How We Know What Isn't So: The Fallibility of Human Reason in Everyday Life
When can we trust what we believe, and when are these beliefs suspect? Thomas Gilovich offers a wise and readable guide to the fallacy of the obvious in everyday life. Illustrating his points with vivid examples, he documents the cognitive and social processes that distort our thoughts, beliefs, judgements, and decisions, inevitably altering our impression of reality.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - MartinBodek - LibraryThing
Great book, opened my mind to how closed the human mind is. it was the last of the four books my friend Mordy Ovits got me as a housewarming gift 5 years ago. I've now asked him to make 4 recommendations on a new topic. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - thcson - LibraryThing
I liked the book but I thought it was a bit too shallow and repetitive. You could distill the main arguments down to 25 pages and still include everything that's important. But at least it was a fairly entertaining book. Read full review