Must-Read Books about Error & Being Wrong

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The list author says: "A complementary companion list to the Brain Pickings article "5 Must-Read Books on Error & The Science of Being Wrong" http://www.brainpickings.org/index.php/2011/04/04/must-read-books-being-wrong"
Being Wrong: Adventures in the Margin of Error
1.  Being Wrong: Adventures in the Margin of Error by Kathryn Schulz
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A Mind of Its Own: How Your Brain Distorts and Deceives
2.  A Mind of Its Own: How Your Brain Distorts and Deceives by Cordelia Fine
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On Being Certain: Believing You Are Right Even When You're Not
3.  On Being Certain: Believing You Are Right Even When You're Not by Robert Alan Burton
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Blind Spots: Why Smart People Do Dumb Things
4.  Blind Spots: Why Smart People Do Dumb Things by Madeleine L. Van Hecke
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How We Know What Isn't So: The Fallibility of Human Reason in Everyday Life
5.  How We Know What Isn't So: The Fallibility of Human Reason in Everyday Life by Thomas Gilovich
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The Invisible Gorilla: And Other Ways Our Intuitions Deceive Us
6.  The Invisible Gorilla: And Other Ways Our Intuitions Deceive Us by Christopher F. Chabris
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Mistakes Were Made (But Not by Me): Why We Justify Foolish Beliefs, Bad Decisions, and Hurtful Acts
7.  Mistakes Were Made (But Not by Me): Why We Justify Foolish Beliefs, Bad Decisions, and Hurtful Acts by Carol Tavris
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Don't Believe Everything You Think: The 6 Basic Mistakes We Make in Thinking
8.  Don't Believe Everything You Think: The 6 Basic Mistakes We Make in Thinking by Thomas E. Kida
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Blunder: Why Smart People Make Bad Decisions
9.  Blunder: Why Smart People Make Bad Decisions by Zachary Shore
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Sleights of Mind: What the Neuroscience of Magic Reveals about Our Everyday Deceptions
10.  Sleights of Mind: What the Neuroscience of Magic Reveals about Our Everyday Deceptions by Sandra Blakeslee
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