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The Resource Blind spots : why smart people do dumb things, Madeleine L. Van Hecke

Blind spots : why smart people do dumb things, Madeleine L. Van Hecke

Label
Blind spots : why smart people do dumb things
Title
Blind spots
Title remainder
why smart people do dumb things
Statement of responsibility
Madeleine L. Van Hecke
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Van Hecke, Madeleine L
Dewey number
153
Index
no index present
LC call number
BF431
LC item number
.V28 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Intellect
  • Stupidity
  • Errors
Label
Blind spots : why smart people do dumb things, Madeleine L. Van Hecke
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 243-248)
Contents
Why do smart people do dumb things? -- Fools rush in: Blind spot #1: not stopping to think -- Often wrong, but never in doubt?: Blind spot #2: what you don't know can hurt you -- If it were any closer, it would bite you!: Blind spot #3: not noticing -- Your own worst enemy: Blind spot #4: not seeing yourself -- Don't give a cat calendar to a dog lover!: Blind spot #5: my-side bias -- Thinking inside of the box: Blind spot #6: trapped by categories -- Thinking by the seat of your pants: Blind spot #7: jumping to conclusions -- Why it's so hard to find the proof in the pudding: Blind spot #8: fuzzy evidence -- The usual suspects: why we miss the real culprit: Blind spot #9: missing hidden causes -- "He can't see the forest for the trees": Blind spots #10: missing the big picture -- Afterword: blind spots and hope
Control code
ocm79003485
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
256 p.
Isbn
9781591025092
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2007001603
System control number
(OCoLC)79003485
Label
Blind spots : why smart people do dumb things, Madeleine L. Van Hecke
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 243-248)
Contents
Why do smart people do dumb things? -- Fools rush in: Blind spot #1: not stopping to think -- Often wrong, but never in doubt?: Blind spot #2: what you don't know can hurt you -- If it were any closer, it would bite you!: Blind spot #3: not noticing -- Your own worst enemy: Blind spot #4: not seeing yourself -- Don't give a cat calendar to a dog lover!: Blind spot #5: my-side bias -- Thinking inside of the box: Blind spot #6: trapped by categories -- Thinking by the seat of your pants: Blind spot #7: jumping to conclusions -- Why it's so hard to find the proof in the pudding: Blind spot #8: fuzzy evidence -- The usual suspects: why we miss the real culprit: Blind spot #9: missing hidden causes -- "He can't see the forest for the trees": Blind spots #10: missing the big picture -- Afterword: blind spots and hope
Control code
ocm79003485
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
256 p.
Isbn
9781591025092
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2007001603
System control number
(OCoLC)79003485

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