• Thinking: the New Science of Decision-making, Problem-solving & Prediction

    Thinking: the New Science of Decision-making, Problem-solving & Prediction
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    ISBN: 9780062258540
    Title: Thinking: the New Science of Decision-making, Problem-solving & Prediction
    Author: BROCKMAN JOHN

    Edited by John Brockman, publisher of Edge.org, Thinking presents original ideas by today's leading psychologists, neuroscientists, and philosophers who are radically expanding our understanding of human thought. -Daniel Kahneman on the power (and pitfalls) of human intuition and "unconscious" thinking. -Daniel Gilbert on desire, prediction, and why getting what we want doesn't always make us happy. -Nassim Nicholas Taleb on the limitations of statistics in guiding decision-making. -Vilayanur Ramachandran on the scientific underpinnings of human nature. -Simon Baron-Cohen on the startling effects of testosterone on the brain. -Daniel C. Dennett on decoding the architecture of the "normal" human mind. -Sarah-Jayne Blakemore on mental disorders and the crucial developmental phase of adolescence. -Jonathan Haidt, Sam Harris, and Roy Baumeister on the science of morality, ethics, and the emerging synthesis of evolutionary and biological thinking. -Gerd Gigerenzer on rationality and what informs our choices.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $30.00
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