Quirkology

The Curious Science of Everyday Lives

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Ever wondered why bad musicians always win the Eurovision Song Contest, or how incompetent politicians get elected? You need some Quirkology in you life. While other scientist beaver away on obvious problems, Richard Wiseman has been busy uncovering ...Continua
Ha scritto il 23/11/10
An interesting book, covering a lot of real-world large-scale experiements on our common (mis)conception and myths on various topics. Funnily enough, the book comes with scientific explanation and deduces effective methodlogy for making/identifying ...Continua
Ha scritto il 27/06/10
Well written insight into some of the stranger things psychologists research, such as the funniest joke in the world, how to write the perfect personal ad and comparing the relative helpfulness and honesty of different groups.
Ha scritto il 04/06/10
Quirky professor, quirky experiments. Makes me want to do my own quirky experiments with unsuspecting strangers. But without any training in psychology, my experiments would probably just turn out to be pranks.
Ha scritto il 11/05/09
Very funny in terms of having all those experiences on what we encounter daily without knowing why. Love the part about what are the best lines in the first date.

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