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Review: The 7 Laws of Magical Thinking: How Irrational Beliefs Keep Us Happy, Healthy, and Sane

User Review  - John Martindale - Goodreads

First of, I don't get the title, for it kind of sounds self-helpish (something the book is not) and I never recall him saying anything about 7 laws, well, other than when he was talking about lucky ... Read full review

Review: The 7 Laws of Magical Thinking: How Irrational Beliefs Keep Us Happy, Healthy, and Sane

User Review  - Michael - Goodreads

Definitely not an academic book, but that's ok. I feel sort of bad only giving it three stars because it really was entertaining. I guess it just doesn't really shed any new light on anything. I have ... Read full review

Review: The 7 Laws of Magical Thinking: How Irrational Beliefs Keep Us Happy, Healthy, and Sane

User Review  - Sally - Goodreads

Interesting book. Lots of interesting ideas, discussed clearly, but I'm not sure all the conclusions drawn followed from the ideas presented. I also don't think 'irrationality' is the same as 'magical thinking', which made the whole book jar a bit for me. Read full review

Review: The 7 Laws of Magical Thinking: How Irrational Beliefs Keep Us Happy, Healthy, and Sane

User Review  - Paul Valente - Goodreads

An interesting enquiry into how we are all prone to irrational, magical thinking, and the reasons for this. Packed full of interesting anecdotes and studies, the central conceit, regarding the ... Read full review

Review: The 7 Laws of Magical Thinking: How Irrational Beliefs Keep Us Happy, Healthy, and Sane

User Review  - Kali - Goodreads

Lightweight pop science by a not-particularly acute journalist. One interesting section, though, was on the importance of the illusion of control in determining people's feelings about a situation ... Read full review

Review: The 7 Laws of Magical Thinking: How Irrational Beliefs Keep Us Happy, Healthy, and Sane

User Review  - Jack Goodstein - Goodreads

Everyone is guilty of magical thinking and it's a good thing. Read full review


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