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User Review  - rynk - LibraryThing

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

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User Review  - Razinha - LibraryThing

You are given the following problem: 1) You have the opportunity to learn some things about decision-making but must filter the 100 or so pages from 500 yourself to determine if any of them are new 2 ... Read full review

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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  - antao - LibraryThing

Daniel Kahneman got the Nobel Prize some 20 years ago for research done since 1969 on human judgement and decision making. In 2011 he published the best-seller, "Thinking Fast, Thinking Slow", a ... 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  - PDCRead - LibraryThing

I have read a fair number of books on behavioural economics in the past and was really looking forward to reading this one. It is a good book, a lot of what Kahneman has written about in here has been ... 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  - RobertDay - LibraryThing

I bought a copy of this book on the recommendation of a colleague in the software testing community, and I struggled with it until bailing out at around the 65% mark. The basic premise, that we have a ... 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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