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 ...
Figure 1 Your experience as you look at the woman's face seamlessly combines what we normally call seeing and intuitive thinking. As surely and quickly as you saw that the young woman's hair is dark, you knew she is angry.
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, ...
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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