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User Review  - RabbitHoller - LibraryThing

A creative thinker, in the realms of psychology, logic and statistics, Kahneman has the patience to give many examples of how the way we think is affected by a dialectic between intuition and reason ... Read full review

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User Review  - JanesList - LibraryThing

I've been wanting to read Kahneman ever since I heard that someone had won the Nobel Prize for explaining to economists that humans don't act rationally. This book is quite readable (although if you ... Read full review

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User Review  - Fouad_Bendris - LibraryThing

Wonderful book around faith vs. rationality - True facts vs. irrational beliefs !When the alchemy coexists over Cognitive Psychology and Neo-Classical Economics paradigms ... Among things I ... Read full review

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User Review  - wvlibrarydude - LibraryThing

A very interesting look at psychology of perception and decision making. Since I am not a researcher or specialist in this area, I cannot vouch for the accuracy of his positions. Still, this is an interesting read that will make one question their thought process. Read full review

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User Review  - dickmanikowski - LibraryThing

Fascinating study of how humans think. The author posits that humans have two distinct thinking systems. One involves quick decisions based on moods, impressions, and an intuitive response to evidence ... Read full review

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User Review  - gbsallery - LibraryThing

I have never read a book so densely packed with wisdom and insight. Thought-provoking on every page (even more so than Jonathan Haidt's recent work, which is referenced within), this really is a book ... Read full review

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User Review  - mbmackay - LibraryThing

This is a wonderful book. The basic premise is that the human brain has evolved from an animal brain by adding the cerebral cortex (the 'rational' bit) to the pre-existing brain. We now have two ... Read full review

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User Review  - pollgott - LibraryThing

I first encountered the work of Daniel Kahneman and his collaborator Amos Tversky when I was in graduate school. A student of artificial intelligence, I was keenly interested in the question of how to ... Read full review

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User Review  - Pennydart - LibraryThing

I first encountered the work of Daniel Kahneman and his collaborator Amos Tversky when I was in graduate school. A student of artificial intelligence, I was keenly interested in the question of how to ... Read full review

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User Review  - bpoid - LibraryThing

A brilliant book that brings psychology to bear on economic behaviour. Too many economists write/act as though economic behaviour is a purely rational activity- a vain quest to be as they understand the physical sciences Read full review


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