➩ Educating Intuition Ebook ➯ Author Robin M. Hogarth – Thomashillier.co.uk Every day we make intuitive decisions—from the mundane choice of what clothes to wear to important issues such as which new car feels right or which person would be good for a particular job To vary Every day we make intuitive decisions—from the mundane choice of what clothes to wear to important issues such as which new car feels right or which person would be good for a particular job To varying degrees logic plays a role in these decisions but at a certain point all of us rely on intuition our sixth sense Is this the right way to decide Should we trust our gut feelings When intuition conflicts with logic what should we doIn Educating Intuition Robin M Hogarth lays bare this mysterious process so fundamental to daily life by offering the first comprehensive overview of what the science of psychology can tell us about intuition—where it comes from how it works whether we can trust it From this literature and his own research Hogarth finds that intuition is a normal and important component of thought that has its roots in processes of tacit learning Environment attention experience expertise and the success of the scientific method all form part of Hogarth's perspective on intuition leading him to the surprising—but natural—conclusion that we can educate our sixth sense To this end he offers concrete suggestions and exercises to help readers develop their intuitive skills and habits for learning the right lessons from experienceArtfully and accessibly combining cognitive science the latest research in psychology and Hogarth's own observations Educating Intuition eschews the vague approach to the topic that has become commonplace and provides instead a wholly engaging and practical guide to enhancing our intuitive skills.
- 352 pages
- Educating Intuition
- Robin M. Hogarth
- 13 April 2015 Robin M. Hogarth