Have you ever had a situation where you instinctively felt you knew the answer right away when you were presented with a challenge?
While often we are encouraged to think through, Malcolm Gladwell argues in his book "Blink" that this is not always needed. Why?
📌 We are able to do "thin-slicing", which refers to our ability to quickly recognize patterns and situations based on very short pieces of information.
📌 Although we often feel we need more information to make a decision, it is an illusion. While we get a feeling of certainty, we are often more prone to make mistakes.
I highly recommend this book where the author combines sociology, psychology, marketing and criminology to explain how our unconscious mind works by using interesting examples.
What are your favorite books these days?
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