Thinking, Fast and Slow
Farrar, Straus and Giroux, Oct 25, 2011 - Psychology - 512 pages
Major New York Times bestseller
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Furthermore, skeptical readers would have distanced themselves from the results by attributing judgment errors to the familiar fecklessness of undergraduates, the typical participants in psychological studies.
By and large, though, the idea that our minds are susceptible to systematic errors is now generally accepted. Our research on judgment had far more effect on social science than we thought possible when we were working on it.
System 2 is mobilized to increased effort when it detects an error about to be made. ... System 1 has biases, however, systematic errors that it is prone to make in specified circumstances. As we shall see, it sometimes answers easier ...
Because System 1 operates automatically and cannot be turned off at will, errors of intuitive thought are often difficult to prevent. Biases cannot always be avoided, because System 2 may have no clue to the error.
Intuitive errors are normally much more frequent among egodepleted people, and the drinkers of Splenda showed the expected depletion effect. On the other hand, the glucose drinkers were not depleted. Restoring the level of available ...
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A model for how we think. Either fast and lose or slow with the possibility of more correct decisions. Thinking fast we risk jumping to conclusions, not see the broad picture, have planning fallacies ... Read full review
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Daniel Kahneman got the Nobel Prize some 20 years ago for research done since 1969 on human judgement and decision making. In 2011 he published the best-seller, "Thinking Fast, Thinking Slow", a ... Read full review