The wisest one in the room : how to harness psychology's most powerful insights / by Thomas Gilovich and Lee Ross
By: Gilovich, Thomas.
Contributor(s): Ross, Lee.Publisher: London, U.K. : Oneworld, 2016Description: vii, 307 p. ; 22 cm.ISBN: 9781780746487.Other title: how you can benefit from social psychology's most powerful insights.Subject(s): Psychology | Behaviour | Personal developmentOnline resources: Download as an eBook | Read our book review
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PILLARS OF WISDOM: The objectivity illusion -- The push and pull of situations -- The name of the game -- The primacy of behaviour -- Keyholes, lenses and filters -- Looking back and moving forward. WISDOM APPLIED: The happiest one in the room -- Why we don't "just get along" -- A tough problem for the West -- An even tougher problem for the world.
Examines human behaviour and recent findings in the social sciences to explain how to make wise and balanced decisions. Outlines how to avoid biases and recognise the motivations and biases of others. Explains how to tackle challenges more adeptly.