The Art of Thinking Clearly

ISBN9780062343963
PublisherHarper
Published05/6/2014
Pages384
AuthorRolf Dobelli
FormatMASS MARKET
Weight0.23 Kg.
Height6.8 in.
Width4.2 in.
Depth1.0 in.

The Art of Thinking Clearly

Rolf Dobelli

MASS MARKET

05/6/2014

The Art of Thinking Clearly by world-class thinker and entrepreneur Rolf Dobelli is an eye-opening look at human psychology and reasoning — essential reading for anyone who wants to avoid “cognitive errors” and make better choices in all aspects of their lives.

Have you ever: Invested time in something that, with hindsight, just wasn’t worth it? Or continued doing something you knew was bad for you? These are examples of cognitive biases, simple errors we all make in our day-to-day thinking. But by knowing what they are and how to spot them, we can avoid them and make better decisions.

Simple, clear, and always surprising, this indispensable book will change the way you think and transform your decision-making—work, at home, every day. It reveals, in 99 short chapters, the most common errors of judgment, and how to avoid them.

The Art of Thinking Clearly

Rolf Dobelli

₱423.00

Information

ISBN9780062343963
PublisherHarper
Published05/6/2014
Pages384
AuthorRolf Dobelli
FormatMASS MARKET
Weight0.23 Kg.
Height6.8 in.
Width4.2 in.
Depth1.0 in.

Synopsis

The Art of Thinking Clearly by world-class thinker and entrepreneur Rolf Dobelli is an eye-opening look at human psychology and reasoning — essential reading for anyone who wants to avoid “cognitive errors” and make better choices in all aspects of their lives.

Have you ever: Invested time in something that, with hindsight, just wasn’t worth it? Or continued doing something you knew was bad for you? These are examples of cognitive biases, simple errors we all make in our day-to-day thinking. But by knowing what they are and how to spot them, we can avoid them and make better decisions.

Simple, clear, and always surprising, this indispensable book will change the way you think and transform your decision-making—work, at home, every day. It reveals, in 99 short chapters, the most common errors of judgment, and how to avoid them.

Editorial Reviews

“…a serious examination of the faulty reasoning that leads to repeated mistakes by individuals, businesses, and nations…In this fascinating book, Dobelli does not offer a recipe for happiness but a well-considered treatise on avoiding ‘self-induced unhappiness.’”

– Booklist

“…easy-going prose…what [Dobelli] does is pinpoint exactly the assumptions, bias and illusions that shape our thinking and decision-making processes in both business and personal relationships that can cost us dearly as individuals and as a society.”

– Financial Times

“A fireworks show of insights into how our minds work. If you want to avoid tripping on cognitive errors, read this book.”

– Harvard Kennedy School