Thinking, Fast and Slow
Farrar, Straus and Giroux, Oct 25, 2011 - Psychology - 512 pages
Major New York Times bestseller
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... (edited with Edward Diener and Norbert Schwartz) Judgment Under Uncertainty: Heuristics and Biases (edited with Paul Slovic and Amos Tversky) Attention and Effort THINKING, FAST AND SLOW This page intentionally left blank. THINKING,
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.
System 1 • operates automatically and quickly, with little or no effort and no sense of voluntary control. System 2 • allocates attention to the effortful mental activities THINKING, FAST AND SLOW 20.
All these mental events belong with the angry woman—they occur automatically and require little or no effort. The capabilities of System 1 include innate skills that we share with other animals. We are born prepared to perceive the ...
The knowledge is stored in memory and accessed without intention and without effort. Several ofthe mental actions in the list are completely involuntary. You cannot refrain from understanding simple sentences in your own language or ...
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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