Thinking : the new science of decision-making, problem-solving, and prediction: the new science of decision-making, problem-solving, and prediction
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[United States] : Tantor Audio, 2015.
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9781494592004 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book), 1494592002 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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1 online resource (1 audio file (13hr., 35 min.)) : digital.
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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; and Gerd Gigerenzer on rationality and what informs our choices.

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Read by Tom Perkins.
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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; and Gerd Gigerenzer on rationality and what informs our choices.
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Brockman, J., & Perkins, T. (2015). Thinking: the new science of decision-making, problem-solving, and prediction. Unabridged. [United States]: Tantor Audio.

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Brockman, John and Tom. Perkins. 2015. Thinking: The New Science of Decision-making, Problem-solving, and Prediction. [United States]: Tantor Audio.

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Brockman, John and Tom. Perkins, Thinking: The New Science of Decision-making, Problem-solving, and Prediction. [United States]: Tantor Audio, 2015.

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Brockman, John., and Tom Perkins. Thinking: The New Science of Decision-making, Problem-solving, and Prediction. Unabridged. [United States]: Tantor Audio, 2015.

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