Errornomics: Why We Make Mistakes and what We Can Do to Avoid Them

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Ebury Press, 2009 - 279 páginas
From minor lapses (why were so likely to forget passwords) to life-threatening blunders (why anaesthetists used to maim their patients), Pulitzer-Prize winning journalist Joseph T. Hallinan explains the everyday mistakes that shape our lives, and what we can do to prevent them happening.

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Reseña de usuario  - kaitanya64 - LibraryThing

Interesting examination of some of the psychological principles behind human error. My two reservations are that the author sometimes seems to stop abruptly in explaining a concept and switch to a ... Leer reseña completa

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Reseña de usuario  - Informationzmahoe - LibraryThing

The book is basically chock full of knowledge. It stands up to its title, but, be prepared. There is a lot of statistics and studies done in this book so its probably best you read the book slowly ... Leer reseña completa

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Sobre el autor (2009)

Joseph T. Hallinan, a former writer for The Wall Street Journal, is a winner of the Pulitzer Prize and a former Nieman Fellow at Harvard University. He lives in Chicago with his wife and children.

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