Review: Thinking, Fast and Slow

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In the international bestseller, THINKING, FAST AND SLOW, Daniel Kahneman, the renowned psychologist and winner of the Nobel Prize in Economics, takes us on a groundbreaking tour of the mind and explains the two systems that drive the way we think. System 1 is fast, intuitive and emotional; System 2 is slower, more deliberative and more logical. The impact of overconfidence on corporate strategies ... 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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Not being a psychologist, I like Thinking, Fast and Slow. Kahneman explains in a clear way his research and findings. The chapters are well chosen and compact. However, reading all experiments requires, according to me, some persistence to continue. Personally I liked the statistics but I can imagine not everybody does. All in all an interesting book about a topic I rarely know.
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