Thinking, Fast and Slow
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THE LAW OF SMALL NUMBERS ANCHORS THE SCIENCE OF AVAILABILITY AVAILABILITY, EMOTION, AND RISK TOM W'S SPECIALTY LINDA: LESS IS MORE CAUSES TRUMP STATISTICS REGRESSION TO THE MEAN TAMING INTUITIVE PREDICTIONS 109 119 129 137 146 156 166 ...
Do people have a similar intuitive feel for the basic principles of statistics? ... the favorite hangout of bohemians and professors in Jerusalem, and planned a study ofthe statistical intuitions ofsophisticated researchers.
We were not seriously looking for the correct answer to the statistical questions we posed. Our aim was to identify and analyze the intuitive answer, the first one that came to mind, the one we were tempted to make even when we knew it ...
The resemblance of Steve's personality to that of a stereotypical librarian strikes everyone immediately, but equally relevant statistical considerations are almost always ignored. Did it occur to you that there are more than 20 male ...
Scholars in other disciplines found it useful, and the ideas of heuristics and biases have been used productively in many fields, including medical diagnosis, legal judgment, intelligence analysis, philosophy, finance, statistics, ...
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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
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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