Think Like a Freak
The revolutionary geniuses and #1 New York Times bestselling authors behind the Freakonomics phenomenon unveil essential tools that will allow you to—“think like a freak”—to see the world more unconventionally, and ultimately, more clearly. In their smash #1 international bestseller... show more
The revolutionary geniuses and #1 New York Times bestselling authors behind the Freakonomics phenomenon unveil essential tools that will allow you to—“think like a freak”—to see the world more unconventionally, and ultimately, more clearly. In their smash #1 international bestseller Freakonomics, Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner showed the world that applying counterintuitive approaches to everyday problems can bear surprising results.In this dynamic, essential book, they turn your brain inside out, teaching you how to think like a freak. Levitt and Dubner analyze the decisions we make, the plans we create, and the morals we choose and show how their insights can be applied to daily life to make smarter, harder, and better decisions.Filled with illustrations and numerous short chapters, each of which functions as a stand-alone entry into their “tool-kit” for living and thinking like a freak, Levitt and Dubner offer entertaining and practical insights, from “The Upside of Quitting” to “How to Succeed—With No Talent.”A must-have handbook for decision-making, Think Like A Freak will radically transform the way you look at every aspect of your life.
Format: Unknown Binding
Publish date: March 25th 2014
Publisher: William Morrow & Company
Pages no: 256
Edition language: English
Horrible read. it did not keep my interest and lacked inmovation.
This book won't be 2.5/5 stars for everyone. If, like myself, you enjoyed Steven and Stephen's earlier volumes, Freakonomics and Superfreakonomics, then congratulations! — you've found a subject area that interests you (albeit a sometimes nebulous one that can show up under the guise of a variety of...
This book does nothing to cure my sickness: footnote-itis. Behind the two-hundred pages of text are another couple of hundred benign-sounding “underlying research citations and other background information", which the authors encourage me to use. Thanks Mr. Levitt. Thanks Mr. Dubner. I needed an ext...