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Rock breaks scissors : a practical guide to outguessing and outwitting almost everybody

Poundstone, William (author.).

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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Kenton County.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Erlanger Branch 303.49 P876r 2014 (Text) 33126019699333 Adult Nonfiction Available -
Wm. E. Durr Branch 303.49 P876r 2014 (Text) 33126019699317 Adult Nonfiction Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780316228060
  • ISBN: 0316228060
  • Physical Description: viii, 302 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2014.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 270-294) and index.
Summary, etc.: "Rock breaks scissors is based on a simple principle: people are unable to act randomly. Instead they display unconscious patterns that the savvy person can outguess. The principle applies to friends playing rock, paper, scissors for a bar tab as well as to the crowds that create markets for homes and stocks. With a gift for distilling psychology and behavioral economics into accessible advice, Poundstone proves that outguessing is easy, fun, and often profitable"--Dust jacket flap.
Subject: Human behavior
Choice (Psychology)
Prediction (Psychology)
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