You Are Now Less Dumb: How to Conquer Mob Mentality, How to Buy Happiness, and All the Other Ways to Outsmart Yourself
The author of the bestselling You Are Not So Smart shares more discoveries about self-delusion and irrational thinking, and gives readers a fighting chance at outsmarting their not-so-smart brains
David McRaney’s first book, You Are Not So Smart, evolved from his wildly popular blog of the same name. A mix of popular psychology and trivia, McRaney’s insights have struck a chord with thousands, and his blog--and now podcasts and videos--have become an Internet phenomenon.
Like You Are Not So Smart, You Are Now Less Dumb is grounded in the idea that we all believe ourselves to be objective observers of reality--except we’re not. But that’s okay, because our delusions keep us sane. Expanding on this premise, McRaney provides eye-opening analyses of fifteen more ways we fool ourselves every day, including:
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - BenKline - LibraryThing
Similar to his last one - "You Are Not So Smart", but I found this one to be a bit more boring. Some of it is a retread from the last book, or similar enough to the last one just in changed up ways ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Sandydog1 - LibraryThing
I devour pop psychology books, the nonfiction equivalent of potato chips. This one was had a heavy dose of studies, some going back several decades. Studies verified a variety of individual and group behaviors. 'Looking forward to reading the prequel. Read full review
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