Books Of Interest: May 16, 2015

I was doing some reading and ran across these books that may be of interest to our readers:

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What Intelligence Tests Miss: The Psychology of Rational Thought      Keith Stanovich

This book was written in 2009 and discusses IQ tests. He is in support that IQ can be measured along with others such as Charles Murray in Bell Curve:Intelligence and Class Structure in American Life and Arthur Jensen in The g Factor:The Science Of Mental Ability but it does not measure rational thinking. I have included a video of the author discussing this:

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Superforecasting: The Art and Science of Prediction     Philip E. Tetlock and Dan Gardner

This is written by the author of Expert Political Judgment and will not be coming out until September 29th, 2015 but you need to put it on your radar screen. I have included a video of the author discussing Expert Political Judgment.

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Misbehaving: The Making of Behavioral Economics     Richard E. Thaler

This book is a clash of the minds between rational economics and the psychology of human beings. This book explores the beginnings of behavioral economics and human behavior. I also have included a video by the author

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