The Truth Detective

The Truth Detective A Poker Player's Guide to a Complex World

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'Through the lens of her personal experience as a poker player, Alex O'Brien reveals the tricks that can help each of us navigate a world beset with uncertainty and misinformation' ANGELA SAINI 'It's thrilling' PHILIP BALL 'Deserves to be widely read' ALOM SHAHA SHORTLISTED FOR THE GLOBAL POKER INDEX AWARDS This is a book about getting to the truth. At the poker table you need certain skills to win. The more Alex O'Brien played competitively, the more she realised those skills are essential in everyday life too. From reading body language to calculating risk, dealing with uncertainty and separating emotion from facts, her toolkit will help you make better decisions and understand what's happening around you. Offering insights from the latest psychology, neuroscience, game theory and more, you'll encounter new ideas and ways of thinking from pioneering researchers and experts in their field. With O'Brien as your guide, you'll learn to see clearly, think carefully and cut through the noise of a complex world.

Book information

ISBN: 9781788164870
Publisher: Profile
Imprint: Souvenir Press
Pub date:
DEWEY: 158.1
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: 288
Weight: 400g
Height: 144mm
Width: 226mm
Spine width: 29mm