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Wanted to know about the human brain from a physiological to psychological profile and how this affects our behavior and beliefs As usual his amazing communication skills provides us with ability to understand and comprehend the fascinating content You will learn how the brain is easily fooled to perceive things falsely while also being exposed to techniues in critical thinking and skepticism to counter those false perceptions You will discover how cognitive dissonance and confirmation bias directs us into believing areas of pseudoscience conspiracy theories and the supernatural Guy discusses many areas related to cognitive concepts You will discover how the evolution of the brain in animal and human history lead to historical precedents in time I could not put this book down I read it IN TWO SITTINGS THIS IS NOW two sittings This is now favourite book by Guy harrison and i know i will reread it and I know I will reread it I was a little worried picking up Good Thinking the premise seemed a lot audacious and I was unfamiliar with the author so I had a brief concern that I was ust going to be sold their particular brand of good thinkingMy worries were misplaced its rare to find an author with both critical thinking chops and a passion for change and this book fulfills both purposes Harrison skewers many in his thesis but does so in what I think is a reasonably compassionate albeit firm wayOverall I wouldn t necessarily recommend Good Thinking to those ust starting a ourney of critical thinking nor those already neck deep in a PhD Good Thinking sits as a useful middle of road tome on critical thinking Good Thinking What You Need to Know to be Smarter Safer Wealthier and Wiser by Guy P Harrison Good Thinking is a first rate and practical follow up to his previous excellent book title Think Where Think was about uestioning everything Good Thinking is about presenting practical ways to lead productive lives by leading a lifestyle that is conducive to a healthier brain Accomplished author historian anthropologist and #just all around good human being guy p #all around good human being Guy P provides the public with a useful gem This benefici. We are prone to irrational beliefs that seem to enhance our sense of belonging and ranking Emotional impulses and stress also all too often lead us into traps of misperception and bad udgment      Understanding what science has discovered about the brain makes you better euipped to cope with its built in pitfalls Good Thinking the book and the practice makes clear that with knowledge and the right thinking skills anyone can lead a safer wiser efficient and productive life From the Trade Paperback editi. Nce is God and one cannot believe in anything unproved by science if one wants to be known as a critical thinker The author also preaches humility which was amusing since after reading the book the about author also preaches humility which was amusing since after reading the book the about author page and some of Mr Harrison s website one has the feeling he would not recognize humility if it hit him in the face Read instead Carl Sagan s The Demon Haunted World Science as a Candle in the Dark Even though it needed better editing and had a bit of a doomsday mentality Dr Sagan still did the Dark Even though it needed better editing and had a bit of a doomsday mentality Dr Sagan still did much better ob of doing what Guy Harrison tried to do with this bookNote I received a free copy of this book from Vine in exchange for an honest review Fantastic easy read about the brain and all the influence and importance it has in our lives This should be on everybody s reading list if you are interested in reaching your full potential living well and healthy and want to know all the little tricks your brain plays on you in daily life Good thinking is 100% the only way to go in this fake news saturated chaotic and scary world Rugged reminders on how onerous how much of a daily challenge it is to make good decisions We live in a modern culture that lulls us in to making the uick easy profitable to others often unhealthy non choice From picking out soap to safe driving to making career choices we resist good thinking Our brains develop uickly lazy do loops of rote Harrison in his wrap up chapter states the toughest life long decision we must make is whether or not to have children There is nothing harder and no going back on than raising and training a loving balanced human This book has made me take longer to look at the choices I make I ask why three times before any bite of food I drive defensively use my turn signals and look out for every distracted driver I choose to love the cherished people in my life Guy Harrison has put out a series of books that gives us the tools and knowledge to be better humans in regards to how we perceive reality and truth Good #Thinking Is Another Outstanding #is another outstanding in this series This time Guy has provided us with a everything you ever. The right time know what to look for when evaluating information and understand how your own brain subconsciously clouds your udgment  Think you're too smart to be easily misled Harrison summarizes scientific research showing how easily even intelligent and well educated people can be fooled We all suffer from cognitive biases embellished memories and the tendency to kowtow to authority figures or be duped by dubious 'truths' packaged in appealing stories And as primates we are naturally status seekers so. ,


When I got this book from the library I thought maybe he was Christian upon reading it it was obvious what he didn t think He is Godless plain and simpleI closed it and packed it to return I m not going to read his other books Anatomy learning is fun for me so my favorite part was shrinking down for the brain tour and explanations on how it all works in the first half of the book Second half is choc full of some uite long explanations and examples of critical thinking checking facts uestioning or lack of thinking in a few instances most of which I found reasonably interesting at least enough to keep me reading with ust the odd check to see if WE WERE THERE YET ALL IN were there yet All in I learnt something and I may be a little of a sceptic in the future Everyone comes euipped with a brain preinstalled but few of us understand or appreciate the evolutionary forces that forged the way we use it and that lack of understanding can lead to making critical mistakes during the decision making process Luckily Harrison has penned an approachable owner s manual that explains in part why people make Bad Choices The Way The choices the way the works why and so much At a time when we are bombarded by massive uantities of information being capable of sorting out fact from fiction genuine science from pop peplum and recognizing how our brains can trick us is vital Harrison gently encourages skepticism coupled with critical thinking while exposing the way the brain works to reinforce our beliefs regardless of evidence to the contrary Drawing upon the latest scientific research about both the physiological and psychological aspects of our brains Harrison not only provides a blueprint to better decision making but how to take care of them This enjoyable informative guide should be in every home and public library This is a very good book for general readers As with his previous books Guy P Harrison s style is very friendly and accessible not overly complicated or difficult to grasp The title a bit misleading when it says wealthier As Guy in the boo This is a rambling repetitious book that proposes scie. Critical thinking skills are essential for life in the 21st century In this follow up to his introductory guide Think and continuing his trademark of hopeful skepticism Guy Harrison demonstrates in a detailed fashion how to sort through bad ideas unfounded claims and bogus information to drill down to the most salient facts By explaining how the human brain works and outing its most irrational processes this book provides the thinking tools that will help you make better decisions ask the right uestions at. ,
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