The Psychology of Stupidity

The Psychology of Stupidity

eBook - 2020
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And so I proclaim, o idiots and every stripe and morons of all kinds, this is your moment of glory: this book speaks only to you. But you will not recognise yourselves...Stupidity is all around is, from the coworkers who won't stop hitting 'reply all' to the former school friends posting conspiracy theories on Facebook. But in order to battle idiocy, we must first understand it. In The Psychology of Stupidity, some of the world's leading psychologists and thinkers - including Nobel Prize winners will show you...why smart people sometimes believe in utter nonsensehow our lazy brains cause us to make the wrong decisions, why trying to debate fools is a trap, how media manipulation and Internet overstimulation makes us dumber, why the stupidest people don't think they're stupid. Their wisdom and wit are a balm for our aggrieved souls and a beacon of hope in a world of morons.
Publisher: Sydney :, Macmillan,, 2020.
Branch Call Number: DIGITAL
Characteristics: 1 online resource.
Additional Contributors: Marmion, Jean-François
OverDrive, Inc
Notes: Downloadable eBook.
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Stupidity is all around is. But in order to battle idiocy, we must first understand it. In The Psychology of Stupidity, some of the world's leading psychologists and thinkers show why smart people sometimes believe in utter nonsense.


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