You are not so smart: why you have too many friends on Facebook, why your memory is mostly fiction, and 46 other ways you're deluding yourself
By: McRaney, David.Material type: BookPublisher: New York : Penguin Books, ©2011Description: xvi, 302 p. ; 20 cm.ISBN: 9781592406593; 1592406599.Subject(s): Thought and thinking | Perception | Truth -- Psychological aspects | Defense mechanisms (Psychology) | Reason | Thought and thinking | ReasonOnline resources: Contributor biographical information | Publisher description Summary: McRaney reveals that every decision we make, every thought we contemplate, and every emotion we feel comes with a story we tell ourselves to explain them. But sometimes those stories aren't true.
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|153.35 PRE-W The war of art :||153.4 CUM-G Good thinking :||153.4 EIF-C Cross-train your brain :||153.4 MCR-Y You are not so smart:||153.42 BON-I I am right, you are wrong :||153.42 BON-T Teach yourself to think||153.42 SLO-K The knowledge illusion :|
Includes bibliographical references (p. 279-302).
McRaney reveals that every decision we make, every thought we contemplate, and every emotion we feel comes with a story we tell ourselves to explain them. But sometimes those stories aren't true.