Mindwise: Why We Misunderstand What Others Think, Believe, Feel, and Want

byNicholas Epley
Rating 7 /10 Readability
Read Time 7 hrs Readible On
Published: 2014Read: July 28, 2014Pages: 272
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by Juvoni Beckford@juvoni

To understand others, ask people about their experience and what they are thinking and then listen to them, sounds easy but most of us forget this basic principle. Mindwise talks about how our minds work, how we understand what's happening in the minds of others and even how our mind can give personalities to objects and sometimes treat people as less human. We think we know how people feel, think and what they believe, and continue to get it wrong by our biases and other stereotypes. If we do have to make assumptions, don't expect it to be right and allow people to clarify themselves.

Motivations to Read

Reading mindless would be an opportunity to learn how I can understand others better. It is important to be on a communication level as well as continuing to develop more empathy.

3 Reasons to Read

  • Reduce the misguided assumptions you make about other people and improve your communication
  • Learn more about how the mind works
  • Improve your emotional intelligence
Notes for this book are still being transcribed.
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posted December 12, 2015

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