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Self-Insight : Roadblocks and Detours on the Path to Knowing Thyself

Author: David Dunning
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Psychology Press, 2005
Series: Essays in Social Psychology
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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People base thousands of choices across a lifetime on the views they hold of their skill and moral character, yet a growing body of research in psychology shows that such self-views are often misguided or misinformed. Anyone who has dealt with others in the classroom, in the workplace, in the medical office, or on the therapist' s couch has probably experienced people whose opinions of themselves depart from the  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Dunning
ISBN: 9781841690742 1841690740 0415654173 9780415654173
OCLC Number: 466207653
Notes: Thales's Lament: On the Vagaries of Self-Assessment. Ignorance as Bliss. Clue for Competence. The Dearest Teacher. False Uniqueness. In a Word. The Merest Decency. Beyond One's Self. Reflections on Self-Reflection.
Description: 225 p.
Contents: Thales's Lament: On the Vagaries of Self-Assessment --
Ignorance as Bliss --
Clue 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

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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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`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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