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Quirkology : how we discover the big truths in small things / Richard Wiseman.

Authors: Wiseman, Richard (Richard John), 1966-
Call number: 150.72 WIS
Publisher: New York : Basic Books, c2007.
Publication date: c2007.
Subject: Psychology -- Popular works.
Psychology, Applied.
Title: Quirkology : how we discover the big truths in small things / Richard Wiseman.
Physical description: xii, 323 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Contents note: Introduction : exploring the backwaters of the human brain -- What does your date of birth really say about you? : the new science of chronopsychology -- Trust everyone, but always cut the cards : the psychology of lying and deception -- Believing six impossible things before breakfast : psychology enters the Twilight Zone -- Making your mind up : the strange science of decision-making -- The scientific search for the world's funniest joke : explorations into the psychology of humor -- Sinner or saint? : the psychology of when we help and when we hinder -- The pace of life and other quirkological oddities : the future of quirkology Afterword : how to pep up the dullest of dinner parties
Biography note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 283-306) and index.
ISBN: 9780465090792 (alk. paper)
0465090796 (alk. paper)
LCCN: 2007015012
Url for this record: http://sherloc.imcpl.org/?itemid=|library/marc/dynix|1119347
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