Mardigian Library
Ask a QuestionMy Library Account
Search Library Catalog - Books, DVDs & More
Limit to available
More Searches
   
Limit results to available items
Find more results:
Search MelCat
More Information
  
McRaney, David
You are not so smart : why you have too many friends on Facebook, why your memory is mostly fiction, and 46 other ways you're deluding yourself / David McRaney
Alternate Title Why you have too many friends on Facebook, why your memory is mostly fiction, and 46 other ways you're deluding yourself
New York : Gotham Books/Penguin Group, c2011
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 3rd Floor  BF441 .M37 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Thought and thinking
Perception
Truth -- Psychological aspects
Defense mechanisms (Psychology)
Reason
Physical Description xvi, 302 p. ; 20 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 279-302)
Summary McRaney reveals that every decision we make, every thought we contemplate, and every emotion we feel comes with a story we tell ourselves to explain them. But sometimes those stories aren't true
Contents Introduction: You -- Priming -- Confabulation -- Confirmation Bias -- Hindsight Bias -- The Texas Sharpshooter Fallacy -- Procrastination -- Normalcy Bias -- Introspection -- The Availability Heuristic -- The Bystander Effect -- The Dunning-Kruger Effect -- Apophenia -- Brand Loyalty -- The Argument from Authority -- The Argument from Ignorance -- The Straw Man Fallacy -- The Ad Hominem Fallacy -- The Just-World Fallacy -- The Public Goods Game -- The Ultimatum Game -- Subjective Validation -- Cult Indoctrination -- Groupthink -- Supernormal Releasers -- The Affect Heuristic -- Dunbar's Number -- Selling Out -- Self-Serving Bias -- The Spotlight Effect -- The Third Person Effect -- Catharsis -- The Misinformation Effect -- Conformity -- Extinction Burst -- Social Loafing -- The Illusion of Transparency -- Learned Helplessness -- Embodied Cognition -- The Anchoring Effect -- Attention -- Self-Handicapping -- Self-Fulfilling Prophecies -- The Moment -- Consistency Bias -- The Representativeness Heuristic -- Expectation -- The Illusion of Control -- The Fundamental Attribution Error

Mardigian Library, 4901 Evergreen Rd.
Dearborn, MI 48128-1491 313-593-5400 fax 313-593-5561
ask-a-question@umd.umich.edu
The Regents of the University of Michigan | Non-Discrimination Policy
Copyright © The University of Michigan - Dearborn • 4901 Evergreen Road • Dearborn, Michigan 48128 • 313-593-5000
The University of Michigan - Ann Arbor | The University of Michigan - Flint | SITEMAP | DIRECTORY | CONTACT