Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking

Non-Fiction, Education
Paperback Published on: 23/02/2006
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Great for all
I loved this book. The simple writing style means you don't have to be a genius to understand it, but the subject matter is still fascinating. The little s... READ MORE
Carol Ann Noble at Carlisle


'Mesmerizing' TimeAn art expert instantly spots a fake. A cop decides whether to shoot. A psychologist accurately predicts a couple's future in minutes. This book is about those moments when we 'know' something without knowing why. It shows that honing your instincts could change the way you think about thinking forever. 'Trust my snap judgement, buy this book: you'll be delighted' David Brooks, The New York Times'Fiendishly clever' Evening Standard'Provocative, fascinating, radical' Fergal Byrne, Financial Times

  • Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
  • ISBN: 9780141014593
  • Number of pages: 304
  • Weight: 224g
  • Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 17 mm

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This book was fab! It really made me think about that gut instinct we all get in everyday situations and at times we ignore it, should we pay more attentio... READ MORE
Sue Molton
A fascinating book that looks at the role that instinct plays in everyday life. Gladwell's points are illuminated by a combination of real-life stories an... READ MORE
David Kohn
Disappointingly old-fashioned ideas about autism that spoil an otherwise good book.
I was enjoying it until Gladwell got to a section in which he discusses autism. The author refers to people as ‘normal’ or autistic. As someone who works w... READ MORE
Lizzie Bl
You learn something new, but at the same time you don't...
Gladwell's books have this one interesting factor to them... You learn something new, but at the same time you don't... In this particular book we look at... READ MORE