How to Think

How to Think Understanding the Way We Decide, Remember and Make Sense of the World

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Publisher's Synopsis

This book will get you thinking about thinking.

We understand more about the brain than ever before and we also have more tools than ever before to help us think. This book will show you how your brain works, how your mind works, why we all make certain mistakes in thinking and why that's not always a bad thing.

In order to understand how people behave, you need to understand how people think. And if you want to understand how people think, you need to have a basic understanding of cognitive psychology, cognitive science and cognitive neuroscience. This book explains cognition and the links between the brain, the mind and behaviour in a clear and straightforward way.

Through interesting case studies and research examples, Minda shows how the brain is involved in mental activity, how memory works, how language affects thought, how good (and bad) decisions are made, and why we make predictable errors in our thinking. With practical applications for everyday life, this a book that helps us become better thinkers, better learners and better problem-solvers. In the current era of big data, algorithms and AI, Minda argues that knowing about how humans think-how you think-is more important than ever before.

Book information

ISBN: 9781472143037
Publisher: Little, Brown
Imprint: Robinson
Pub date:
DEWEY: 153
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: 336
Weight: 456g
Height: 153mm
Width: 234mm
Spine width: 32mm