Thinking, Fast and Slow
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CHOICES BERNOULLI'S ERRORS PROSPECT THEORY THE ENDOWMENT EFFECT BAD EVENTS THE FOURFOLD PATTERN RARE EVENTS RISK POLICIES KEEPING SCORE REVERSALS FRAMES AND REALITY PART V. TWO SELVES TWO SELVES LIFE AS A STORY EXPERIENCED WELL-BEING ...
The hope for informed gossip is that there are distinctive patterns in the errors people make. Systematic errors are known as biases, and they recur predictably in particular INTRODUCTION.
We are often confident even when we are wrong, and an objective observer is more likely to detect our errors than we are. So this is my aim for watercooler conversations: improve the ability to identify and understand errors ofjudgment ...
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 ...
We documented systematic errors in the thinking of normal people, and we traced these errors to the design of the machinery of cognition rather than to the corruption ofthought by emotion. Our article attracted much more attention than ...
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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