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Think : why you should question everything / Guy P. Harrison.

Harrison, Guy P., (author.).

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  • 3 of 3 copies available at Sage Library System.

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0 current holds with 3 total copies.

Summary:

An introductory guide to critical thinking that will help you think like a scientist, learn to question everything, and understand how your own brain can trip you up. With a mix of wit and wisdom, it challenges everyone to embrace the skeptical life and improve their critical thinking skills. The author shows you how to better navigate through the maze of biases and traps that are standard features of every human brain. These innate pitfalls threaten to trick us into seeing, hearing, thinking, remembering, and believing things that are not real or true.--Publisher
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Baker County Library 153.43 .H319t (Text) 37814002782010 NON-FICTION Book None 05/30/2014 Available -
Columbia Gorge Community College Library 153.4 HARR 2013 (Text) 39705000012665 Main Collection None 02/09/2016 Available -
Lake County Main Library - Lakeview 153.4 HARRISON (Text) 37620000813156 Adult Non-Fiction Book None 09/16/2014 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781616148072 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 1616148071 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: 240 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: Amherst, New York : Prometheus Books, 2013.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Standing tall on a fantasy-prone planet -- Pay a visit to the strange thing that lives inside your head -- A thinker's guide to unusual claims and weird beliefs -- The proper care and feeding of a thinking machine -- So little to lose and a universe to gain.
Summary, etc.:
An introductory guide to critical thinking that will help you think like a scientist, learn to question everything, and understand how your own brain can trip you up. With a mix of wit and wisdom, it challenges everyone to embrace the skeptical life and improve their critical thinking skills. The author shows you how to better navigate through the maze of biases and traps that are standard features of every human brain. These innate pitfalls threaten to trick us into seeing, hearing, thinking, remembering, and believing things that are not real or true.--Publisher
Subject: Reasoning > Miscellanea.
Critical thinking > Miscellanea.
Skepticism > Miscellanea.
Science > Methodology

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