Bozo Sapiens: Why to Err is Human
Our species, it appears, is hardwired to get things wrong in a staggering variety of ways. Why did recipients of a loan offer accept a higher interest rate when a pretty woman's face was printed on the flyer? Why did one poll on immigration find that the most despised foreigners were from a group that did not exist? Why does giving someone power make them more likely to chew with their mouth open and pick their nose? And why is your sister going out with that biker dude?
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - mbmackay - LibraryThing
Such a good book - but it could have been much better. The book considers the intersection of perception, evolution, social organisation and humanity. There is some of the stuff here from Daniel ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - diovival - LibraryThing
I received this book for free via the Goodreads First Reads program. Bozo Sapiens was surprisingly dense, but don't let that discourage you! I found it both interesting and engaging. The authors ... Read full review