Why We Make Mistakes: How We Look Without Seeing, Forget Things in Seconds, and Are All Pretty Sure We Are Way Above Average

Why We Make Mistakes

Authors: Joseph T. Hallinan,

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The reason why you open your refrigerator and can’t find your beer is also the reason why you make so many mistakes in your life. You see things, recognize a pattern, but forget to pay attention to the details. In this book, Joseph Hallinan reveals the mysteries behind your mistakes. His stories, parables and anecdotes will help reduce the mistakes you make and help you do better in the future.

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