Thinking, Fast and Slow
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OVERCONFIDENCE THE ILLUSION OF UNDERSTANDING THE ILLUSION OF VALIDITY INTUITIONS VS. FORMULAS EXPERT INTUITION: WHEN CAN WE TRUST IT? THE OUTSIDE VIEW THE ENGINE OF CAPITALISM PART IV. CHOICES BERNOULLI'S ERRORS PROSPECT THEORY THE ...
I hope for watercooler conversations that intelligently explore the lessons that can be learned from the past while resisting the lure of hindsight and the illusion of certainty. The focus of part 4 is a conversation with the discipline ...
ILLUSIONS To appreciate the autonomy of System 1, as well as the distinction between impressions and beliefs, take a good look at figure 3. This picture is unremarkable: two horizontal lines of different lengths, with fins appended, ...
If you have already encountered this image, however, you recognize it as the famous Müller-Lyer illusion. As you can easily confirm by measuring them with a ruler, the horizontal lines are in fact identical in length.
It is an illusion—a cognitive illusion—and I (System 2) was taught how to recognize it and advised not to believe it or act on it. The question that is most often asked about cognitive illusions is whether they can be overcome.
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Good introduction to Kahneman and Tversky's work. The social priming stuff has been hit with the replication crisis, so I will try to take it all in with a grain of salt. The ending discussion of the ... 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