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Don't believe everything you think : the 6 basic mistakes we make in thinking

Author: Thomas E Kida
Publisher: Amherst, N.Y. : Prometheus Books, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Reveals six basic mistakes people make while thinking and explains how, by avoiding these mistakes, people can make better choices in all aspects of their life.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kida, Thomas E. (Thomas Edward), 1951-
Don't believe everything you think.
Amherst, N.Y. : Prometheus Books, 2006
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas E Kida
ISBN: 1591024080 9781591024088
OCLC Number: 63297791
Description: 286 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction: a six pack of problems --
Weird beliefs and pseudoscientific thinking --
A gremlin on my shoulder --
Thinking like a scientist --
The role of chance and coincidence --
Seeing things that aren't there --
Seeing associations that aren't there --
Predicting the unpredictable --
Seeking to confirm --
How we simplify --
Framing and other decision snags --
Faulty memories --
The influence of others --
Epilogue: some final thoughts.
Other Titles: Do not believe everything you think : the six basic mistakes we make in thinking
Responsibility: Thomas Kida.
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Examines critical-thinking skills that are useful in a complex society where success - in all facets of life - often requires the ability to evaluate the validity of many conflicting claims. This  Read more...


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