Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking

by Malcolm Gladwell

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Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking

by Malcolm Gladwell


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  • An Instant of Destruction

    Our unconscious dictates a lot of our lives without us even knowing about it. Most of the time, we don’t even have a clue that our brains are taking down so many tiny notes and making decisions based on them. Even when we’re told about it, we probably won’t believe what we hear. That’s the scary par

  • Giving Yourself Time to Think

    There are situations where your unconscious brain does its thin-slicing work wrongly. These circumstances arise when you are in danger and primed to protect yourself and ensure your continued survival. This condition is called over-arousal. When you are over-aroused, time slows down, and sounds be

  • Becoming an Expert of Your Thoughts

    We know that first impressions matter a lot. They set the tone for our relationships with the objects and people that we interact with in life. This is why thin-slicing is important. However, it is also possible to thin-slice wrongly. The book shows us that using a blind sip test is the wrong way

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