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作者 Cummins, Denise D
書名 Good Thinking : Seven Powerful Ideas That Influence the Way We Think
出版項 New York : Cambridge University Press, 2012
國際標準書號 9781139419260 (electronic bk.)
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附註 Cover -- Good Thinking -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- Figures -- Tables -- Acknowledgments -- ONE: Introduction -- TWO: Game Theory -- The Basics of Game Theory -- Game Theory and the Battle of the Sexes -- Game Theory and Avoiding Mary's Inappropriate Co-Worker -- Game Theory and Deciding Whether or Not to Trust -- Experimental Economics: What Do People Actually Do? -- Differences in Power and Status Influence How Fairly We Treat Others -- Neuroscience Makes It Clearer Why We Behave the Way We Do -- The Evolution of Cooperation -- THREE: Rational Choice -- How the "Big Boys" Think about Decision Making -- How to Be More Bayesian -- When We Are Not Bayesian -- How the Question Is Framed Determines Whether You Get It Right or Wrong -- Your Brain on Decision Making -- Decision Making in the Real World: The Economic Meltdown of 2008 -- FOUR: Moral Decision Making -- Church and State Weigh in on Morality -- What David Hume Had to Say -- What Immanuel Kant Had to Say -- What Jeremy Bentham and John Stuart Mill Had to Say -- What Seems Right to Us: The Psychology of Moral Judgment -- Yes, but What Is Morality for? -- FIVE: The Game of Logic -- A Journey into Logic Land -- Just How Logical Are People, Really? -- What to Do When the World (or Your Mind) Changes -- SIX: What Causes What? -- The Paradox of Causality -- How the Experts Decide What Causes What -- How Your Brain Decides What Causes What -- What Is Necessary? What Is Sufficient? -- How What You Believe Influences How You Decide -- The Causal Paradox Revisited: What Infants Told Us -- SEVEN: Hypothesis Testing -- Confirmation Bias: Tell Me I'm Right -- A More Realistic Study of Confirmation Bias -- When Your Brain Is Biased -- Science: How We Got Here -- Prove I'm Wrong, or Give Me the Most Bang for the Buck? -- Ok, Show Me I'm Wrong -- Stopgaps and Backup Systems
EIGHT: Problem Solving -- When Problems Are Well-Defined -- When Problems Are Not So Well-Defined -- Finding the Way There -- Artificial Intelligence: Machines That Think -- How Experts Solve Problems -- Insight and Genius -- NINE: Analogical Reasoning -- Analogy as It Should Be Done -- Analogy: How It Is Actually Done -- Why Analogy Is the Core of Cognition -- References -- Index
This book explains how the brightest thinkers judge the ways we decide, argue, solve problems, and tell right from wrong
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
鏈接 Print version: Cummins, Denise D. Good Thinking : Seven Powerful Ideas That Influence the Way We Think New York : Cambridge University Press,c2012 9780521192040
主題 Thought and thinking.;Game theory.;Rational choice theory
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