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The Resource Factfulness : ten reasons we're wrong about the world--and why things are better than you think, Hans Rosling with Ola Rosling and Anna Rosling Rönnlund

Factfulness : ten reasons we're wrong about the world--and why things are better than you think, Hans Rosling with Ola Rosling and Anna Rosling Rönnlund

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Factfulness : ten reasons we're wrong about the world--and why things are better than you think
Title
Factfulness
Title remainder
ten reasons we're wrong about the world--and why things are better than you think
Statement of responsibility
Hans Rosling with Ola Rosling and Anna Rosling Rönnlund
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Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When asked simple questions about global trends--what percentage of the world's population live in poverty; why the world's population is increasing; how many girls finish school--we systematically get the answers wrong. So wrong that a chimpanzee choosing answers at random will consistently outguess teachers, journalists, Nobel laureates, and investment bankers. In Factfulness, Professor of International Health and global TED phenomenon Hans Rosling, together with his two long-time collaborators, Anna and Ola, offers a radical new explanation of why this happens. They reveal the ten instincts that distort our perspective--from our tendency to divide the world into two camps (usually some version of us and them) to the way we consume media (where fear rules) to how we perceive progress (believing that most things are getting worse)
Cataloging source
DAD
Dewey number
302/.12
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • charts
Index
index present
LC call number
HN25
LC item number
.R64 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Factfulness : ten reasons we're wrong about the world--and why things are better than you think, Hans Rosling with Ola Rosling and Anna Rosling Rönnlund
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The gap instinct -- The negativity instinct -- The straight line instinct -- The fear instinct -- The size instinct -- The generalization instinct -- The destiny instinct -- The single perspective instinct -- The blame instinct -- The urgency instinct -- Factfulness in practice -- Factfulness rules of thumb
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
x, 342 pages
Isbn
9781250107817
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), charts (some color)
System control number
  • 1678207
  • (OCoLC)1029003350
  • 1630393
  • (OCoLC)on1029003350
  • 1630393
  • 1678207
  • 1678207
Label
Factfulness : ten reasons we're wrong about the world--and why things are better than you think, Hans Rosling with Ola Rosling and Anna Rosling Rönnlund
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The gap instinct -- The negativity instinct -- The straight line instinct -- The fear instinct -- The size instinct -- The generalization instinct -- The destiny instinct -- The single perspective instinct -- The blame instinct -- The urgency instinct -- Factfulness in practice -- Factfulness rules of thumb
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
x, 342 pages
Isbn
9781250107817
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), charts (some color)
System control number
  • 1678207
  • (OCoLC)1029003350
  • 1630393
  • (OCoLC)on1029003350
  • 1630393
  • 1678207
  • 1678207

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