Thinking by John Brockman audiobook

Thinking: The New Science of Decision-Making, Problem-Solving, and Prediction

Edited by John Brockman
Read by Tom Perkins

Tantor Audio

Unabridged

Format : Library CD (In Stock)
  • ISBN: 9798200014590

  • ISBN: 9798200014583

  • ISBN: 9798200014606

Runtime: 13.58 Hours
Category: Nonfiction/Psychology
Audience: Adult
Language: English

Summary

Summary

Edited by John Brockman, publisher of Edge.org, Thinking presents original ideas by today's leading psychologists, neuroscientists, and philosophers who are radically expanding our understanding of human thought. —Daniel Kahneman on the power (and pitfalls) of human intuition and "unconscious" thinking. —Daniel Gilbert on desire, prediction, and why getting what we want doesn't always make us happy. —Nassim Nicholas Taleb on the limitations of statistics in guiding decision-making. —Vilayanur Ramachandran on the scientific underpinnings of human nature. —Simon Baron-Cohen on the startling effects of testosterone on the brain. —Daniel C. Dennett on decoding the architecture of the "normal" human mind. —Sarah-Jayne Blakemore on mental disorders and the crucial developmental phase of adolescence. —Jonathan Haidt, Sam Harris, and Roy Baumeister on the science of morality, ethics, and the emerging synthesis of evolutionary and biological thinking. —Gerd Gigerenzer on rationality and what informs our choices.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

[T]his book offers nourishing food for thought. Kirkus
“This book offers nourishing food for thought.” Kirkus Reviews
"Thinking is excellent and mind-expanding in its entirety.” Brain Pickings

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Author

Author Bio: John Brockman

Author Bio: John Brockman

John Brockman, editor of many books, including The Next Fifty Years, is also the author of By the Late John Brockman, The Third Culture, and Digerati: Encounters with the Cyber Elite. He is the founder and CEO of Brockman Inc., a literary and software agency, and the publisher and editor of the website Edge. He lives in New York City.

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Available Formats : CD, Library CD, MP3 CD
Category: Nonfiction/Psychology
Runtime: 13.58
Audience: Adult
Language: English