<Embed>
& FREE Shipping. Details
Arrives: Friday, July 17 Details
Fastest delivery: Tuesday, July 14
Order within 3 hrs and 55 mins
Details
Only 1 left in stock - order soon.
As an alternative, the Kindle eBook is available now and can be read on any device with the free Kindle app. Want to listen? Try Audible.
Your transaction is secure
We work hard to protect your security and privacy. Our payment security system encrypts your information during transmission. We don’t share your credit card details with third-party sellers, and we don’t sell your information to others. Learn more
You Are Not So Smart: Why... has been added to your Cart
FREE Shipping on your first order. Details
Condition: Used: Good

Other Sellers on Amazon
Add to Cart
$46.19
+ $3.99 shipping
Sold by: Lifos Books
Have one to sell?
Flip to back Flip to front
Listen Playing... Paused   You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition.
Learn more
See all 2 images

Follow the Author

Something went wrong. Please try your request again later.


You Are Not So Smart: Why You Have Too Many Friends on Facebook, Why Your Memory Is Mostly Fiction, an d 46 Other Ways You're Deluding Yourself Hardcover – October 27, 2011

4.4 out of 5 stars 760 ratings

See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions
Price
New from Used from
Kindle
Hardcover
$39.75
$11.99 $6.32

Your guide to mental fitness.
Kevin Hart breaks it all down. Listen free with trial
click to open popover

Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required.

  • Apple
    Apple
  • Android
    Android
  • Windows Phone
    Windows Phone
  • Click here to download from Amazon appstore
    Android

To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number.

kcpAppSendButton

Frequently bought together

  • You Are Not So Smart: Why You Have Too Many Friends on Facebook, Why Your Memory Is Mostly Fiction, an d 46 Other Ways You're Deluding Yourself
  • +
  • You Are Now Less Dumb: How to Conquer Mob Mentality, How to Buy Happiness, and All the Other Ways to Outsmart Yourself
Total price: $50.62
Buy the selected items together

Special offers and product promotions

Editorial Reviews

Review

"Every chapter is a welcome reminder that you are not so smart-yet you're never made to feel dumb. You Are Not So Smart is a dose of psychology research served in tasty anecdotes that will make you better understand both yourself and the rest of us. It turns out we're much more irrational than most of us think, so give yourself every advantage you can and read this book." — Alexis Ohanian, Co-Founder of Reddit.com

"You Are Not So Smart is the go-to blog for understanding why we all do silly things." — Lifehacker.com

"You'd think from the title that it might be curmudgeonly; in fact, You Are Not So Smart is quite big-hearted." — Jason Kottke, Kottke.org

"In an Idiocracy dominated by cable TV bobbleheads, government propagandists, and corporate spinmeisters, many of us know that mass ignorance is a huge problem. Now, thanks to David McRaney's mind-blowing book, we can finally see the scientific roots of that problem. Anybody still self-aware enough to wonder why society now worships willful stupidity should read this book." -David Sirota, author of Back to Our Future: How the 1980s Explain the World We Live In Now

About the Author

A two-time winner of the William Randolph Hearst Award, journalist David McRaney writes the blog youarenotsosmart.com. A self-described psychology nerd, he lives in Hattiesburg, Mississippi.

Product details

Customer reviews

4.4 out of 5 stars
4.4 out of 5
760 customer ratings
How does Amazon calculate star ratings?
Reviewed in the United States on January 5, 2019
Verified Purchase
115 people found this helpful
Comment Report abuse
Reviewed in the United States on August 20, 2017
Verified Purchase
100 people found this helpful
Comment Report abuse
Reviewed in the United States on July 13, 2017
Verified Purchase
27 people found this helpful
Comment Report abuse
Reviewed in the United States on November 24, 2017
Verified Purchase
24 people found this helpful
Comment Report abuse
Reviewed in the United States on March 10, 2017
Verified Purchase
20 people found this helpful
Comment Report abuse
Reviewed in the United States on November 22, 2016
Verified Purchase
20 people found this helpful
Comment Report abuse
Reviewed in the United States on April 6, 2017
Verified Purchase
14 people found this helpful
Comment Report abuse
Reviewed in the United States on February 28, 2016
Verified Purchase
26 people found this helpful
Comment Report abuse

Top international reviews

Andrew Fontenelle
5.0 out of 5 stars You are Not So Smart
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on September 22, 2018
Verified Purchase
2 people found this helpful
Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Report abuse
Kindle Customer
3.0 out of 5 stars I'm not so smart but apparently there is done hope
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on October 29, 2016
Verified Purchase
One person found this helpful
Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Report abuse
Maha Upasika Gotami
5.0 out of 5 stars Fascinating
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on September 15, 2014
Verified Purchase
4 people found this helpful
Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Report abuse
Mr. Alex Buxton
5.0 out of 5 stars Mind Blowing
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on October 3, 2013
Verified Purchase
One person found this helpful
Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Report abuse
Jay Gatsby
5.0 out of 5 stars Should be compulsory reading
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on October 31, 2013
Verified Purchase
One person found this helpful
Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Report abuse
Ian Smith
5.0 out of 5 stars Everyone should read!
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on April 26, 2017
Verified Purchase
3 people found this helpful
Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Report abuse
Rosemary9468
4.0 out of 5 stars THE PROTECTIVE BRAIN?
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on April 11, 2013
Verified Purchase
Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Report abuse
P.G.
3.0 out of 5 stars Entertaining popular science
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on April 18, 2013
Verified Purchase
3 people found this helpful
Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Report abuse
PWS
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on June 14, 2013
Verified Purchase
Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Report abuse
Manto
5.0 out of 5 stars Challenge your sterotypes
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on April 15, 2013
Verified Purchase
One person found this helpful
Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Report abuse
Bigpip
5.0 out of 5 stars Good holiday read
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on June 28, 2014
Verified Purchase
Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Report abuse
Moon cake
5.0 out of 5 stars Read, you won't regret
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on January 4, 2020
Verified Purchase
Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Report abuse
Westham
5.0 out of 5 stars Quite an eye-opener
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on July 20, 2013
Verified Purchase
Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Report abuse
Pale Blue Dot
5.0 out of 5 stars Very interesting
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on November 24, 2016
Verified Purchase
One person found this helpful
Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Report abuse
Paul Orc Like
5.0 out of 5 stars You are not so Smart, but read this and you will be more aware of yourself and others than you were.
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on August 3, 2015
Verified Purchase
Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Report abuse
Pages with related products. See and discover other items: smart city