Free writing3.gladwell

Free writing3.gladwell - Free writing 1/16/08 Kimberly...

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Free writing – 1/16/08 Kimberly Rauch Gladwell – Chapters 6 -7 and Afterword In these last few chapters Gladwell comes to an idea and tells us a way to us thin- slicing, rapid cognition and snap judgments in an advantageous way. He overviews important experiments and ideas he went over in the book and tells us what happens with each of these and how to use them as a guide to thinking without thinking. The most prominent idea in this last section of the book, I believe, was the classical music and the screen between the judges and the musician. I think it opens our eyes to the idea that snap judgments based on looks, gender, race, etc are not always applicable. He wants us to use our snap judgments and thin-slicing it seems all the time. However, when he brings this classical music situation to light we realize he is not quite doing that. In fact he is doing the opposite. He is trying to teach the reader to think when it is necessary and to use quick judgments when it is necessary. He wants us to be unbiased in our thinking and not
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