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Book Recommendation: The Power of Intuition by Gary Klein

Book Recommendation: The Power of Intuition
by Gary Klein

Let me precede my discussion of The Power of Intuition by explaining my understanding of the nature of "intuition." An "intuition" is just a thought, produced by the automatic (subconscious) integration of present observations with past experiences. Qua "intuition,"...

Book Recommendation: How to Lie with Statistics  by Darrell Huff

Book Recommendation: How to Lie with Statistics
by Darrell Huff

We are bombarded with factoids and sound bites in political speeches, subway ads, water-cooler conversations—everywhere. It takes a sharp focus to separate the babble from the facts. For guidance with this important task, I recommend Darrell Huff's classic book, How...

Book Recommendation: When Panic Attacks by David Burns

Book Recommendation: When Panic Attacks
by David Burns

Please ignore the title of this book and read on. David Burns, a well-known cognitive psychologist, has created an insightful guide to help people deal with a wide range of disruptive emotional issues: depression, anxiety, unearned guilt, phobias. In fact, his...

Book Recommendation: The Art of Nonfiction  by Ayn Rand

Book Recommendation: The Art of Nonfiction
by Ayn Rand

The Art of Nonfiction contains a host of insights about the writing process. I recommend it to all serious writers. The book is based on an informal course Ayn Rand gave to some of her associates in 1969. Although a few sections presuppose the original audience, most...

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