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Psychology of Intelligence Analysis / Edition 1
     

Psychology of Intelligence Analysis / Edition 1

by Richard J. Heuer
 

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ISBN-10: 1594546797

ISBN-13: 2901594546791

Pub. Date: 07/28/2005

Publisher: Novinka Books

Written to help intelligence analysts achieve a higher level of performance. Shows how people make judgments based on incomplete and ambiguous information. Offers simple tools and concepts for improving
analytical skills.

Overview

Written to help intelligence analysts achieve a higher level of performance. Shows how people make judgments based on incomplete and ambiguous information. Offers simple tools and concepts for improving
analytical skills.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2901594546791
Publisher:
Novinka Books
Publication date:
07/28/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
216

Table of Contents

Table of Contents Author's Preface Foreword by Douglas MacEachin Introduction by Jack Davis PART I--OUR MENTAL MACHINERY Chapter 1: Thinking About Thinking Chapter 2: Perception: Why Can't We See What Is There to Be Seen? Chapter 3: Memory: How Do We Remember What We Know? PART II--TOOLS FOR THINKING Chapter 4: Strategies for Analytical Judgment: Transcending the Limits of Incomplete Information Chapter 5: Do You Really Need More Information? Chapter 6: Keeping an Open Mind Chapter 7: Structuring Analytical Problems Chapter 8: Analysis of Competing Hypotheses PART III--COGNITIVE BIASES Chapter 9: What Are Cognitive Biases? Chapter 10: Biases in Evaluation of Evidence Chapter 11: Biases in Perception of Cause and Effect Chapter 12: Biases in Estimating Probabilities Chapter 13: Hindsight Biases in Evaluation of Intelligence Reporting PART IV--CONCLUSIONS Chapter 14: Improving Intelligence

 

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