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Thinking

The New Science of Decision-Making, Problem-Solving, and Prediction

by John Brockman Author · Tom Perkins Narrator

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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.

Publication Details

Publisher:
Tantor Media, Inc.
Imprint:
Tantor Audio
Edition:
Unabridged
Publication Date:
2015

Format

  • OverDrive MP3 Audiobook 373.2 MB
  • OverDrive Listen 373.1 MB

John Brockman (Author)

The founder and publisher of the influential online science salon Edge.org, John Brockman is the editor of This Will Make You Smarter, What We Believe but Cannot Prove, What Is Your Dangerous Idea?, and other volumes. He is also the CEO of the lit...

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