Thinking, Fast and Slow
Farrar, Straus and Giroux, Oct 25, 2011 - Psychology - 512 pages
Major New York Times bestseller
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... and Frames (edited with Amos Tversky) Well-Being: The Foundations ofHedonic Psychology (edited with Edward Diener and Norbert Schwartz) Judgment Under Uncertainty: Heuristics and Biases (edited with Paul Slovic and Amos Tversky) ...
Thought and thinking. 2. Decision making. 3. Intuition. 4. Reasoning. I. Title. BF441 .K238 2011 153.4'2—dc23 2011027143 Designed by Abby Kagan www.fsgbooks.com In memory of Amos Tversky This page intentionally left blank.
Daniel Kahneman. In memory of Amos Tversky This page intentionally left blank. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. DEDICATION PAGE.
However, I trace the central ideas to the lucky day in 1969 when I asked a colleague to speak as a guest to a seminar I was teaching in the Department of Psychology at the Hebrew University ofJerusalem. Amos Tversky was THINKING, ...
Amos Tversky was considered a rising star in the field of decision research—indeed, in anything he did—so I knew we would have an interesting time. Many people who knew Amos thought he was the most intelligent person they had ever met.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - benkaboo - LibraryThing
Summary: Provocative book that suggests we are far less in control of how we think than we (or at least I) had any idea. Things I liked: Lots of evidence and experiments to back up his findings ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - PattyLee - LibraryThing
OK, I won't lie to you. Caveats first. I was an English major and I love science. Math, not so much. A couple of the chapters near the end of the book had my eyes crossing, but I did not give up and ... Read full review