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Blunder

why smart people make bad decisions

1st U.S. ed.

Published by Bloomsbury USA in New York .
Written in English.

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Table of Contents

Introduction: Keeping current
Exposure anxiety : the fear of being exposed as weak
Causefusion : confusing the causes of complex events
Flatview : seeing the world in one dimension
Cureallism : believing that one size really fits all
Infomania : the obsessive relationship to information
Mirror imaging : thinking the other side thinks like us
Static cling : refusal to accept a changing world
Cognition trapped in Iraq
Working toward wisdom
Epilog : The judgment of history.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
153.8/3
Library of Congress
BF448 .S45 2008

The Physical Object

Pagination
p. cm.

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL16796344M
Internet Archive
blunderwhysmartp00shor
ISBN 10
1596912421
ISBN 13
9781596912427
LC Control Number
2008015233
OCLC/WorldCat
225532324
Library Thing
6120462
Goodreads
4750211
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