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, (electronic 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, (electronic resource)

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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
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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
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Rosling, Hans
Dewey number
302/.12
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • charts
Index
index present
LC call number
HN25
LC item number
.R64 2018eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
  • statistics
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1975-
  • 1975-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Rosling, Ola
  • Rönnlund, Anna Rosling
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Social perception
  • Social indicators
  • Quality of life
  • Quality of life
  • Critical thinking
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Decision-Making & Problem Solving
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, (electronic resource)
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Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
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
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource (x, 342 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781250123817
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, charts.
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aab7a4d3-1136-4809-b21e-fbbd3a33befd
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not applicable
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1030581565
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, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
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
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource (x, 342 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781250123817
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, charts.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
aab7a4d3-1136-4809-b21e-fbbd3a33befd
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1030581565

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