By Cordelia Fine
A delightfully unsparing investigate what your mind is doing in the back of your back.
In fresh years, we've heard much in regards to the striking workings of our hundred-billion-celled mind: its awesome capacities to control all sensation, belief, considering, and feeling; the ability to form all adventure and outline our identification. certainly, the brain's energy is being proven on a daily basis in new reports and learn. yet there's a mind we don't typically pay attention approximately, a mind we'd now not are looking to listen about…the "prima donna within."
Exposing the mind's deceptions and exploring how the brain defends and glorifies the ego, Dr. Cordelia superb illustrates the brain's tendency to self-delusion. no matter if it's hindsight bias, wishful considering, unrealistic optimism, or ethical excuse-making, every one people has a slew of inborn mind-bugs and traditional prejudices that hinder us from seeing the reality concerning the global and ourselves. With attention-grabbing reports to help her arguments, Dr. advantageous takes us on an insightful, rip-roaringly humorous travel in the course of the mind you by no means knew you had.
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