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The Resource Predictably irrational : the hidden forces that shape our decisions, Dan Ariely, (electronic resource)

Predictably irrational : the hidden forces that shape our decisions, Dan Ariely, (electronic resource)

Label
Predictably irrational : the hidden forces that shape our decisions
Title
Predictably irrational
Title remainder
the hidden forces that shape our decisions
Statement of responsibility
Dan Ariely
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
UPZ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ariely, Dan
Dewey number
330/.01
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HB74.P8
LC item number
A75 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Decision making
  • Judgment
  • Reasoning
  • Economics
  • Consumer behavior
Label
Predictably irrational : the hidden forces that shape our decisions, Dan Ariely, (electronic resource)
Link
http://vpl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=5E888425-F2DD-479E-A883-2AD3D6BD778A
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Available to Vancouver Residents only
  • Residents of other municipalities should check their local library
  • B002C949KE (Amazon Standard Identification Number (ASIN))
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • The cost of social norms : why we are happy to do things, but not when we are paid to do them
  • ch. 5.
  • The influence of arousal : why hot is much hotter than we realize
  • ch. 6.
  • The problem of procrastination and self-control : why we can't make ourselves do what we want to do
  • ch. 7.
  • The high price of ownership : why we overvalue what we have
  • ch. 8.
  • Keeping doors open : why options distract us from our main objective
  • ch. 9.
  • Introduction : How an injury led me to irrationality and to the research described here
  • The effect of expectations : why the mind gets what it expects
  • ch. 10.
  • The power of price : why a 50-cent aspirin can do what a penny aspirin can't
  • ch. 11.
  • The context of our character, part 1 : why we are dishonest, and what we can do about it
  • ch 12.
  • The context of our character, part 2 : why dealing with cash makes us more honest
  • 13.
  • Beer and free lunches : what is behavioral economics, and where are the free lunches?
  • Thanks
  • ch. 1.
  • List of collaborators
  • Reflections and anecdotes about some of the chapters
  • Thoughts about the subprime mortgage crisis and its consequences
  • Thanks
  • List of collaborators
  • Notes
  • Bibliography and additional readings
  • Searchable terms
  • The truth about relativity : why everything is relative, even when it shouldn't be
  • ch. 2.
  • The fallacy of supply and demand : why the price of pearls, and everything else, is up in the air
  • ch. 3.
  • The cost of zero cost : why we often pay too much when we pay nothing
  • ch. 4.
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Rev. and expanded ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xxxii, 368 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780061958724
Isbn Type
(electronic bk. : Adobe Digital Editions)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • ocn434006410
  • (OCoLC)434006410
Label
Predictably irrational : the hidden forces that shape our decisions, Dan Ariely, (electronic resource)
Link
http://vpl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=5E888425-F2DD-479E-A883-2AD3D6BD778A
Publication
Note
  • Available to Vancouver Residents only
  • Residents of other municipalities should check their local library
  • B002C949KE (Amazon Standard Identification Number (ASIN))
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • The cost of social norms : why we are happy to do things, but not when we are paid to do them
  • ch. 5.
  • The influence of arousal : why hot is much hotter than we realize
  • ch. 6.
  • The problem of procrastination and self-control : why we can't make ourselves do what we want to do
  • ch. 7.
  • The high price of ownership : why we overvalue what we have
  • ch. 8.
  • Keeping doors open : why options distract us from our main objective
  • ch. 9.
  • Introduction : How an injury led me to irrationality and to the research described here
  • The effect of expectations : why the mind gets what it expects
  • ch. 10.
  • The power of price : why a 50-cent aspirin can do what a penny aspirin can't
  • ch. 11.
  • The context of our character, part 1 : why we are dishonest, and what we can do about it
  • ch 12.
  • The context of our character, part 2 : why dealing with cash makes us more honest
  • 13.
  • Beer and free lunches : what is behavioral economics, and where are the free lunches?
  • Thanks
  • ch. 1.
  • List of collaborators
  • Reflections and anecdotes about some of the chapters
  • Thoughts about the subprime mortgage crisis and its consequences
  • Thanks
  • List of collaborators
  • Notes
  • Bibliography and additional readings
  • Searchable terms
  • The truth about relativity : why everything is relative, even when it shouldn't be
  • ch. 2.
  • The fallacy of supply and demand : why the price of pearls, and everything else, is up in the air
  • ch. 3.
  • The cost of zero cost : why we often pay too much when we pay nothing
  • ch. 4.
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Rev. and expanded ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xxxii, 368 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780061958724
Isbn Type
(electronic bk. : Adobe Digital Editions)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • ocn434006410
  • (OCoLC)434006410

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