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You Don’t Ever Want To Lose Out On Achieving Super Success In Life On Account Of Cognitive Biases and Blind Spots of Critical Thinking Blighting Your Decision Making? Then Read On!

Are you one of those people who find it difficult to get along with people or read situations? Do you feel that your life would change considerably for the better if you could get rid of your cognitive biases and improve your critical thinking skills? Have you always been awed at the sight of some people being able to feel comfortable in whatever situation life puts them in? Would you like to be one of those people? Do you also worry about your irrational behavior becoming a stumbling block in your personal and professional growth? What if you were told that you could find a great way of getting rid of your biases, blind spots, and display of irrational behavior? Do you think that there is nothing on the face of this world that can help you overcome your predilection to make a hash of your social interactions? Then this book is what squarely addresses your concerns. 

By listening to this book, you get to:

  • Understand what cognitive biases and blind spots of critical thinking are.
  • Understand the Impact of critical thinking on decision-making.
  • Understand what critical thinking is and how it can stop you from following irrational mental models of thinking.
  • Learn to be great at critical thinking and optimal decision-making.

Listening to this book will bring about an epiphany of your mind and transform your life. But only if you act now.

PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio.

©2019 Phillip T. Erickson (P)2019 Phillip T. Erickson

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Informative Audiobook!

I loved the book, but it can be quite challenging to finish due to its monotonous recital.

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Great

Great book for introduction how does critical thinking work. A step by step to guide a reader to understand the concept of critical thinking!

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by far the best book

This book was a quick and enjoyable read offering easily understood anecdotes and real-life examples of why critical thinking is so important in today's society as well as suggestions and strategies for how we can all begin to immediately strengthen our own critical thinking skills.

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Inspiring and insightful

It has a bunch of little tips and guides throughout the book to help one improve their brain power. One major theme of the book is questioning our own interpretations and those of others.

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Great Book

It really provides insight and I really liked it because it puts many things into how you view your life and each chapter is short enough to explain what each cognitive biases are.

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The information was concise and uncluttered, making the reading and comprehension easier to remain in focus.

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Easy and Pratical

It gives you a high value and a short period of time, is really helpful and easy to understand also gives you quick tips for its implementation.

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great resource, quick and memorable

a complete set of cognitive biases to reinforce into one's mind. excellent 1st time through but I might like to hear it again!

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overloaded

This was an excellent primer on Critical Thinking and I would recommend it to anyone and everyone. Any serious student should master this content if he expects to be a serious professional.

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practical examples!

The book is practical and great full of pieces of advice and can really help if applied with commitment. I love it

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  • Elizabeth R.
  • 04-01-21

Take this with a grain of salt

I appreciated the premise of the book and the points it made. I would have liked there to be more examples/applications of each argument. The narration was difficult to listen to (some sort of stuttering or broken sentence repetition). Overall, I liked the points made.

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  • Ron Void
  • 03-12-20

Listening to the narrator lessened my interest.

I think the paperback might be a better choice.
I really had a hard time listening to this one. No one is perfect but this is your product, and your narrator is a part of your marketing. Just being honest here. I couldn't tell if the chapters were being read by a computer or a really tired human.

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  • Kevin Koenitzer
  • 20-08-19

Really lacking

The work makes tons of statements without any data to corroborate it. A quick search of the author's name turns up no credentials or information of any kind.

The reader pronounced the word "cognitive" as "cawgnateev" and it drove me nuts, considering the word is used in every other line in the first 4 chapters of the book.

The insights are barely insights and more common sense than anything else.

For someone with no critical thinking experience whatsoever it might be helpful--for everyone else, don't waste your money: There is nothing in this book that you can't Google and answer for yourself within 5 minutes.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 13-04-21

Not willing to listen.

Reading naration is not good for listening practice. It is as if reading for himself.

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  • Shaka
  • 13-01-21

narrator was a computer or a disinterested person.

narration was so boring that it made the content less interesting. I love the content but would've appreciated it more if the narration were better.

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  • Carole Kim
  • 01-08-19

Good one

If you are a human; you should listen to this course. If you are would like to learn more about humans and know English, this is a great choice for you as well

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  • Jessica Moore
  • 01-08-19

Amaazing

Easy to listen to, stories and examples are given to support understanding complex insights. The material is comprehensive and remarkably useful.

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  • Audra Lowe
  • 01-08-19

Lots of information

Scott Lovell is whip-smart and doesn't pander or cow toe from the truth. He discusses the realities of our brain's shortcomings in a way that I found extremely enlightening.

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  • Virginia Pemberton
  • 01-08-19

one of the best

This is one of the most interesting and valuable books I have found. It draws upon the consensus of a great body of science and studies to provide often un-intuitive looks at how the mind works.

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  • John Saito
  • 01-08-19

very fair and well researched

It helped me understand the importance of critical thinking and how to integrate it into everyday life. A book that can be applied in both your professional and personal life.