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Vicki’s review of Predictably Irrational: The Hidden Forces That Shape Our Decisions
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Mar 23, 2009 09:11AM
I've got this in my stacks to read. It's seems to be like Stumbling Towards Happiness.
Mar 23, 2009 10:49AM
That sounds interesting--it sounds like an approach from more of a personal, self-improvement perspective, whereas PI is maybe more geared toward marketers. I'll have to take a look at STH.
Mar 23, 2009 11:28AM
STH isn't intended as self-help, I don't think, so much as very readable science. I'm a fool for this stuff about how we think and why so much of what we think is wrong.
Mar 23, 2009 11:35AM
Oh, I love that stuff, too! Always been nuts for brain science and analyzing the thought process. One of my favorite periodicals is Scientific American Mind--you ought to look at that one--it's amazing. Maybe I should have gone into psychology or some related field.
Kaethe wrote: "STH isn't intended as self-help, I don't think, so much as very readable science. I'm a fool for this stuff about how we think and why so much of what we think is wrong."
Mar 23, 2009 11:40AM
Exactly. Unfortunately, all those English lit courses in which Freaudian interpretation waas applied to fiction relly put me off.
Mar 23, 2009 12:03PM
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