The invisible gorilla : and other ways our intuitions deceive us / Christopher Chabris and Daniel Simons
- 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 weather forecaster or a hedge fund manager? -- Jumping to conclusions -- Get smart quick! -- Conclusion: the myth of intuition.
- 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.
- 9780307459664 (pbk.)
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references (pages -289) and index.
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