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User Review  - rivkat - LibraryThing

Another behavioral economics book, this one by an academic who won a Nobel Prize for his work on the psychological quirks that make humans very different from the “rational” actors of classical ... Read full review

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User Review  - kushal.gupta - LibraryThing

Looking back to some things, we often feel that had done something wrong in taking decisions, but not intentionally. This book takes you the psychology behind working of our mind, our so called ... Read full review

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User Review  - BenTreat - LibraryThing

This very clearly-written book is a surprisingly quick read. With warmth and humor, Kahneman presents common irrational decision-making blunders; explains why we make the mistake, why it's a blunder at all, and what we ought to do to avoid the blunder. Read full review

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User Review  - ashergabbay - LibraryThing

Daniel Kahneman is an economics Nobel prize winner. His groundbreaking work, with his colleague Amos Twersky, paved the way for behavioral economics. "Thinking, Fast and Slow" is a book that is ... Read full review

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User Review  - KatieBrugger - LibraryThing

Dr. Kahneman gives the reader a glimpse into the latest research on the mind, revealing that a vast amount of mental processing takes place beneath the level of consciousness. Most of us believe we're ... Read full review

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User Review  - MarkGFaust - LibraryThing

Very readable account of recent research in behavioral economics by a pioneer in the field. Read full review

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User Review  - otterpopmusic - LibraryThing

Fascinating; very readable; a little more mathy than I tend to prefer, but (in Kahneman's terms) that's my lazy System 2 talking. Read full review

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User Review  - reluctantacademic - LibraryThing

Kahneman's writing is engaging. The book leaves you considering how you'll respond to the next problem that comes along. Read full review

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User Review  - dazzyj - LibraryThing

An extraordinarily rich and generous summary of the results of a remarkable lifetime of investigating the way that we humans actually think. Read full review

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User Review  - elimatta - LibraryThing

This book examines interesting ideas, but the author won the Nobel prize for economics, not literature. Dull writing. Read full review


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