Thinking, Fast and Slow
Farrar, Straus and Giroux, Oct 25, 2011 - Psychology - 512 pages
Major New York Times bestseller
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THE CHARACTERS OF THE STORY ATTENTION AND EFFORT THE LAZY CONTROLLER THE ASSOCIATIVE MACHINE COGNITIVE EASE NORMS, SURPRISES, AND CAUSES A MACHINE FOR JUMPING TO CONCLUSIONS HOW JUDGMENTS HAPPEN ANSWERING AN EASIER QUESTION PART II.
It elaborates the distinction between the automatic operations of System 1 and the controlled op- erations of System 2, and shows how associative memory, the core of System 1, continually constructs a coherent interpretation of what is ...
Time will tell whether the distinction between intelligence and rationality can lead to new discoveries. 4 THE ASSOCIATIVE MACHINE To begin your exploration of the. SPEAKING OF CONTROL “She did not have to struggle to stay on task for ...
THE ASSOCIATIVE MACHINE To begin your exploration of the surprising workings of System 1, look at the following words: Bananas Vomit A lot happened to you during the last second or two. You experienced some unpleasant images and ...
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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