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You Are Not So Smart

Why You Have Too Many Friends on Facebook, Why Your Memory Is Mostly Fiction, an d 46 Other Ways You're Deluding Yourself

David McRaney

An entertaining illumination of the stupid beliefs that make us feel wise, based on the popular blog of the same name. Whether you’re deciding which smartphone to purchase or which politician to believe, you think you are a rational being whose every decision is based on cool, detached logic. But here’s the truth: You are not so smart. You’re just ...
Publish Date
2012
November 6
First Published in 2011
Goodreads rating
3.85
ISBN
9781592407361
Recommendations
2
Recommendations
Jan 20, 2017
Both books are absolutely essential to me in order to keep my perspectives correct in a changing world.      source
Nov 15, 2011
Great summary of 46 cognitive biases. Much of it covered in other books like Predictably Irrational, but if you haven't read those, this is a great starting book. Otherwise, just a good reminder, and worth reading.      source