Intuition: Its Powers and Perils / Edition 1

Intuition: Its Powers and Perils / Edition 1

by David G. Myers
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0300103034

ISBN-13: 9780300103038

Pub. Date: 04/10/2004

Publisher: Yale University Press

How reliable is our intuition? How much should we depend on gut-level instinct rather than rational analysis? In this engaging book, David G. Myers shows us that while intuition can provide us with useful-and often amazing-insights, it can also dangerously mislead us.
"Myers' book brilliantly establishes intuition as a legitimate subject of scientific

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How reliable is our intuition? How much should we depend on gut-level instinct rather than rational analysis? In this engaging book, David G. Myers shows us that while intuition can provide us with useful-and often amazing-insights, it can also dangerously mislead us.
"Myers' book brilliantly establishes intuition as a legitimate subject of scientific inquiry."-Michael Shermer, Los Angeles Times Book Review
"A lively and thorough review of the powers and pitfalls of gut instinct."-Eric Bonabeau, Harvard Business Review
"[Intuition is a book] that may help you make optimal use of your intuition. . . . [It] offers scientific grounding in the subject and practical steps for becoming more intelligently intuitive."-Money Magazine's e-mail newsletter
"Delightfully readable and deliberately provocative."-Publishers Weekly (front cover)
"Entertaining, intelligent, and easy to read, Myers's book offers an abundance of research findings dealing with what is more aptly called the 'nonconscious' mind."-Choice
"Intuition is a one-of-a-kind book by one of the best writers in psychology. Exceptionally reasonable, totally up-to-date, and responsible, the book has the potential to be a classic in the field."-Robert J. Sternberg, 2003 president, American Psychological Association

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300103038
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
04/10/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 7.75(h) x (d)

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