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Think Like a Freak : the Authors of Freakonomics Offer to Retrain Your Brain
by Levitt, Steven D.
 
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Think Like a Freak: the Authors of Freakonomics Offer to Retrain Your BrainThink Like a Freak: the Authors of Freakonomics Offer to Retrain Your Brain (Softcover)
Pub. Date: 2015
Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks
Price: $2.99
Seller: Dream Books Co., Denver, CO, USA
Description: May have heavy wear and markings. May not include digital download codes. Stock photo may be different from actual cover.
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Think Like a Freak: the Authors of Freakonomics Offer to Retrain Your BrainThink Like a Freak: the Authors of Freakonomics Offer to Retrain Your Brain (Softcover)
Pub. Date: 2015
Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks
Price: $3.70
Seller: Dream Books Co., Denver, CO, USA
Description: Minimal signs of wear. Corners and cover may show wear. May contain highlighting and or writing. May be missing dust jacket. May not include supplemental materials. May be a former library book.
Condition: Good
 
 
 
 

More About Think Like a Freak by Levitt, Steven D.
 
 
 
Overview

The New York Times bestselling Freakonomics changed the way we see the world, exposing the hidden side of just about everything. Then came SuperFreakonomics, a documentary film, an award-winning podcast, and more.

Now, with Think Like a Freak, Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner have written their most revolutionary book yet. With their trademark blend of captivating storytelling and unconventional analysis, they take us inside their thought process and teach us all to think a bit more productively, more creatively, more rationally to think, that is, like a Freak.

Levitt and Dubner offer a blueprint for an entirely new way to solve problems, whether your interest lies in minor lifehacks or major global reforms. As always, no topic is off-limits. They range from business to philanthropy to sports to politics, all with the goal of retraining your brain. Along the way, you ll learn the secrets of a Japanese hot-dog-eating champion, the reason an Australian doctor swallowed a batch of dangerous bacteria, and why Nigerian e-mail scammers make a point of saying they re from Nigeria.

Some of the steps toward thinking like a Freak: First, put away your moral compass because it s hard to see a problem clearly if you ve already decided what to do about it. Learn to say I don t know for until you can admit what you don t yet know, it s virtually impossible to learn what you need to. Think like a child because you ll come up with better ideas and ask better questions. Take a master class in incentives because for better or worse, incentives rule our world. Learn to persuade people who don t want to be persuaded because being right is rarely enough to carry the day. Learn to appreciate the upside of quitting because you can t solve tomorrow s problem if you aren t willing to abandon today s dud.

Levitt and Dubner plainly see the world like no one else. Now you can too. Never before have such iconoclastic thinkers been so revealing and so much fun to read."

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  • PID: 17655261906
  • ISBN-13: 9780062218346
  • Publisher: William Morrow & Company
  • Seller: Blue Vase Books
    Notes: The item shows wear from consistent use, but it remains in good condition and works perfectly. All pages and cover are intact (including the dust cover, if applicable). Spine may show signs of wear. Pages may include limited notes and highlighting. May NOT include discs, access code or other supplemental materials.