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Thinking 101 : how to reason better to live better / Woo-Kyoung Ahn.

Ahn, Woo-Kyoung, (author.).

Available copies

  • 1 of 2 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
  • 1 of 2 copies available at Lake Agassiz Regional Library. (Show preferred library)

Current holds

2 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Bagley Public Library 153.46 AHN (Text) 33500013675319 New Available -
Detroit Lakes Public Library 153.46 AHN (Text) 33500013675301 New On holds shelf -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781250805959
  • ISBN: 1250805953
  • Physical Description: viii, 276 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Flatiron Books, [2022]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages [261]-270) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
The allure of fluency: why things look so easy -- Confirmation bias: how we can go wrong when trying to be right -- The challenge of casual attribution: why we shouldn't be so sure when we give credit to assign blame -- The perils of examples: what we miss when we rely on anecdotes -- Negativity bias: how our fear of loss can lead us astray -- Biased interpretation: why we fail to see things as they are -- The dangers of perspective-taking: why others don't always get what's obvious to us -- The trouble with delayed gratification: how our present self misunderstand our future self.
Summary, etc.:
"Yale Psychologist Woo-kyoung Ahn explains why our judgment is so often wrong--and offers actionable strategies to help us respond to real-life challenges as individuals and as societies at large"-- Provided by publisher
Subject: Judgment.
Cognition.
Thought and thinking.
Judgment
Cognition
Thinking
PSYCHOLOGY > General.
Cognition.
Judgment.
Thought and thinking.
Genre: Self-help publications.

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