Thinking, Fast and Slow
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THE LAW OF SMALL NUMBERS ANCHORS THE SCIENCE OF AVAILABILITY AVAILABILITY, EMOTION, AND RISK TOM W'S SPECIALTY LINDA: LESS IS MORE CAUSES TRUMP STATISTICS REGRESSION TO THE MEAN TAMING INTUITIVE PREDICTIONS 109 119 129 137 146 156 166 ...
Of course these predictions were absurd, but we still found them appealing. It was also clear that our intuitions were governed by the resemblance of each child to the cultural stereotype of a profession. The amusing exercise helped us ...
The reliance on the heuristic caused predictable biases (systematic errors) in their predictions. On another occasion, Amos and I wondered about the rate of divorce among professors in our university. We noticed that the question ...
The arrangement works well most of the time because System 1 is generally very good at what it does: its models of familiar situations are accurate, its short-term predictions are usually accurate as well, and its initial reactions to ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - PattyLee - LibraryThing
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