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Blink

The Power of Thinking Without Thinking

Blink( )
Author: Gladwell, Malcolm
ISBN:978-0-7139-9844-3
Publication Date:Feb 2005
Publisher:Penguin Books, Limited
Imprint:Allen Lane
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $32.95
Book Description:

An art expert sees a ten-million-dollar sculpture and in a flash realizes it is fake. A fire-fighter makes a split-second decision to get out of a blazing building just before it collapses. A marriage analyst studies a fifteen-minute video of a couple and accurately predicts whether they will stay together. A police officer reads a life-or-death situation in the heat of the moment. A speed dater suddenly clicks with the right person . . .

Blinkis all about those moments when...
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Book Details
Pages:240
Detailed Subjects: Psychology / Cognitive Psychology & Cognition
Education / Decision-Making & Problem Solving
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):15.4 x 23.4 x 2.2 cm
Book Weight:0.378 Kilograms
Author Biography
Gladwell, Malcolm (Author)
In 2005, Time named Malcolm Gladwell one of its 100 most influential people. He is the author of three books, each of which reached number one on the New York Times Best Seller list. They are: The Tipping Point, Blink, and Outliers. His fourth book, What the Dog Saw and Other Adventures was published in 2009.

He is a is a British-born Canadian journalist and author. Gladwell was a reporter for the Washington Post from 1987 to 1996, working first as a science writer and then as New York City bureau chief. Since 1996, he has been a staff writer for The New Yorker. He graduated with a degree in history from the University of Toronto's Trinity College in 1984.

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