Intuition: Its Powers and Perils
CHOICE Outstanding Academic Book list, American Library Association, 2004
Essays adapted from Intuition: Its Powers and Perils
The powers and perils of intuition. Scientific American Mind, June/July, 2007, pp. 24-31.
Intuition or intellect? Los Angeles Times
Do we fear the right things? APS Observer
The power of coincidence. Skeptic
There’s a gut feeling… by Karen Peterson, USA Today
The powers and perils of intuition. Psychology Today, November/December, 2002, pp. 42-52.
The powers and perils of intuition. (PDF) In S. Della Salla (Ed.) (2007), Tall tales about the brain: Things we know, but ain’t so. London: Oxford University Press.
Table of Contents
(Chapter overviews plus links to researchers)
- INTRODUCTION (read it all)
PART I. THE POWERS OF INTUITION
- Thinking Without Awareness
- Social Intuition
- Intuitive Expertise and Creativity
PART II. THE PERILS OF INTUITION
- Intuitions About Our Past and Future
- Intuitions About Our Competence and Virtue
- Intuitions About Reality
PART III. PRACTICAL INTUITION
- Sports Intuition
- Investment Intuition
- Clinical Intuition
- Interviewer Intuition
- Risk Intuition
- Gamblers' Intuition
- Psychic Intuition
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