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

Label
Don't believe everything you think : the 6 basic mistakes we make in thinking
Title
Don't believe everything you think
Title remainder
the 6 basic mistakes we make in thinking
Statement of responsibility
Thomas Kida
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
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
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1951-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kida, Thomas E.
Dewey number
153.4/2
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
BF441
LC item number
.K45 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Thought and thinking
  • Error
  • Cognition
  • Learning
  • Thinking
Label
Don't believe everything you think : the 6 basic mistakes we make in thinking, Thomas Kida
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 239-278) and index
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
Control code
ocm63297791
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
286 p.
Isbn
9781591024088
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2006003366
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)63297791
Label
Don't believe everything you think : the 6 basic mistakes we make in thinking, Thomas Kida
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 239-278) and index
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
Control code
ocm63297791
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
286 p.
Isbn
9781591024088
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2006003366
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)63297791

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