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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.
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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
(OCoLC)1019454221
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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