Predictably Irrational, Revised and Expanded Edition by Dr. Dan Ariely
The Hidden Forces That Shape Our Decisions

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"A marvelous book… thought provoking and highly entertaining."
—Jerome Groopman, New York Times bestselling author of How Doctors Think

"Ariely not only gives us a great read; he also makes us much wiser."
—George Akerlof, 2001 Nobel Laureate in Economics

"Revolutionary."
New York Times Book Review

Behavioral economist and New York Times bestselling author Dan Ariely offers a much-needed take on the irrational decisions that led to our current economic crisis.

 

About Dr. Dan Ariely

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Dan Ariely is the James B. Duke Professor of Psychology and Behavioral Economics at Duke University. He is the founder and director of the Center for Advanced Hindsight. His work has been featured in many outlets, including the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post, the Boston Globe, and others. He lives in Durham, North Carolina, with his wife, Sumi, and their two creative children, Amit and Neta.
 
Published June 6, 2009 by HarperCollins e-books. 382 pages
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Most people don't know what they want and don't know that they want it—until they see it and the reptilian brain kicks in.

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Irrational behavior is a part of human nature, but as MIT professor Ariely has discovered in 20 years of researching behavioral economics, people tend to behave irrationally in a predictable fashio

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Market theory says cold logic dictates our choices in life. Dan Ariely disagrees.

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In my last post, I review and highly recommend my fellow PT blogger Dan Ariely’s book Predictably Irrational.

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