Being Wrong: Adventures in the Margin of Error

Being Wrong: Adventures in the Margin of Error

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To err is human. Yet most of us go through life assuming (and sometimes insisting) that we are right about nearly everything, from the origins of the universe to how to load the dishwasher. If being wrong is so natural, why are we all so bad at imagining that our beliefs could be mistaken, and why do we react to our errors with surprise, denial, defensiveness, and shame?

In Being Wrong, journalist Kathryn Schulz explores why we find it so gratifying to be right and… (more)

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Publisher: HarperCollins e-books (June 08, 2010)

Collection: HarperCollins e-books

Format: EPUB

Page count: 416 pages

File size: 780 KB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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