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Want to be a little bit more like Sherlock Holmes?

The Deduction Guide will provide you with an alternate way of perceiving your surroundings, and allow you begin to make deductions about people and objects. The majority of the book is devoted to ways to read the world, including examples in a wide variety of topics, such as body language, clothing and other belongings, in
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Paperback, 1, 114 pages
Published August 5th 2014 by CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
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John Rolf
May 05, 2015 John Rolf rated it liked it
As most people here agree, this is a good introduction to a few broad concepts, but nothing too detailed. This book serves more as a compilation of information that you could find on the internet than a step-by-step detailed guide. Overall, it is a good place to get your feet wet if you are interested in the "art of deduction."
Daniel Steinmann
Aug 02, 2016 Daniel Steinmann rated it it was ok
Well, it's a good summary of the basic approaches of induction and deduction. The most important hint of being good at deduction is to observe first and to infer second.
Anyhow, the rest of the book is a mixture of anecdotal evidence, semi thought-through explanations (people looking in mirrors obviously have narcissistic qualities) and even completely unscientific and not-so-sherlockian concepts, like graphology. Seriously, I instantly closed the book right at the point, it said I could infer "a
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Elaine
Feb 25, 2016 Elaine rated it liked it
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I think this is a very interesting subject, but not explored in depth nor the topics were interrelated in the book, the mind palace for instance. I wish they were. I also missed more in-depth examples of the aplication of that knowledge in day-to-day situations.
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