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The intelligence trap : why smart people make dumb mistakes

Author: David Robson, (Science journalist)
Publisher: New York, NY : W. W. Norton & Company, 2021. ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Robson, (Science journalist)
ISBN: 9780393541465 0393541460
OCLC Number: 1155085885
Notes: First published as a Norton paperback 2021.
Description: viii, 323 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: The downsides of intelligence : how a high IQ, education and expertise can fuel stupidity. The rise and fall of the termites : what intelligence is ; and what it is not ; Entangled arguments : the dangers of "dysrationalia' ; The curse of knowledge : the beauty and fragility of the expert mind --
Escaping the intelligence trap : a toolkit for reasoning and decision making. ; Moral algebra : towards the science of evidence-based wisdom ; Your emotional compass : the power of self-reflection ; A bullshit detection kit : how to recognise lies and misinformation --
The art of successful learning : how evidence-based wisdom can improve your memory. Tortoises and hares : why smart people fail to learn ; The benefits of eating bitter : East Asian education and the three principles of deep learning --
The folly and wisdom of the crowd : how teams and organizations can avoid the intelligence trap. The makings of a "dream team' : how to build a supergroup ; Stupidity spreading like wildfire : why disasters occur- and how to stop them.
Responsibility: David Robson.


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