Thinking, Fast and Slow
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Many people who knew Amos thought he was the most intelligent person they had ever met. He was brilliant, voluble, and charismatic. He was also blessed with a perfect memory for jokes and an exceptional ability to use them to make a ...
Focus on the voice ofa particular person in a crowded and noisy room. • Look for a woman with white hair. • Search memory to identify a surprising sound. • Maintain a faster walking speed than is natural for you.
... person by the thoughts and actions oflittle people inside the THINKING, FAST AND SLOW 28.
person by the thoughts and actions oflittle people inside the person's head. Grammatically the sentence about System 2 is similar to “The butler steals the petty cash.” My colleagues would point out that the butler's action actually ...
System 1 will detect that a person described as “a meek and tidy soul, with a need for order and structure, and a passion for detail” resembles a caricature librarian, but combining this intuition with knowledge about the small number ...
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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