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Thinking: The New Science of Decision-Making, Problem-Solving, and Prediction
By John Brockman (editor) and Tom Perkins (narrator)
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Tantor Media Inc
Publication date April 14, 2015
Binding CD/Spoken Word
Edition Unabridged
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781494512002
ISBN-10 1494512009
Dimensions 1.25 by 6.25 by 5.25 in.
Weight 0.63 lbs.
Original list price $44.99
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Amazon.com description: Product Description: Edited by John Brockman, publisher of Edge.org, Thinking presents original ideas by today's leading psychologists, neuroscientists, and philosophers who are radically expanding our understanding of human thought. -Daniel Kahneman on the power (and pitfalls) of human intuition and "unconscious" thinking. -Daniel Gilbert on desire, prediction, and why getting what we want doesn't always make us happy. -Nassim Nicholas Taleb on the limitations of statistics in guiding decision-making. -Vilayanur Ramachandran on the scientific underpinnings of human nature. -Simon Baron-Cohen on the startling effects of testosterone on the brain. -Daniel C. Dennett on decoding the architecture of the "normal" human mind. -Sarah-Jayne Blakemore on mental disorders and the crucial developmental phase of adolescence. -Jonathan Haidt, Sam Harris, and Roy Baumeister on the science of morality, ethics, and the emerging synthesis of evolutionary and biological thinking. -Gerd Gigerenzer on rationality and what informs our choices.

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from Perennial (October 29, 2013)
9780062258540 | details & prices | 424 pages | 5.31 × 8.00 × 1.20 in. | 0.72 lbs | List price $15.99
CD/Spoken Word
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With Tom Perkins (other contributor) | Unabridged edition from Tantor Media Inc (April 14, 2015)
9781494512002 | details & prices | 6.25 × 5.25 × 1.25 in. | 0.63 lbs | List price $44.99
About: Edited by John Brockman, publisher of Edge.

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