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Predictably Irrational by Dan Ariely
✏Book Title : Predictably Irrational ✏Author : Dan Ariely ✏Publisher : Harper Collins ✏Release Date : 2008 ✏Pages : 123 pages ✏ISBN : 9780061750113 ✏Rating: 3/5 from 1 users GET BOOK
✏Book Title : Predictably Irrational The Hidden Forces that Shape Our Decisions ✏Author : Dan Ariely ✏Publisher : HarperCollins UK ✏Release Date : 2009-03-06 ✏Pages : 304 ✏ISBN : 9780007319923 ✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French GET BOOK
✏Predictably Irrational The Hidden Forces that Shape Our Decisions Book Summary : Why do smart people make irrational decisions every day? The answers will surprise you. Predictably Irrational is an intriguing, witty and utterly original look at why we all make illogical decisions.
✏Book Title : Predictably Irrational Revised and Expanded Edition ✏Author : Dan Ariely ✏Publisher : Harper Collins ✏Release Date : 2010-04-27 ✏Pages : 384 ✏ISBN : 9780061353246 ✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French GET BOOK
✏Predictably Irrational Revised and Expanded Edition Book Summary : Why do our headaches persist after we take a one-cent aspirin but disappear when we take a fifty-cent aspirin? Why do we splurge on a lavish meal but cut coupons to save twenty-five cents on a can of soup? When it comes to making decisions in our lives, we think we're making smart, rational choices. But are we? In this newly revised and expanded edition of the groundbreaking New York Times bestseller, Dan Ariely refutes the common assumption that we behave in fundamentally rational ways. From drinking coffee to losing weight, from buying a car to choosing a romantic partner, we consistently overpay, underestimate, and procrastinate. Yet these misguided behaviors are neither random nor senseless. They're systematic and predictable—making us predictably irrational.
✏Book Title : The Irrational Bundle ✏Author : Dr. Dan Ariely ✏Publisher : Harper Collins ✏Release Date : 2013-03-12 ✏Pages : 798 ✏ISBN : 9780062288745 ✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French GET BOOK
✏The Irrational Bundle Book Summary : Dan Ariely's three New York Times bestselling books on his groundbreaking behavioral economics research, Predictably Irrational, The Upside of Irrationality, and The (Honest) Truth About Dishonesty, are now available for the first time in a single volume.
✏Book Title : Payoff ✏Author : Dan Ariely ✏Publisher : Simon and Schuster ✏Release Date : 2016-11-15 ✏Pages : 128 ✏ISBN : 9781501120053 ✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French GET BOOK
✏Payoff Book Summary : Bestselling author Dan Ariely reveals fascinating new insights into motivation—showing that the subject is far more complex than we ever imagined. Every day we work hard to motivate ourselves, the people we live with, the people who work for and do business with us. In this way, much of what we do can be defined as being “motivators.” From the boardroom to the living room, our role as motivators is complex, and the more we try to motivate partners and children, friends and coworkers, the clearer it becomes that the story of motivation is far more intricate and fascinating than we’ve assumed. Payoff investigates the true nature of motivation, our partial blindness to the way it works, and how we can bridge this gap. With studies that range from Intel to a kindergarten classroom, Ariely digs deep to find the root of motivation—how it works and how we can use this knowledge to approach important choices in our own lives. Along the way, he explores intriguing questions such as: Can giving employees bonuses harm productivity? Why is trust so crucial for successful motivation? What are our misconceptions about how to value our work? How does your sense of your mortality impact your motivation?
✏Book Title : Predictably Irrational ✏Author : Instaread ✏Publisher : Instaread Summaries ✏Release Date : 2016-04-13 ✏Pages : 37 ✏ISBN : 9781683780014 ✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French GET BOOK
✏Predictably Irrational Book Summary : Predictably Irrational by Dan Ariely | Summary & Analysis Preview: Predictably Irrational provides a data-driven window into the ways in which the human mind fails to make rational choices time and time again. While some of these irrational decisions are humorous or trivial, in many cases, these behaviors can have far-ranging implications for governments and health care systems. However, understanding that we, as humans, are predisposed to making irrational decisions is the first step to preventing these behaviors and overcoming the foibles of our minds. Most people fail to recognize that their minds will, at some point, fail them or stray from the course they believe they should take. For example, consumers may think they’re getting a good deal on a television when, in fact, buyers are merely responding to the product because it is cheaper than the first television they saw in the store… PLEASE NOTE: This is key takeaways and analysis of the book and NOT the original book. Inside this Instaread Summary of Predictably Irrational · Overview of the book · Important People · Key Takeaways · Analysis of Key Takeaways About the Author With Instaread, you can get the key takeaways, summary and analysis of a book in 15 minutes. We read every chapter, identify the key takeaways and analyze them for your convenience.
✏Book Title : Quicklet on Dan Ariely s Predictably Irrational CliffNotes like Book Summary ✏Author : The Hyperink Team ✏Publisher : Hyperink Inc ✏Release Date : 2012-07-30 ✏Pages : 35 ✏ISBN : 9781614646235 ✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French GET BOOK
✏Quicklet on Dan Ariely s Predictably Irrational CliffNotes like Book Summary Book Summary : ABOUT THE BOOK “If I were to distill one main lesson from the research described in this book, it is that we are pawns in a game whose forces we largely fail to comprehend.” Dan Ariely’s book Predictably Irrational introduces the public to a new economic discipline that punches lethal holes in the science of classical economics, the field of behavioral economics. As David Berreby writes in his New York Times review of Predictably Irrational, “this sly and lucid book is not about your grandfather’s dismal science.” Predictably Irrational hit shelves in 2008, a time when readers were ready to denounce any and all established notions about modern finance and monetary policy. When the book came out, the world economy was spiraling at full speed into a recession; the bottom of which hardly anyone could foresee. Indeed we would not reach that bottom for a long while, and the crippling global economic downturn of the late 2000’s would be dubbed The Great Recession. Months after Predictably Irrational published, former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan testified before the US Congress. “Those of us who have looked to the self-interest of lending institutions to protect shareholders’ equity, myself included,” he said, “are in a state of shocked disbelief” (New York Times, Greenspan Concedes Error on Regulation). As Chairman of the Federal Reserve, Greenspan oversaw a period of prosperity in the United States (1987-2006) characterized by low borrowing rates and deregulation (Encyclopedia Britannica, “Alan Greenspan”). His admission of the failure of “self-interest” to produce a healthy economy was the equivalent of the Pope proclaiming his skepticism of the New Testament. Things looked bad for the old models of economics thought. But what, exactly, were the alternatives? Predictably Irrational, and behavioral economics more largely, is able to step into this vacuum and offer a powerful observation. Traditional economists operate on one key assumption, that participants in a market act rationally to achieve ends motivated by their own self-interest. Behavioral economists declare that assumption to be untrue based on common sense, experience, and—most importantly—empirical data. EXCERPT FROM THE BOOK p>“According to the assumptions of standard economics, all human decisions are rational and informed, motivated by an accurate concept of the worth of all goods and services and the amount of happiness (utility) all decisions are likely to produce.” When defecting from a foundational scientific discipline, it is not enough to say, “People are not rational, so there you have it.” You must also answer, specifically: How so? To what extent? Why? To those ends, Ariely and his colleagues around the world devised a plethora of experiments meant to catch our instances of irrationality and allow for, of all things, a rational analysis of our dumb calls. These experiments took place over many years, but many of them are so entertaining to read of that it can seem they were designed to be featured in a best selling book. Yet the bemusing quality of Ariely’s results stem from the fact that, for all of its seeming capriciousness, our irrationality fits into recognizable patterns. All humans have the same wetware in our skulls. We all live in societies that, while perhaps culturally different, are social communities more akin to each other than, say, a termite colony. We can determine, through Ariely’s surprisingly potent and consistent results, that humans have a few certain ways in which we are irrational:We seek patterns. Upon encountering something unfamiliar, our brain seeks to make sense of it by comparison to our prior experiences.
✏Book Title : Irrationally Yours ✏Author : Dr. Dan Ariely ✏Publisher : HarperCollins ✏Release Date : 2015-05-19 ✏Pages : 240 ✏ISBN : 9780062380012 ✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French GET BOOK
✏Irrationally Yours Book Summary : Three-time New York Times bestselling author Dan Ariely teams up with legendary The New Yorker cartoonist William Haefeli to present an expanded, illustrated collection of his immensely popularWall Street Journal advice column, “Ask Ariely”. Behavioral economist Dan Ariely revolutionized the way we think about ourselves, our minds, and our actions in his books Predictably Irrational, The Upside of Irrationality, and The Honest Truth about Dishonesty. Ariely applies this scientific analysis of the human condition in his “Ask Ariely” Q & A column in the Wall Street Journal, in which he responds to readers who write in with personal conundrums ranging from the serious to the curious: What can you do to stay calm when you’re playing the volatile stock market? What’s the best way to get someone to stop smoking? How can you maximize the return on your investment at an all-you-can-eat buffet? Is it possible to put a price on the human soul? Can you ever rationally justify spending thousands of dollars on a Rolex? In Ask Ariely, a broad variety of economic, ethical, and emotional dilemmas are explored and addressed through text and images. Using their trademark insight and wit, Ariely and Haefeli help us reflect on how we can reason our way through external and internal challenges. Readers will laugh, learn, and most importantly gain a new perspective on how to deal with the inevitable problems that plague our daily life.
✏Book Title : Summary and Analysis of Predictably Irrational The Hidden Forces That Shape Our Decisions ✏Author : Worth Books ✏Publisher : Open Road Media ✏Release Date : 2017-03-28 ✏Pages : 30 ✏ISBN : 9781504044882 ✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French GET BOOK
✏Summary and Analysis of Predictably Irrational The Hidden Forces That Shape Our Decisions Book Summary : So much to read, so little time? This brief overview of Predictably Irrational tells you what you need to know—before or after you read Dan Ariely’s book. Crafted and edited with care, Worth Books set the standard for quality and give you the tools you need to be a well-informed reader. This short summary and analysis of Predictably Irrational includes: Historical context Chapter-by-chapter overviews Important quotes Fascinating trivia Glossary of terms Supporting material to enhance your understanding of the original work About Predictably Irrational: The Hidden Forces That Shape Our Decisions by Dan Ariely: Predictably Irrational, the New York Times bestseller by Duke psychology and behavioral economics professor Dan Ariely, challenges the idea that we always make perfectly rational decisions. Featuring examples from daily life alongside results of his fascinating experiments, Ariely explains how emotional, psychological, and social factors can lead to irrational behavior—which can be damaging to ourselves and others. From the coffee we drink or the medicine we take, to the companies we support and the relationships we value, we make irrational decisions every day that can cost us in the long run. Ariely reveals not only when and how we tend to act irrationally, but why, so we can learn from our mistakes and design ways to facilitate smarter decision-making. The summary and analysis in this ebook are intended to complement your reading experience and bring you closer to a great work of nonfiction.
✏Book Title : Summary Of Predictably Irrational The Hidden Forces That Shape Our Decisions By Dan Ariely ✏Author : Sapiens Editorial ✏Publisher : Sapiens Editorial ✏Release Date : 2017-09-28 ✏Pages : 24 ✏ISBN : 9783962554811 ✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French GET BOOK
✏Summary Of Predictably Irrational The Hidden Forces That Shape Our Decisions By Dan Ariely Book Summary : ABOUT THE ORIGINAL BOOK: In this work, the author, Dan Ariely, addresses, with technical solvency and a simple and pleasant style, the issue of daily decisions that people make in their lives. His studies on human behaviour have enabled him to reach surprising conclusions, which for the most part relate to the economy, and which have sparked the interest of business people as well as average citizens for the way in which they show the factors that move impulses in human beings, which are not always logical or rational and often lead to mistakes. This book not only is enjoyable to read but it is also a call for reflection to promote better decisions in our personal and professional lives stemming from an understanding of how the World works.