Wrong Why Experts Scientists Finance Wiz (MP3-CD)

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Explains why experts often give wrong information, the reasons that bad advice gets the most attention and how this has adversely affected society, in a book that offers a way out of this destructive cycle. By the author of A Perfect Man. Simul...

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David H. Freedman is a business and science journalist who has written for the Atlantic Monthly, Newsweek, and Wired, among other publications. He is the author of Brainmakers, Corps Business, and At Large, and coauthor, with Eric Abrahamson, of A Perfect Mess. George K. Wilson has narrated over one hundred fiction and nonfiction audiobook titles, from Thomas L. Friedman to Thomas Pynchon, and has won several AudioFile Earphones Awards. He spent ten years in broadcast news, including for the American Forces Radio and Television Service and for rock radio in San Diego and Los Angeles. An American Academy of Dramatic Arts, West, graduate, his acting career includes stage, film, television, commercials, improvisational comedy, and stand-up. George has written and performed in over five hundred nationally syndicated short news satire features for public radio and NPR and has received a national Corporation for Public Broadcasting Gold Award for Best Public Service Program. He has also scripted and hosted corporate videos for Sony, Merck, IBM, and Price Waterhouse. He is currently working on a suspense short story collection and a thriller novel.
Explains why experts often give wrong information, the reasons that bad advice gets the most attention and how this has adversely affected society, in a book that offers a way out of this destructive cycle. By the author of A Perfect Man. Simultaneous.

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ISBN 9781400166596
Genre SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General
Format CD-Audio
Publisher Date 2010-06-10 00:00:00.0
Publisher Tantor Media Inc
Copyright Year 2010
Height 7.5 in
Wdth 5.5 in
Thickness 0.5 in
Unit weight 0.18 lb
Language English
Subtitle Why Experts (Scientists, Finance Wizards, Doctors, Relationship Gurus, Celebrity Ceos, High-powered Consultants, Health Officials and More) Keep Failing Us-and How to Know When Not to Trust Them
Edition Detail Unabridged
Audience General/trade
Authors Freedman, David H.

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