Thinking, Fast and Slow
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Amos told the class about an ongoing program of research at the University of Michigan that sought to answer this question: Are people good intuitive statisticians? We already knew that people are good intuitive grammarians: at age four ...
I was more intuitive and rooted in the psychology of perception, from which we borrowed many ideas. We were sufficiently similar to understand each other easily, and sufficiently different to surprise each other.
... likely to be reported than the transgressions of lawyers and doctors. My intuitive impression could be INTRODUCTION 7.
My intuitive impression could be due entirely to journalists' choices of topics and to my reliance on the availability heuristic. Amos and I spent several years studying and documenting biases of intuitive thinking in various ...
Our method did not change: we spent many days making up choice problems and examining whether our intuitive preferences conformed to the logic of choice. Here again, as in judgment, we observed systematic biases in our own decisions, ...
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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