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Science  27 Aug 2010:
Vol. 329, Issue 5995, pp. 1017
DOI: 10.1126/science.1192289

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The Invisible Gorilla And Other Ways Our Intuitions Deceive Us by Christopher Chabris and Daniel Simons Crown, New York, 2010. 320 pp. $27, C$32. ISBN 9780307459657.

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Writing for nonspecialists, Chabris and Simon draw from research on attention, perception, memory, and reasoning to discuss how everyday illusions can lead us astray.