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Author Chabris, Christopher F

Title The invisible gorilla : and other ways our intuitions deceive us / Christopher Chabris and Daniel Simons

Publ Info New York : Crown, 2010
Edition First edition
 CCRI-Newport  BF321 .C43 2010    AVAILABLE
 J&W-Charlotte  BF321 .C43 2010    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  BF321 .C43 2010    AVAILABLE
 Salve Main Collection  BF321 .C43 2010    AVAILABLE
 URI  BF321 C43 2010    AVAILABLE
 Wheaton Stacks  BF321 .C43 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript xi, 306 pages ; 25 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [247]-289) and index
Contents Introduction: everyday illusions -- "I think I would have seen that" -- The coach who choked -- What smart chess players and stupid criminals have in common -- Should you be more like a weatherman or a hedge fund manager? -- Jumping to conclusions -- Get smart quick! -- Conclusion: the myth of intuition
Note Two experts in psychology and human behavior examine misperception and understanding, explaining why people fail to recognize the evidence right in front of them, and providing a kind of x-ray vision that will enable readers to conquer faulty thinking
LC subject Perception
Thought and thinking
Add Author Simons, Daniel J
ISBN 9780307459657