The Optimism Bias: A Tour of the Irrationally Positive Brain

The Optimism Bias: A Tour of the Irrationally Positive Brain

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From one of the most innovative neuroscientists at work today, an investigation into the bias toward optimism that exists on a neural level in our brains and plays a major part in determining how we live our lives.

 

Psychologists have long been aware that most people maintain an often irrationally positive outlook on life. In fact, optimism may be crucial to our existence. Tali Sharot’s experiments, research, and findings in cognitive science have contributed… (more)

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Publisher: Vintage (June 14, 2011)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 288 pages

File size: 1.9 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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