Archive for July 21st, 2006

Why you shouldn’t believe everything you think . . .

| July 21, 2006 | 2 Replies
Why you shouldn’t believe everything you think . . .

I’m halfway through a brand new book by psychologist Thomas Kida, titled Don’t Believe Everything You Think. Kida does a good job of collecting and summarizing a huge number of cognitive traps and frailties that afflict humans. The book focuses on the following six categories of cognitive traps: We prefer stories to statistics We seek […]

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