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Hallinan, Joseph.

Summary: "A few years ago, Joe Hallinan, a reporter for The Wall Street Journal, met a tough law-and-order Texan named Jack Kyle, who had been a Texas prison warden in the 1960s and had worked in the penal system nearly all his adult life. It used to be, Kyle told Hallinan, that nobody wanted prisons. But after the Texas economy went bust in the mid-1980s, people began to reconsider prisons, and 'now,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 365 HAL

Hallinan, Joseph T.

Summary: Hallinan sets out to explore the captivating science of human error, and delves into psychology, neuroscience, and economics to discover why some of the same qualities that make us efficient also make us error-prone.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Broadway Books 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 153 HAL

Hallinan, Joseph T.

Summary: Presents an analysis of the human inclination toward self-deception that explains how selective misperception influences every major aspect of life, has powerful placebo effects, and does not always have negative consequences.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Inc 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 153 HAL

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