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Publisher Comments:

Kida vividly illustrates these tendencies with numerous examples that demonstrate how easily we can be fooled into believing something that isn't true. In a complex society where success - in all facets of life - often requires the ability to evaluate the validity of many conflicting claims, the critical-thinking skills examined in this informative and engaging book will prove invaluable.

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In this accessible text, Kida outlines six common errors in thinking that lead people to believe things that aren't true and make decisions that negatively affect their lives. He describes the cognitive basis of such common foibles as ignoring the role of coincidence in shaping events and explains how these errors can be corrected through the development of critical thinking skills. Kida teaches management at the U. of Massachusetts at Amherst.
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Book News Annotation:

In this accessible text, Kida outlines six common errors in thinking that lead people to believe things that aren't true and make decisions that negatively affect their lives. He describes the cognitive basis of such common foibles as ignoring the role of coincidence in shaping events and explains how these errors can be corrected through the development of critical thinking skills. Kida teaches management at the U. of Massachusetts at Amherst. Annotation ©2006 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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Demonstrates how to recognize faulty thinking and develop the necessary skills to become a more effective problem solver.

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ISBN:
9781591024088
Author:
Kida, Thomas E.
Publisher:
Prometheus Books
Author:
Kida, Thomas
Subject:
General
Subject:
Thought and thinking
Subject:
Error
Subject:
Self-Help : General
Subject:
Cognitive Psychology
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20060531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
286
Dimensions:
9 x 6 x 0.6 in 0.625 lb

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