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Who created it? Gilovich, Thomas, author.
What's it called? The wisest one in the room : how you can benefit from social psychology's five most powerful insights / Thomas Gilovich and Lee Ross.
Who published it? New York : Free Press, [2015]
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What's it like? vii, 307 pages ; 22 cm
Helpful notes! Includes index.
Extra info! Includes bibliographical references (pages 273-294) and index.
What's in it? Preface -- Part 1. Pillars of wisdom -- 1. The objectivity illusion -- 2. The push and pull of situations -- 3. The name of the game -- 4. The primacy of behavior -- 5. Keyholes, lenses, and filters -- Looking back and moving forward -- Part 2. Wisdom applied -- 6. The happiest one in the room -- 7. Why we don't "just get along" -- 8. A tough problem for America -- 9. An even tougher problem for the world -- Epilogue.
What's it about? "Two prominent social psychologists, specializing in the study of human behavior, provide insight into why we trust the people we do and how to use that knowledge in understanding and influencing people in our own lives, "--NoveList.
Helpful subjects! Insight.
Human behavior.
Social psychology.
More people who helped! Ross, Lee.
Special numbers! 9781451677546 (hardcover ; alk. paper)
1451677545 (hardcover ; alk. paper)
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