Irrationality: The Enemy Within

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The many different reasons for irrational thinking and decisions are scrutinized in this book and the author makes his point by describing relevant experiments. He gives his views of the social and emotional causes of irrationality and the effects of our evolutionary history.

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User Review  - PaolaM - LibraryThing

This is the first pop science book on rationality I ever read, and it made a great impression on me. Of course, this is now more than twenty years old (the first edition dates from 1992), and probably ... Read full review

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User Review  - Thruston - LibraryThing

Good insights into how people think irrationally, very strong on evidence from psychological studies, with thorough academic references at the back. Nevertheless very readable and informative. There's ... Read full review


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