Sutherland

  • 336 Want to read
  • 39 Currently reading

Published by Rutgers University Press in New Brunswick, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Reasoning.,
  • Stupidity.,
  • Errors.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementStuart Sutherland.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBF442 .S88 1994
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 357 p. ;
    Number of Pages357
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1100510M
    ISBN 100813521505
    LC Control Number94025333

    Jul 28,  · In his groundbreaking book Predictably Irrational, social scientist Dan Ariely revealed the multiple biases that lead us into making unwise decisions. Now, in The Upside of Irrationality, he exposes the surprising negative and positive effects irrationality can have on our lives.4/4(). May 17,  · Dan Ariely is the bestselling author of Predictably Irrational, The Upside of Irrationality, and The (Honest) Truth About pacificwomensnetwork.com is the James B. Duke Professor of Psychology and Behavioral Economics at Duke University and is the founder of the Center for Advanced Hindsight/5.

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    Sep 10,  · In terms of communication, when technology replaces face-to-face interaction we end up, to use the title of Sheryl Turkle’s book, Alone Together. When I teach about Ritzer’s McDonaldization theory I invite students to entertain the idea of a counter dimension to . Get this from a library! Irrationality. [N S Sutherland] -- Why do qualified professional make wrong decisions that cause enormous harm to others? And why do you sit through a boring play just because the tickets were expensive? Drawing on a mass of.


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Irrationality is a masterpiece: an urgent warning that no grand design of perfect rationality can provide the solution to the depravity of this political moment."—Yascha Mounk, author of The People vs. Democracy: Why Our Freedom Is in Danger and How to Save It “Justin Smith's book could not.

Irrationality is a challenging and thought-provoking book that draws on statistical concepts, probability theory and a mass of intriguing research to expose the failings of human reasoning, judgment and intuition.

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The theory, along with its implications for democracy, was expanded upon by Caplan in his book The Myth of. Nov 01,  · The most readable and well-written popular-level book about the irrationality of humans that I have discovered.

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This book, or more properly I should say, series of essays since each chapter reads as if it was an independent essay on irrationality loosely tied together by various themes is the author’s process for coping with the madness outside of himself and also within himself (the epilogue attest to that)/5.

Ben Gaddis’ forthcoming book Embracing Irrationality is a guidebook to rewire your brain to drive meaningful change for you and your company. The Irrationality of Alcoholics Anonymous. Its faith-based step program dominates treatment in the United States.

But researchers have debunked central tenets of AA doctrine and found dozens of. This is a book summary of Predictably Irrational by Dan Ariely. Read this Predictably Irrational summary to review key takeaways and lessons from the book. This is a book summary of Predictably Irrational by Dan Ariely.

Read this Predictably Irrational summary to review key takeaways and lessons from the book. Jul 28,  · In his groundbreaking book Predictably Irrational, social scientist Dan Ariely revealed the multiple biases that lead us into making unwise decisions.

Now, in The Upside of Irrationality, he exposes the surprising negative and positive effects irrationality can have on our lives. Focusing on our behaviors at work and in relationships, he offers. Stuart Sutherland was a renowned psychologist and writer who taught at Oxford University and the University of Sussex.

He is best known for his book Irrationality and a personal account of his struggle with manic depression, titled Breakdown. Apr 02,  · A fascinating history that reveals the ways in which the pursuit of rationality often leads to an explosion of irrationalityIt’s a story we can’t stop telling ourselves.

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By Dan Ariely Why do our headaches persist after we take a one-cent aspirin but disappear when we take a fifty-cent aspirin. Why do we splurge on a lavish meal but cut coupons to save twenty-five c. Jan 13,  · Ariely is the author of the book, Predictably Irrational: The Hidden Forces That Shape Our Decisions, which was published on February 21, by HarperCollins.

Category. "A marvelous book that is both thought-provoking and highly entertaining, ranging from the power of placebos to the pleasures of Pepsi. Ariely unmasks the subtle but powerful tricks that our minds play on us, and shows us how we can prevent being fooled." —Jerome Groopman, Recanati Chair of Medicine, Harvard Medical School.

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