Thinking, Fast and Slow
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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.
In at least some cases, an accurate diagnosis may suggest an intervention to limit the damage that bad judgments and choices often cause. ORIGINS This book presents my current understanding of judgment and decision making, ...
The reliance on the heuristic caused predictable biases (systematic errors) in their predictions. On another occasion, Amos and I wondered about the rate of divorce among professors in our university. We noticed that the question ...
It is the counting task—and especially the instruction to ignore one of the teams—that causes the blindness. No one who watches the video without that task would miss the gorilla. Seeing and orienting are automatic functions of System 1 ...
... chinand-forehead rest and stared at a camera while listening to prerecorded information and answering questions on the recorded beats of a metronome. The beats triggered an infrared flash every second, causing a picture to be taken.
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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