Accessible, clear, and humorous, Deceived Wisdom answers questions people have pondered over for a lifetime, such as: Have you ever been informed that what you need to cool down is a nice cup of tea? And are you bored of being told that you have to let that red wine breathe first to improve its taste? Deceived Wisdom answers these questions and many more. Organized into easy-to-read, standalone sections, this book looks at the facts people think they know and examines why they don't know them at all. David Bradley's clear and witty writing examines the science behind the statements to reveal the truth behind many popular myths.read more
Reviews for Deceived Wisdom: Why What You Thought Was Right Is Wrong
One of those popular science type books that debunk popular myths -- including some I thought were true. It's not special or distinguished in that genre, but for 99p in the Kindle Daily Deal yesterday, it was worth it.read more
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