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Blink : the power of thinking without thinking

Author: Malcolm Gladwell
Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Co., 2005.
Series: New York Times Bestseller List.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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How do we think without thinking, seem to make choices in an instant--in the blink of an eye--that actually aren't as simple as they seem? Why are some people brilliant decision makers, while others are consistently inept? Why do some people follow their instincts and win, while others end up stumbling into error? And why are the best decisions often those that are impossible to explain to others? Drawing on  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Malcolm Gladwell
ISBN: 0316172324 9780316172325 9780739455296 073945529X 0316001058 9780316001052 071399844X 9780713998443
OCLC Number: 55679231
Description: viii, 277 pages : portraits ; 21 cm.
Contents: The statue that didn't look right --
The theory of thin slices : how a little bit of knowledge goes a long way --
The locked door : the secret life of snap decisions --
The Warren Harding error : why we fall for tall, dark, and handsome men --
Paul Van Riper's big victory : creating structure for spontaneity --
Kenna's dilemma : the right-and wrong-way to ask people what they want --
Seven seconds in the Bronx : the delicate art of mind-reading --
Conclusion: listening with your eyes : the lessons of blink.
Series Title: New York Times Bestseller List.
Responsibility: Malcolm Gladwell.

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Explores the process by which people make decisions, explaining how the difference between good and bad decision making is directly related to the details on which people focus, and offers advice on  Read more...
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