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The Resource Predictably irrational : the hidden forces that shape our decisions, Dan Ariely

Predictably irrational : the hidden forces that shape our decisions, Dan Ariely

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Predictably irrational : the hidden forces that shape our decisions
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Predictably irrational
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the hidden forces that shape our decisions
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Dan Ariely
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eng
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Index
index present
LC call number
HB74.P8
LC item number
A75 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Predictably irrational : the hidden forces that shape our decisions, Dan Ariely
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Includes bibliographical references, appendix, and index
Contents
How an injury led me to irrationality and to the research described here -- The truth about relativity : why everything is relative, even when it shouldn't be -- The fallacy of supply and demand : why the price of pearls, and everything else, is up in the air -- The cost of zero cost : why we often pay too much when we pay nothing -- The cost of social norms : why we are happy to do things, but not when we are paid to do them -- The influence of arousal : why hot is much hotter than we realize -- The problem of procrastination and self-control : why we can't make ourselves do what we want to do -- The high price of ownership : why we overvalue what we have -- Keeping doors open : why options distract us from our main objective -- The effect of expectations : why the mind gets what it wants -- The power of price : why a 50-cent aspirin can do what a penny aspirin can't -- The context of our character, part I : why we are dishonest, and what we can do about it -- The context of our character, part II : why dealing with cash makes us more honest -- Beer and free lunches : what is behavioral economics, and where are the free lunches?
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24 cm.
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Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxii, 280 p.
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9780061353239
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(OCoLC)212410402

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