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Self-insight : roadblocks and detours on the path to knowing thyself

Author: David Dunning
Publisher: New York : Psychology Press, 2012.
Series: Essays in social psychology
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd printView all editions and formats
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Focuses on mistaken views of competence, and explores why people often remain blissfully unaware of their incompetence and personality flaws. This book also focuses on faulty views of character, and  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Dunning
ISBN: 9780415654173 0415654173 9781841690742 1841690740
OCLC Number: 812064654
Description: 225 S : Ill.
Contents: Thales's Lament: On the Vagaries of Self-Assessment. Ignorance as Bliss. Clues for Competence. The Dearest Teacher. False Uniqueness. In a Word. The Merest Decency. Beyond One's Self. Reflections on Self-Reflection.
Series Title: Essays in social psychology
Responsibility: David Dunning.

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'This is a superbly written volume illuminating a fundamentally significant human shortcoming, a curious inability to "know oneself" or gain true insights into the inner workings of one's mind. Read more...

 
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