National Security Through a Cockeyed Lens: How Cognitive Bias Impacts U.S. Foreign Policy

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National Security Through a Cockeyed Lens: How Cognitive Bias Impacts U.S. Foreign Policy

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Description

How do mental errors or cognitive biases undermine good decision making?" This is the question Steve A. Yetiv takes up in his latest foreign policy study, National Security through a Cockeyed Lens.Yetiv draws on four decades of psychological, historical, and political science research on cognitive biases to illuminate some of the key pitfalls in our leaders’ decision-making processes and some of the mental errors we make in perceiving ourselves and the world… [From Amazon.com]

ISBN

9781421411255

Publication Date

2013

Publisher

Johns Hopkins University Press

City

Baltimore, Maryland

Keywords

National security, Decision making, Foreign relations, United States

Disciplines

American Politics | Cognitive Psychology | International Relations | National Security Law