Careful: A User's Guide to Our Injury-Prone Minds by Steve Casner

Careful: A User's Guide to Our Injury-Prone Minds

-Gripping, page-turning material . . . a new way of thinking about survival in a world filled with hazards and distractions.- --Charles Duhigg, author of Smarter Faster Better and The Power of Habit A safety expert reveals why few of us are as careful as we think we are, and what we can do about it. The modern world can be a dangerous place, filled with fast cars, smartpho...

Title:Careful: A User's Guide to Our Injury-Prone Minds
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ISBN:1524777153
Edition Language:English
Format Type:Hardcover

Careful: A User's Guide to Our Injury-Prone Minds Reviews

  • Lauren
    May 13, 2017

    This was an interesting and surprisingly witty book that justified all the paranoid behaviors I already have. Lots of scary statistics but also practical ideas about how to be safer.

    *I won this book in a Goodreads giveaway.

  • Pat
    Jun 25, 2017

    This book strengthened my already strong inclinations to avoid preventable injuries and to help family and friends do likewise. The style is clear and conversational. I heartily recommend it.

  • Dlmrose
    Jun 03, 2017

    3.5

  • David Webber
    Jun 13, 2017

    I knew I was in trouble when early in the book I see, "In a recent study, my colleague...found that while driving on open stretches of road, drivers spend significant amounts of their time engaged in what we call mind wandering or task-unrelated thought." Really.

    Statistics are simply presented, usually combined with a corollary from the aviation world, since the author reminds us he is a pilot. No cutting edge psychology here, but instead only simple advice you probably already know and a thoro

    I knew I was in trouble when early in the book I see, "In a recent study, my colleague...found that while driving on open stretches of road, drivers spend significant amounts of their time engaged in what we call mind wandering or task-unrelated thought." Really.

    Statistics are simply presented, usually combined with a corollary from the aviation world, since the author reminds us he is a pilot. No cutting edge psychology here, but instead only simple advice you probably already know and a thorough rehashing of past topics like safety near pools, power tools and texting while driving.

  • Steve Casner
    Jun 15, 2017

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