Thinking, Fast and Slow
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... had asked ourselves and our respondents. These questions served as demonstrations for the reader, allowing him to recognize how his own thinking was tripped up by cognitive biases. I hope you had such an experience as you read the ...
The operations of System 2 are often associated with the subjective experience of agency, choice, and concentration. The labels of System 1 and System 2 are widely used in psychology, but I go further than most in this book, ...
You experienced a conflict between a task that you intended to carry out and an automatic response that interfered with it. ... We are all familiar with the experience oftrying not to stare at the oddly dressed couple at the neighboring ...
The shape of the response was an inverted V. As you experienced it if you tried Add-1 or Add-3, effort builds up with ... The pupil data corresponded precisely to subjective experience: longer strings reliably caused larger dilations, ...
As you can experience, the request to retrieve and say aloud your phone number or your spouse's birthday also requires a briefbut significant effort, because the entire string must be held in memory as a response is organized.
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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
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - rynk - LibraryThing
A Nobel economist pulls together decades of research in psychology for a big tome with a simple point. We have two brains, one impulsive and one analytical, but both always at work. Professor Kahneman ... Read full review