Blink The Power of Thinking Without Thinking

Malcolm Gladwell

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février 2006
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Blink by Malcolm Gladwell is a non-fiction book.  It is about your first instinct, your gut reaction, snap judgments, how you should trust these things. This isn’t a book that you have to read page by page, but rather one where you read little sections at the time, in the order you want. It is extremely interesting. Gladwell describes many experiments that have been made on instinct, including one where a sociologist can determine whether a couple will last or not based on seven minutes with them. It is a great change from constantly reading fiction books and will definitely open your eyes of new ways of thinking.

Alexia Bedat, Reviewer, Alexia's Picks

From the author of The Tipping Point, Malcolm Gladwell's international bestseller Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking is a revolution in the understanding of the mind.An art expert sees a ten-million-dollar sculpture and instantly spots it's a fake. A marriage analyst knows within minutes whether a couple will stay together. A fire-fighter suddenly senses he has to get out of a blazing building. A speed dater clicks with the right person...This book is all about those moments when we 'know' something without knowing why. Here Malcolm Gladwell explores the phenomenon of 'blink', showing how a snap judgement can be far more effective than a cautious decision. By trusting your instincts, he reveals, you'll never think about thinking in the same way again.'Trust my snap judgement, buy this book: you'll be delighted' The New York Times 'Compelling, fiendishly clever' Evening Standard 'Brilliant ... the implications for business, let alone love, are vast' Observer 'Superb ... this wonderful book should be compulsory reading' New Statesman 'Blink might just change your life' Esquire 'Should you buy this book? You already know the answer to that' Independent on Sunday
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