You Are Now Less Dumb

You Are Now Less Dumb

How to Conquer Mob Mentality, How to Buy Happiness, and All the Other Ways to Outsmart Yourself

Book - 2013
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The popular blogger and author of the best-selling "You Are Not So Smart" shares more discoveries about self-delusion and irrational thinking, analyzing 15 additional ways people routinely fool themselves in areas ranging from attraction and time wasted to best intentions and the true price of happiness.
FP 2,500(CDN) The author of the bestselling YOU ARE NOT SO SMART shares more discoveries about self-delusion and irrational thinking, and gives readers a fighting chance at outsmarting their not-so-smart brains. Expanding on this premise, McRaney provides eye-opening analyses of 15 more ways we fool ourselves every day. McRaney also reveals the true price of happiness, why Benjamin Franklin was such a badass, and how to avoid falling for our own lies. This smart and highly entertaining book will be wowing readers for years to come.
Publisher: New York : Gotham Books, [2013]
ISBN: 9781592408054
Branch Call Number: 153 .43 MCR
Characteristics: vii, 309 pages ; 20 cm


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Sep 04, 2016

An excellent sequel to You Are Not So Smart. McRaney does not disappoint with his explanation of more logical fallacies and behavioural quirks.

Mar 28, 2015

This book is a solid and accessible guide to the errors in thinking common to human nature. Entertaining and highly readable, well recommended. You may wish to follow this up by reading Dan Arielly ('Predictably Irrational'), and Chip and Dan Heath ('Switch' and 'Made to Stick'), Kerry Patterson ('Influencer') to continue on in the subject of how we think and make decisions.

Oct 21, 2013

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