What did you actually learn from it?RatInTheWoods said:Its not a cliche to say this book changed my life.
What you think will make you happy, those plans you have, how you see the world...
Its all a slight of hand, and your brain is holding you back.
This confronting book will teach you all about how you really work.
Not for the faint hearted...
Its free on the internet.
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In this brilliant, witty, and accessible book, renowned Harvard psychologist Daniel Gilbert describes the foibles of imagination and illusions of foresight that cause each of us to misconceive our tomorrows and misestimate our satisfactions. With penetrating insight and sparkling prose, Gilbert explains why we seem to know so little about the hearts and minds of the people we are about to become.