Read The Perils of Perception: Why We’re Wrong About Nearly Everything Author Bobby Duffy –

The Perils of Perception: Why We’re Wrong About Nearly Everything Mandatory reading Steven Pinker Do you eat too much sugar What proportion of your country are immigrants What does it cost to raise a child How much tax do the rich pay Are weignorant than we used to be Take a minute to answer these questions No matter how educated you are, this book suggests you are likely to be very wrong indeed Informed by exclusive research acrosscountries, conducted by global polling firm Ipsos, The Perils of Perception investigates why we don t know basic facts about the world around us Using the latest research into the media and decision science, Bobby Duffy asks how we can address our ignorance and why the populations of some countries seem better informed than others Essential reading in the so called post truth era, this book will transform the way you engage with the world

About the Author: Bobby Duffy

Bobby is Chairman of the Ipsos Social Research Institute, which is a team of around 230 researchers in London, Manchester, Edinburgh and Brussels From the end of September 2018, Bobby will take up a new role as Director of the Policy Institute at Kings College London and Professor of Public Policy He has worked across most public policy areas in his career, and has been seconded to the Prime Ministers Strategy Unit and the Centre for Analysis of Social Exclusion CASE at the LSE Bobby also sits on several advisory boards for think tanks and universities, as well as the Campaign for Social Science.

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