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Predictably Irrational: The Hidden Forces That Shape Our Decisions

Predictably Irrational: The Hidden Forces That Shape Our Decisions

Written by Dan Ariely

Narrated by Simon Jones


Predictably Irrational: The Hidden Forces That Shape Our Decisions

Written by Dan Ariely

Narrated by Simon Jones

ratings:
4.5/5 (328 ratings)
Length:
7 hours
Publisher:
Released:
Feb 19, 2008
ISBN:
9780061629532
Format:
Audiobook

Description

"A marvelous book… thought provoking and highly entertaining."
-Jerome Groopman, New York Times bestselling author of How Doctors Think

"Ariely not only gives us a great read; he also makes us much wiser."
-George Akerlof, 2001 Nobel Laureate in Economics

"Revolutionary."
-New York Times Book Review

Behavioral economist and New York Times bestselling author Dan Ariely offers a much-needed take on the irrational decisions that led to our current economic crisis.

Publisher:
Released:
Feb 19, 2008
ISBN:
9780061629532
Format:
Audiobook

About the author

Dan Ariely is the bestselling author of Predictably Irrational, The Upside of Irrationality, and The (Honest) Truth About Dishonesty. He is the James B. Duke Professor of Psychology and Behavioral Economics at Duke University and is the founder of the Center for Advanced Hindsight. His work has been featured in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post, the Boston Globe, and elsewhere. He lives in North Carolina with his family.



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  • (5/5)
    Fun and superbly interesting! It makes sense that we don’t make sense!
  • (5/5)
    i get to understand the irrational choices i make... from choice of menu to choice hpuses. this booknis truly enlightening.
  • (2/5)
    Useful facts, misguiding conclusions. Following advice in this book has potential to create a lot of problems for you.
  • (5/5)
    Adresses rational flaws in our mind for many things that we consider that we know about, but we get used to our irrationality. Including money, spending, trust, social...
  • (4/5)
    Move away from traditional "Shakespearean" economics and recognize that human behavior is susceptible to errors in judgment when taking economic decisions
  • (5/5)
    Probably one of my favorites. I strongly recommend reading/listening to this.