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Mindware : tools for smart thinking / Richard E. Nisbett.

By: Nisbett, Richard E.
Publisher: London : Penguin Books, 2016Description: 320 p. : ill. ; 20 cm.ISBN: 9780141976273 : (pbk.) .Subject(s): Reasoning | Problem solvingDDC classification: 153.4
Contents:
Introduction -- Part 1. Thinking about Thought 1. Everything's an Inference -- 2. The Power of the Situation -- 3. The Rational Unconscious -- Part II. The Formally Dismal Science 4. Should you think Like an Economist? -- 5. Spilt Milk and Free Lunch -- 6. Foiling Foibles -- Part III. Coding, Counting, Correlation, and Causality 7. Odds and Ns -- 8. Linked Up -- Part Iv. Experiments 9. Ignore the HiPPO -- 10. Experiments Natural and Experiments Proper -- 11. Eekonomics -- 12. Don't Ask, Can't Tell -- Part V. Thinking, Straight and Curved 13. Logic -- 14. Dialectical Reasoning -- Part VI: Knowing the Worl 15. KISS and Tell -- 16. Keeping It Real -- Conclusion: The Tools of the Lay Scientist -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Acknowledgments -- Index
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Originally published: New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2015.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction -- Part 1. Thinking about Thought 1. Everything's an Inference -- 2. The Power of the Situation -- 3. The Rational Unconscious -- Part II. The Formally Dismal Science 4. Should you think Like an Economist? -- 5. Spilt Milk and Free Lunch -- 6. Foiling Foibles -- Part III. Coding, Counting, Correlation, and Causality 7. Odds and Ns -- 8. Linked Up -- Part Iv. Experiments 9. Ignore the HiPPO -- 10. Experiments Natural and Experiments Proper -- 11. Eekonomics -- 12. Don't Ask, Can't Tell -- Part V. Thinking, Straight and Curved 13. Logic -- 14. Dialectical Reasoning -- Part VI: Knowing the Worl 15. KISS and Tell -- 16. Keeping It Real -- Conclusion: The Tools of the Lay Scientist -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Acknowledgments -- Index

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