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"Entertaining and illuminating"
Dan Ariely, New York Times bestselling author of Predictably Irrational
"A riveting romp across the landscape of our psychological misperceptions."
Nicholas A. Christakis, Professor, Harvard Medical School
"This book will delight all who seek depth and insight into the wonder and complexities of cognition"
Jerome Groopman, Recanati Professor, Harvard Medical School
"breathtaking and insightful"
Richard Wiseman, author of Quirkology
"Like its authors, the book is both funny and smart"
Joseph T. Hallinan, Pulitzer Prize winning author of Why We Make Mistakes
"incredibly engaging…a must-read"
Elizabeth Loftus, author of Memory and Eyewitness Testimony
"engaging, accurate and packed with real-world examples - some of which made me laugh out loud"
Sandra Aamodt, co-author of Welcome To Your Brain
"not just witty and engaging, but also insightful"
Thomas W. Malone, author of The Future of Work and founder of the MIT Center for Collective Intelligence
"The Invisible Gorilla should be required reading by every judge and jury member in our criminal justice system, along with every battlefield commander, corporate CEO, and, well, you and I"
Michael Shermer, Publisher of Skeptic magazine and author of Why People Believe Weird Things
"Clever, illuminating, by turns shocking and delightful, this book will change a lot of your bad habits and could even save your life"
Margaret Heffernan, CEO and author of Women on Top
Christopher F. Chabris and Daniel J. Simons won the 2004 Ig Nobel Prize in Psychology for Gorillas in Our Midst. Chabris is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology at Union College in New York. He was formerly a Lecturer and Research Associate in the Psychology Department at Harvard. Simons is a Professor Department of Psychology and the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology at the University of Illinois. Both authors have had research published in top scientific journals with extensive media coverage worldwide.
Contains lots of examples of myth-deconstruction and examines the gullibilities of human beings very reliably. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Lulubeth
Excellent analysis of a range of psychological research, would recommend for students, to the point yet surprisingly in-depth.Published 8 months ago by Mr. D. H. Trendle
A well written book, making good use of stories to illustrate the authors ideas.
I would have given 5 star but the print is very small to the point that I can only read... Read more
This started off very interesting, but descended into a chance for the author to rant on about MMR and other public issues. In the end disappointing.Published 11 months ago by GSC
Although not technically self-help, this book does have some interesting cross-over concepts which I think could be useful to those looking at how attention, memory etc works. Read morePublished 13 months ago by Jessica Hassett
Bought this as a present for a psychology student for a bit of light reading whilst also giving an insight in to the world of psychology. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Mrs. cld29
such an interesting read. Not what I expected from a book but very enjoyable. Defiantly a book for everyone. Makes you think.Published 16 months ago by harolds
This is one of the most shocking books I have ever read, but anyone who is called as a witness or to serve as a juror in a court case, or who drives a car or flies an aircraft,... Read morePublished 16 months ago by Marshall Lord