From the Publisher
An entertaining illumination of the stupid beliefs that
make us feel wise.
You believe you are a rational, logical being who sees the world
as it really is, but journalist David McRaney is here to tell you
that you''re as deluded as the rest of us. But that''s OK-
delusions keep us sane. You Are Not So Smart is a
celebration of self-delusion. It''s like a psychology class, with
all the boring parts taken out, and with no homework.
Based on the popular blog of the same name, You Are Not So
Smart collects more than 46 of the lies we tell ourselves
About the Author
A two-time winner of the William Randolph Hearst Award,
journalist David McRaney writes the blog youarenotsosmart.com. A
self-described psychology nerd, he lives in Hattiesburg,
About the Book
You Are Not So Smart" is a celebration of self-delusion. It's like a psychology class, with all the boring parts taken out, and with no homework. Collecting more than 60 of the lies people tell themselves every day, McRaney has produced a fascinating synthesis of cutting-edge psychology research to turn minds inside out. 30,000 print.
Published: November 1, 2011
Publisher: Gotham Book Mart
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 1592406599
ISBN - 13: 9781592406593