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User Review  - paven - LibraryThing

A model for how we think. Either fast and lose or slow with the possibility of more correct decisions. Thinking fast we risk jumping to conclusions, not see the broad picture, have planning fallacies ... Read full review

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User Review  - sami7 - LibraryThing

An amazing intro to a field I knew nothing about. Definitely deserves many more re-reads. Would I benefit from it? doubt it. Nonetheless an extremely enjoyable book. PS: Always be cautious of your own mind. Read full review

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User Review  - scottjpearson - LibraryThing

In this book, the author Kahneman shares with us his essential philosophical insights which propelled him to a Nobel Prize. He describes the foundation in neuroscience and psychology which changed his ... Read full review

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User Review  - grandpahobo - LibraryThing

This is a fascinating book. The author explains how the human mind works is a detailed, yet easily understood fashion. I have purchased copies for both my children and will re-read it again. Read full review

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User Review  - sethwilpan - LibraryThing

Among other things, scientific validation of the Hindu concept of maya. Significant implications for creativity and understanding the nature of religious experience. Read full review

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User Review  - sherrihs - LibraryThing

This book is insightful and tought-provoking from beginning to end. A great read for anybody who wants to better understand humans, how they make decisions, and how they view the world. Read full review

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User Review  - ajlewis2 - LibraryThing

This is one of the most detailed books, outside of textbooks, that I've read. It is organized very well. I leave it to you to look for a summary to get an idea of the contents. I listened to an audio ... Read full review

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User Review  - datrappert - LibraryThing

Anyone who has ever studied economics has probably marveled at the ridiculous assumption that economists make: That people weigh the outcome of their choices and make rational decisions. In the past ... Read full review

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User Review  - pauliek79 - LibraryThing

Five stars from me for the amazing subtlety of its observations. Forget ego and id: this is a really convincing model of how we think, make decisions and mistakes, and what that might mean for us and ... Read full review

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User Review  - Katya0133 - LibraryThing

A thoughtful and thought-provoking explanation of cognitive biases related to economics and decision making. Read full review


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