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Have you ever

  • Invested time in something that, in hindsight, just wasn’t worth it?
  • Paid too much in an eBay auction?
  • Continued to do something you knew was bad for you?
  • Sold stocks too late, or too early?
  • Taken credit for success, but blamed failure on external circumstances?
  • Backed the wrong horse?

These are examples of what the author calls cognitive biases, simple errors all of us make in day-to-day thinking. But by knowing what they are and how to identify them, we can avoid them and make better choices: whether in dealing with personal problems or business negotiations, trying to save money or earn profits, or merely working out what we really want in life, and strategizing the best way to get it.

Already an international bestseller, The Art of Thinking Clearly distills cutting-edge research from behavioral economics, psychology, and neuroscience into a clever, practical guide for anyone who’s ever wanted to be wiser and make better decisions. A novelist, thinker, and entrepreneur, Rolf Dobelli deftly shows that in order to lead happier, more prosperous lives, we don’t need extra cunning, new ideas, shiny gadgets, or more frantic hyperactivity, all we need is less irrationality.

Simple, clear, and always surprising, this indispensable book will change the way you think and transform your decision making at work, at home, every day. From why you shouldn’t accept a free drink to why you should walk out of a movie you don’t like, from why it’s so hard to predict the future to why you shouldn’t watch the news, The Art of Thinking Clearly helps solve the puzzle of human reasoning.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “This audio production offers an encyclopedia of insights that, more than just improving our thinking, is a fascinating overview of how instinctual thinking biases can lead us to crazy-wrong conclusions and diminish our effectiveness in everyday life.”

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  • “A serious examination of the faulty reasoning that leads to repeated mistakes by individuals, businesses, and nations…In this fascinating book, Dobelli does not offer a recipe for happiness but a well-considered treatise on avoiding ‘self-induced unhappiness.’”

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  • “Dobelli examines our most common decision-making failings with engaging eloquence and describes how to counter them with instructive good sense.”

    Robert Cialdini, author of Influence

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About the Author

Rolf Dobelli is a bestselling writer and entrepreneur. He is the founder of Zurich.Minds, a community of some of the world’s most famed and distinguished thinkers, scientists, artists, and entrepreneurs, and a cofounder of getAbstract, the world’s largest publisher of compressed knowledge. A novelist, sailor, and pilot, he lives in Lucerne, Switzerland.