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Rock breaks scissors

William Poundstone

Rock breaks scissors

a practical guide to outguessing and outwitting almost everybody

by William Poundstone

  • 333 Want to read
  • 21 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Human behavior,
  • Prediction (Psychology),
  • Choice (Psychology)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 270-294) and index.

    StatementWilliam Poundstone
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBF611 .P67 2014
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 302 pages
    Number of Pages302
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26885167M
    ISBN 100316228060
    ISBN 109780316228060
    LC Control Number2014931470
    OCLC/WorldCa860755400

      I have to admit, I bought Rock Breaks Scissors: A Practical Guide to Outguessing and Outwitting Almost Everybody because of the title. I was between this and Fortune's formula. I thought how can one write a book about rock-paper-scissors strategies? Would that include lizard and Spock also? It turns out there's only one chapter about the game.   Rock breaks scissors. Scissors cut paper. Paper covers rock. The rules are simple—except when it's people's lives at stake. When Lizzy's parents discover the damage she can do with her mind, they hide her away, trying to save her from life as a human lab rat and trying to save others from her power. But they can't hide her forever/5(10).

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    Rock Breaks Scissors: A Practical Guide to Outguessing & Outwitting Almost Everybody William Poundstone. Little, Brown, $27 (p) ISBN In the book’s second half, the. Rock breaks scissors. Scissors cut paper. Paper covers rock. The rules are simple—except when it’s people’s lives at stake. When Lizzy’s parents discover the damage she can do with her mind, they hide her away, trying to save her from life as a human lab rat and trying to save others from her power. But they can’t hide her forever.


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