Predictably Irrational, Revised and Expanded Edition: The Hidden Forces That Shape Our Decisions
Why do our headaches persist after we take a one-cent aspirin but disappear when we take a fifty-cent aspirin?
Why do we splurge on a lavish meal but cut coupons to save twenty-five cents on a can of soup?
When it comes to making decisions in our lives, we think we're making smart, rational choices. But are we?
In this newly revised and expanded edition of the groundbreaking New York Times bestseller, Dan Ariely refutes the common assumption that we behave in fundamentally rational ways. From drinking coffee to losing weight, from buying a car to choosing a romantic partner, we consistently overpay, underestimate, and procrastinate. Yet these misguided behaviors are neither random nor senseless. They're systematic and predictable—making us predictably irrational.
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Review: Predictably Irrational: The Hidden Forces That Shape Our DecisionsUser Review - Paulina Romero - Goodreads
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Review: Predictably Irrational: The Hidden Forces That Shape Our DecisionsUser Review - Amber Matha - Goodreads
This book was sooooooooo interesting! I had to read it for my English Seminar class. I'm definitely lending it out to some of my friends because it really lets you see how irrational our thinking really is although we think we make decisions completely rationally. Read full review