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The Resource Mindware : tools for smart thinking, Richard E. Nisbett

Mindware : tools for smart thinking, Richard E. Nisbett

Label
Mindware : tools for smart thinking
Title
Mindware
Title remainder
tools for smart thinking
Statement of responsibility
Richard E. Nisbett
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A psychology expert offers a tool kit for thinking more clearly and making better decisions, explaining how to reframe problems using simplified concepts from science and statistics, including the law of large numbers, statistical regression, cost-benefit analysis, and causation and correlation
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Nisbett, Richard E
Dewey number
153.4
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
BC177
LC item number
.N57 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Reasoning
  • Thought and thinking
Label
Mindware : tools for smart thinking, Richard E. Nisbett
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [283]-305) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Thinking about thought. Everything's an inference ; The power of the situation ; The rational unconscious -- The formerly dismal science. Should you think like an economist? ; Spilt milk and free lunch ; Foiling foibles -- Coding, counting, correlation, and causality. Odds and Ns ; Linked up -- Experiments. Ignore the HiPPO ; Experiments natural and experiments proper ; Eekonomics ; Don't ask, can't tell -- Thinking, straight and curved. Logic ; Dialecticism -- Knowing the world. KISS and tell ; Keeping it real -- The tools of the lay scientist
Control code
ocn889164994
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
viii, 320 pages
Isbn
9780374112677
Lccn
2015005007
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)889164994
  • a1114638
Label
Mindware : tools for smart thinking, Richard E. Nisbett
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [283]-305) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Thinking about thought. Everything's an inference ; The power of the situation ; The rational unconscious -- The formerly dismal science. Should you think like an economist? ; Spilt milk and free lunch ; Foiling foibles -- Coding, counting, correlation, and causality. Odds and Ns ; Linked up -- Experiments. Ignore the HiPPO ; Experiments natural and experiments proper ; Eekonomics ; Don't ask, can't tell -- Thinking, straight and curved. Logic ; Dialecticism -- Knowing the world. KISS and tell ; Keeping it real -- The tools of the lay scientist
Control code
ocn889164994
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
viii, 320 pages
Isbn
9780374112677
Lccn
2015005007
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)889164994
  • a1114638

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