Intuition: Its Powers and Perils

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Yale University Press, 2004 - Psychology - 322 pages
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How reliable is our intuition? How much should we depend on gut-level instinct rather than rational analysis when we play the stock market, choose a mate, hire an employee, or assess our own abilities? In this engaging and accessible book, David G. Myersshows us that while intuition can provide us with useful--and often amazing--insights, it can also dangerously mislead us--Publisher's description.
  

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Intuition: its powers and perils

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Myers (psychology, Hope Coll.) presents here accessible research findings on intuition that are a welcome change from obscure self-help guides on the subject. He holds that people often rely on ... Read full review

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Amazing book! Full of research information but still easy to read! Looking forward to reading the other half! Read full review

Contents

PART II THE PERILS OF INTUITION
65
PART III PRACTICAL INTUITION
131
Epilogue
247
Notes
251
Index
309
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David G. Myers is John Dirk Werkman Professor of Psychology at Hope College.

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