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The metaphor of the evolutionary mountain best describes the underlying idea of this book: as we 'descended with modification', our biological features, including those of our... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Umer Vakil
Gary Marcus writes wonderful books. His style is conversational and engaging, and his content is both well explained and replete with facts and supporting evidence that are not... Read morePublished 11 months ago by S. Diamond
This gives some nice insights into how evolution constructed our minds. I found it to be educational and helpful in self-awareness. Read morePublished 13 months ago by J.J.M.
This is a short overview of some of key cognitive biases
that affect our lives. Read if you want to broaden your understanding
of your mental apparatus. Read more
This is really more of a pamphlet than a book. Ideas are pilfered slap-dash from published works and presented in a breathless rush, lacking substance or nuance. Read morePublished 21 months ago by Alexander Verbeck
This was a fun book to read. Author Gary Marcus uses a very conversational tone to explain why our brains work they way that they do. Read morePublished 23 months ago by Steve G
Much of the material will be familiar to readers of Kahneman and other earlier writers, but this is an entertaining and informative introduction to the topic.Published on June 19, 2013 by G. R. Lewis
Very interesting work, well written and makes a good reading for anybody. This is a book to share,
Roberto Anez Nava
I actually feel much more intelligent and smarter after reading this book ! Very insightful about thought processes and inconsistencies within our minds.Published on November 24, 2012 by Soumya Ramesh