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Chabris, Christopher F
The invisible gorilla : and other ways our intuitions deceive us / Christopher F. Chabris and Daniel J. Simons
1st ed
New York : Crown, c2010
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 3rd Floor  BF321 .C43 2010    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Perception
Memory
Thought and thinking
Intuition
Physical Description xi, 306 p. ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [247]-289) and index
Contents Introduction: everyday illusions -- "I think I would have seen that" -- The coach who choked -- What smart chess players and stupid criminals have in common -- Should you be more like a weatherman or a hedge fund manager? -- Jumping to conclusions -- Get smart quick! -- Conclusion: the myth of intuition
Summary Two experts in psychology and human behavior examine misperception and understanding, explaining why people fail to recognize the evidence right in front of them, and providing a kind of x-ray vision that will enable readers to conquer faulty thinking
Alternate Author Simons, Daniel J

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