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Author: Malcolm Gladwell
Publisher: New York : Time Warner AudioBooks, Prince Frederick, Md. : Distributed by Recorded Books [2005] ℗2005
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Utilizing case studies as diverse as speed dating, pop music, and the shooting of Amadou Diallo, Gladwell reveals that what we think of as decisions made in the blink of an eye are much more complicated than assumed. Drawing on cutting-edge neuroscience and psychology, he shows how the difference between good decision-making and bad has nothing to do with how much information we can process quickly, but on the few  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Popular Works
Audiobooks
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Malcolm Gladwell
ISBN: 1586217194 9781586217198
OCLC Number: 57362053
Notes: Unabridged.
Compact discs.
Performer(s): Read by the author.
Description: 7 audio discs (8 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: The statue that didn't look right --
The theory of thin-slicing --
The locked door --
The Warren Harding error --
Paul Van Riper's big victory : creating structure for spontaneity --
Kenna's dilemma : the right-and wrong-way to ask people what they want --
Seven seconds in the Bronx : the delicate art of mind-reading --
Conclusion: listening with your eyes : the lessons of blink.
Other Titles: Power of thinking without thinking
Responsibility: Malcolm Gladwell.

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BLINK explores the concept of rapid cognition and argues persuasuvely that our snap judgements and first impressions can be educated and controlled.  Read more...

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