The Resource Wrong : why experts* keep failing us--and how to know when not to trust them : *scientists, finance wizards, doctors, relationship gurus, celebrity CEOs, high-powered consultants, health officials, and more, David H. Freedman

Wrong : why experts* keep failing us--and how to know when not to trust them : *scientists, finance wizards, doctors, relationship gurus, celebrity CEOs, high-powered consultants, health officials, and more, David H. Freedman

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Wrong : why experts* keep failing us--and how to know when not to trust them : *scientists, finance wizards, doctors, relationship gurus, celebrity CEOs, high-powered consultants, health officials, and more
Title
Wrong
Title remainder
why experts* keep failing us--and how to know when not to trust them : *scientists, finance wizards, doctors, relationship gurus, celebrity CEOs, high-powered consultants, health officials, and more
Statement of responsibility
David H. Freedman
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Explains why experts often give wrong information, the reasons that bad advice gets the most attention, and how it has adversely affected society, and offers suggestions to eliminate this destructive cycle
Cataloging source
DLC
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1954-
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Freedman, David H.
Dewey number
001
Index
index present
LC call number
BF378.E94
LC item number
F74 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
NLM call number
  • 2010 G-372
  • BF 378.E94
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Expertise
  • Trust
  • Reliability
  • Error
  • Professional Competence
  • Trust
Label
Wrong : why experts* keep failing us--and how to know when not to trust them : *scientists, finance wizards, doctors, relationship gurus, celebrity CEOs, high-powered consultants, health officials, and more, David H. Freedman
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Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Some expert observations -- The trouble with scientists, Part 1 -- The certainty principle -- The idiocy of crowds -- The trouble with scientists, Part 2 -- Experts and organizations -- Experts and the media -- The Internet and the technology of expertise -- Eleven simple never-fail rules for not being misled by experts
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (295 pages)
Form of item
online
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)669069565
Label
Wrong : why experts* keep failing us--and how to know when not to trust them : *scientists, finance wizards, doctors, relationship gurus, celebrity CEOs, high-powered consultants, health officials, and more, David H. Freedman
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Some expert observations -- The trouble with scientists, Part 1 -- The certainty principle -- The idiocy of crowds -- The trouble with scientists, Part 2 -- Experts and organizations -- Experts and the media -- The Internet and the technology of expertise -- Eleven simple never-fail rules for not being misled by experts
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (295 pages)
Form of item
online
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)669069565

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