The Invisible Gorilla By Christopher Chabris And Daniel Simons

1469 Words Nov 9th, 2016 6 Pages
Everything is not what it seems, even the brain can deceive its own master. When brain plays a trick on us, we will not believe anything even with the evidence right before our eyes. In the Invisible Gorilla by Christopher Chabris and Daniel Simons, the authors inform the readers about the illusions that can happen in the daily life. Also, how to noticing about these illusions before making an unforgivable mistake. These illusions are related to how our brain and memory system work. The book will mention about six illusions, experiments, and some others example that related to these illusions. Which also include different methods that people have been trying to make everyone to be more aware of these illusions. The purpose of The Invisible Gorilla is to compel the reader to realize the dangerous of the six illusions in our daily life. One of the more important points the authors discuss in the book is the illusion of potential. Many people always want to find a way to improve their intelligence, which is one of the main reason why there are so many of people have fallen for the false advertisement Sometimes practices can be an excellent way to improving on a certain skill, however, sometimes it is not so effective. For example, in chapter 6, the authors stated about an experiment that related to video games. Many people believed the video games will be useful in training their brain, however, the result of the experiment indicated that the video games did not have any…

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