Because chance and risk aren't just about numbers - it's about what we believe, who we trust and how we feel about the world around us. From a world expert in risk and the bestselling author of The Tiger That Isn't (and creator of BBC Radio 4's More or Less), this is a commonsense (and wildly entertaining) guide to personal risk and decoding the statistics that represent it.
Publisher: Profile Books Ltd
Number of pages: 336
Weight: 237 g
Dimensions: 198 x 130 x 22 mm
Fascinating - Daily Mail
Helping people make sense of the barrage of confusing (and often misrepresented) statistics that riddle every day is a noble goal. - Economist
A fast-paced, whizz-bang style - The Times
Witty and illuminating, essential reading for anyone wanting to know whether they should try skydiving, or accept that third glass of wine - Financial Times
Accessible yet deep, The Norm Chronicles explains how statistical regularities and irregularities are central to every aspect of our lives. If Jonathan Coe and Gerd Gigerenzer were to collaborate on a sardonic self-help book, this is what it might look like. - Andrew Gelman, Professor of Statistics and Political Science, Columbia University
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