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User Review  - Mary_Overton - LibraryThing

An aspiring novelist must be a stubborn, irrational, plodding fool. A successful novelist is a lucky, stubborn, irrational, plodding fool. This book explains why most novels are never completed or, if ... Read full review

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User Review  - maryoverton - LibraryThing

An aspiring novelist must be a stubborn, irrational, plodding fool. A successful novelist is a lucky, stubborn, irrational, plodding fool. This book explains why most novels are never completed or, if ... Read full review

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User Review  - LynnB - LibraryThing

Highly entertaining look at behavioural economics. This book helped me think (at least until my "system 2" got tired) about my own cognitive biases and the emotions behind some of my decisions. Mr ... Read full review

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User Review  - chaosmogony - LibraryThing

I'm trying to be more conservative with my 5-star ratings but if anything deserves five it's this. I've been familiar with the research of Kahneman and his late colleague Amos Tversky for several ... Read full review

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User Review  - dono421846 - LibraryThing

About 200 pages longer than needed to convey the core ideas. It does have solid points, but unfortunately the text fails to apply them in any thorough way. There is, in other words, little "payoff ... Read full review

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User Review  - seabear - LibraryThing

I finished this the other day. He is a psychologist and the book is basically trying to demonstrate the hidden and automatic parts of your mind that exert so much influence on your actions, words, and ... Read full review

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User Review  - justindtapp - LibraryThing

Kahneman is a Nobel laureate whose work I was already familiar with, particularly after having read the book Nudge (my review). Thinking Fast and Slow (TFAS) explains the nuts and bolts behind ... Read full review

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User Review  - justindtapp - LibraryThing

Kahneman is a Nobel laureate whose work I was already familiar with, particularly after having read the book Nudge. Thinking Fast and Slow (TFAS) explains the nuts and bolts behind behavioral ... Read full review

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User Review  - HadriantheBlind - LibraryThing

t admitted a bit of doubt when I first started this - the very concepts of Thinking, Fast and Slow, are evident to the student who has had Psych 101 - there are two basic modes of thinking. Automatic ... Read full review

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User Review  - freelancer_frank - LibraryThing

This is a book about the psychological differences between objective statistics and subjective impulses - and the effects of that difference on decision making. Kahneman divides psychology, units of ... Read full review


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