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How To Improve Your Mind

20 Keys to Unlock the Modern World


Συγγραφέας: Flynn James R.
Εκδότης: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
ISBN: 9781119944768
Αριθμός Σελίδων: 208
Διαστάσεις: 23x1x15
Γλώσσα Γραφής: english
Ημερομηνία 1ης Έκδοσης: 2012
Έτος Έκδοσης: 2012

Σύνοψη του βιβλίου "How To Improve Your Mind"

Become the master of your world * Presents 20 key concepts, or keys, to aid critical thinking * Authored by one of the world's most eminent psychologists - and founder of the Flynn Effect * Looks at topics such as Race and IQ, "good" science and the current world economic crisis * Written in a clear and lucid style, illustrated with many examples


Συγγραφέας/εις: Flynn James R.
ISBN: 9781119944768
Ημερ/νία έκδοσης: 20/07/2012
Εκδότης: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Εξώφυλλο: Paperback
Σελίδες: 208
Γλώσσα βιβλίου: english
Τόπος έκδοσης: Hoboken
Χώρα έκδοσης: United States
Βάρος βιβλίου: 272 gr
Διαστάσεις βιβλίου: 23x1x15 cm
Λεπτομέρειες εικονογράφησης: Illustrations
Ημερομηνία πρώτης έκδοσης: 2012

Περιεχόμενα

List of Figures and Boxes ix Acknowledgments x 1 Introduction: The Knowledge Trap 1 Part 1 Arguing about Right and Wrong 15 2 Logic and Moral Debate Attacks on Blacks 17 3 Getting Rid of Tautologies No Private Clubs 24 4 The Naturalistic Fallacy and Its Consequences be Judgmental 32 5 But that is Unnatural Words Best Never Said 41 Part 2 The Truth about People 49 6 Random Sample Quality Not Size 51 7 Intelligence Quotient Hanging the Intellectually Disabled 56 8 Intelligence Quotient and the Black/White IQ Gap 62 9 Control Group How Studying People Changes Them 69 10 The Sociologist s Fallacy Ignoring the Real World 75 Part 3 The Market and Its Church 85 11 Creating a Market Not a Frankenstein 87 12 Market Forces How they Take their Revenge 96 13 Market Worship No Ritual Sacrifices 108 14 The Economic Collapse of 2008 117 15 What is to be Done? 130 Part 4 Enemies of Science 139 16 Reality What Scientists Really Say About Science 141 17 History, Science, and Evolution Only One Kind of Each 152 Part 5 Nations and their Goals 163 18 Understanding Nations Understanding Anyone 165 19 Four Cases Making Sense Out of Nonsense 173 20 Conclusion: Gene Debs University 183 Index 189

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