The Truth-Seeker’s Handbook: A Science-Based Guide
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Giveaway dates: Jul 08 - Oct 01, 2018
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Shortcuts save time and energy - that's why we use them - but occasionally they create personal or societal disasters. If we could only remember to search for the truth before major decisions, we'd all be b ...more
Do you feel that sometimes you are just lost among the flood of opinionated statements from businessman, religious leaders and politicians? Do you feel disoriented when targeted messages and advertisements are bombarding you from all angles? Do you ...more
This book reads as if the author considers the reader stupid. The biggest example is in the captions for each photo. Picture of people looking at a map and the caption says people looking at a map. I never would of known that without the caption to help.
It introduces the reader to the various biases modern people may suffer from, keeping them from accurately perceiving the truth, as well as the tools to overcome them.
The methods are based in science and well documented, and the author gives examples of use as well as anecdotes from his own experiences while explaining how they work.
Gleb also uses real world situations when pointing out the different b ...more
To start, the paperback copy I received is in desperate need of a basic editor for typos and grammatical errors. The number I encountered in the first 10 pages alone left me with a headache. If an author is at the point of going to the printer, for goodness sake, please make sure that the essential editing is done.
After winning this copy, but before receiving it in the mail, I read several articles by the author in the Scientific Amer ...more
There were a few typos and formatting errors. Also, Chapter 52 and 53, despite having different titles, have nearly identical text.
I enjoyed most the chapters that applied EGRIP (Emotions, Goals, Rapport, Information, Positive Reinforcement.) EGRIP is a ...more
This book gives a lot of insight into how our brains work and helps us tell truth from untruth. It was very insightful in how to keep ourselves from falling into the pit of falsehoods that seems to surround us every day. It did seem a bit repetitive from time to time but otherwise a very helpful tool.
Co-Founder and President, Intentional Insights
Co-Founder, Pro-Truth Pledge
Assistant Professor, The Ohio State University
Speaker and Consultant, on Decision-Making, Emotional and Social Intelligence, and Truth and Integrity
Dr. Gleb Tsipursky is passionate about promoting truth-oriented behavior, rational thinking, and wise decision-making. He r ...more