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Intuition. 4. Reasoning. I. Title. BF441 .K238 2011 153.4'2—dc23 2011027143 Designed by Abby Kagan www.fsgbooks.com In memory of Amos Tversky This page intentionally left blank. COPYRIGHT PAGE.
Amos told the class about an ongoing program of research at the University of Michigan that sought to answer this question: Are people good intuitive statisticians? We already knew that people are good intuitive grammarians: at age four ...
I was more intuitive and rooted in the psychology of perception, from which we borrowed many ideas. We were sufficiently similar to understand each other easily, and sufficiently different to surprise each other.
... likely to be reported than the transgressions of lawyers and doctors. My intuitive impression could be INTRODUCTION 7.
My intuitive impression could be due entirely to journalists' choices of topics and to my reliance on the availability heuristic. Amos and I spent several years studying and documenting biases of intuitive thinking in various ...
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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
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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