The Undoing Project: A Friendship That Changed Our Minds


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W. W. Norton & Company
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5.4 X 8.1 X 0.9 inches | 0.64 pounds

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About the Author

Michael Lewis is University Distinguished Professor of Pediatrics and Psychiatry and Director of the Institute for the Study of Child Development at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. He also is Professor of Psychology, Education, Cognitive Science and Biomedical Engineering at Rutgers University. Dr Lewis has published more than 300 articles in scientific journals and has written or edited more than 35 books, including Social Cognition and the Acquisition of Self (1979), Children's Emotions and Moods: Developmental Theory and Measurement (1983), Shame: The Exposed Self (1992) and Altering Fate: Why the Past Does Not Predict the Future (1997). He edited the Handbook of Developmental Psychopathology, 2nd edition (2001) and the Handbook of Emotions, 3rd edition (2009). He recently won the Urie Bronfenbrenner Award from the American Psychological Association for Lifetime Contribution to Developmental Psychology in the Service of Science and Society.


Hugely important.--Samantha Power
Lewis has written one hell of a love story.--Jennifer Senior
Fascinating stories about intriguing people.--Cass Sunstein and Richard Thaler
Brilliant... Lewis has given us a spectacular account of two great men who faced up to uncertainty and the limits of human reason.--William Easterly
Intellectually mesmerizing and inspiring.
Mind-blowing... [The Undoing Project] will raise doubts about how you personally perceive reality.--Don Oldenburg
Michael Lewis has a genius for finding stories about people who view reality from an unusual angle and telling these stories in a compulsively readable way.--Geoffrey Kabat
A fantastic read.--Jesse Singal
Lewis [is a] master of the character-driven narrative.--Charlie Gofen
Tantalizing and tender... Lewis is an irresistible storyteller and a master at illuminating complicated and fascinating subjects.
A must-read.--Greg McKenna
Whatever subject strikes his fancy, Lewis renders it clear and understandable while showcasing its human drama. In the realm of exalted journalistic wizardry, he is surely kin to Tracy Kidder and Malcolm Gladwell.--Dan Cryer