Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking
Paperback, 304 pages
Published 14 February, 2006 by Penguin Books Ltd
An art expert sees a ten-million-dollar sculpture and instantly spots it’s a fake. A marriage analyst knows within minutes whether a couple will stay together. A fire-fighter suddenly senses he has to get out of a blazing building. This book is all about those moments when we ‘know’ something without knowing why.
‘Mesmerizing’ Time An 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
14 February, 2006
Penguin Books Ltd