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Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking
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Malcolm Gladwell. (2011). Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking. Unabridged Hachette Book Group.

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Malcolm Gladwell. 2011. Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking. Hachette Book Group.

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Malcolm Gladwell, Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking. Hachette Book Group, 2011.

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Malcolm Gladwell. Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking. Unabridged Hachette Book Group, 2011.

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In Blink we meet the psychologist who has learned to predict whether a marriage will last, based on a few minutes of observing a couple; the tennis coach who knows when a player will double fault before the racket even makes contact with the ball; the antiquities experts who recognize a fake at a glance. Here, too, are great failures of "blink": the election of Warren Harding; "New Coke"; and the shooting of Amadou Diallo by police.

Blink reveals that great decision makers aren't those who process the most information or spend the most time deliberating, but those who have perfected the art of "thin-slicing"—filtering the very few factors that matter from an overwhelming number of variables.

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