Why Smart People Can Be So Stupid
Why do intelligent people sometimes behave in ways so stupid that they destroy their livelihoods or even their lives? This volume investigates the psychological basis for stupidity in everyday life. Experts shed light on the nature and theory of stupidity, whether stupidity is measurable, how people can avoid stupidity and its devastating consequences, and much more.
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Why and When Are Smart People Stupid?
Beliefs That Make Smart People Dumb
Smart People Doing Dumb Things The Case of Managerial Incompetence
The Engine of Folly
When Smart People Behave Stupidly Reconciling Inconsistencies in SocialEmotional Intelligence
Sex Lies and Audiotapes The ClintonLewinsky Scandal
Rationality Intelligence and Levels of Analysis in Cognitive Science Is Dysrationalia Possible?
Smart Is as Stupid Does Exploring Bases of Erroneous Reasoning of Smart People Regarding Learning and Other Disabilities
When Stupid Is Smarter Than We Are Mindlessness and the Attribution of Stupidity
Smart People Are Not Stupid But They Sure Can Be Foolish The Imbalance Theory of Foolishness
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action adaptive American anger associated ASVAB beliefs biases Cambridge University Press Clinton cognitive capacities cognitive science context coping creativity Davey Deary decision delay of gratification domain drivers dumb Dweck Dysrationalia Educational Psychology effects effort Ellen Langer emergent activity switching emotions epistemic Erlbaum evaluation evidence example Extraversion factors failure fallacy folk psychology folly foolish goals human Implementation intentions individual differences involves Journal of Personality learning disabilities level of analysis Leverrier Lewinsky maladaptive managerial managers Matthew effects mental mind mindless Mischel Monica Lewinsky motivation negative Neuroticism outcomes pattern percent performance Perkins Personality and Social personality disorders personality traits Piltdown predicted president processing rational reasoning rejection sensitivity rejection-sensitive scores script self-handicapping self-organizing criticality sexual situation skills smart Social Psychology special education Stanovich 1999 stereotype Sternberg strategies studies tacit knowledge task theory thinking dispositions tion Tversky Wagner wisdom York
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