You Are Not So Smart: Why You Have Too Many Friends on Facebook, Why Your Memory Is Mostly Fiction, an d 46 Other Ways You’re Deluding Yourself


You Are Not So Smart: Why You Have Too Many Friends on Facebook, Why Your Memory Is Mostly Fiction, an d 46 Other Ways You're Deluding Yourself Author David McRaney
ISBN-10 1592407366
ISBN-13 9781592407361
Year 2012-11-06
Pages 320
Language English
Publisher Avery
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An entertaining illumination of the stupid beliefs that make us feel wise based on the popular blog of the same name Whether youre deciding which smartphone to purchase or which politician to believe you think you are a rational being whose every decision is based on cool detached logic But heres the truth You are not so smart Youre just as deluded as the rest of usbut thats okay because being deluded is part of being human Growing out of David McRaneys popular blog You Are Not So Smart reveals that every decision we make every thought we contemplate and every emotion we feel comes with a story we tell ourselves to explain them But often these stories arent true Each short chaptercovering topics such as Learned Helplessness Selling Out and the Illusion of Transparencyis like a psychology course with all the boring parts taken out Bringing together popular science and psychology with humor and wit You Are Not So Smart is a celebration of our irrational thoroughly human behavior

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