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User Review  - addunn3 - LibraryThing

This is a very interesting look at how we humans think, and how we think we think! Do we always act in our best interests? Do we make rational economic decisions? Some of the ideas covered by Kahneman ... Read full review

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User Review  - konastories - LibraryThing

Joy's review: Kahneman discusses how humans think. Good stuff, traps our minds lead us into, things we can control, things we can't. A fantastic book for anyone interested in knowing why we do the things we do. Sometimes too many details on the particular experiments, but a terrific book. Read full review

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User Review  - Christina_E_Mitchell - LibraryThing

Reading Progress, Day One: My brain hurts. Reading Progress, Day Two: Mistake to read the Introduction that recommended reading the academic journal articles on which the book is premised. Now that I ... Read full review

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User Review  - nbmars - LibraryThing

Daniel Kahneman won a Nobel Prize in economics for the work he did with his long-time intellectual partner, Amos Tversky. (Tversky probably would have shared in the prize had he lived.) Remarkably ... Read full review

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User Review  - publiusdb - LibraryThing

I'm not entirely sure that I can adequately review Thinking Fast and Slow. It's so chock full of fantastic ideas, insights, and information that I'm afraid even trying to comment on it will make me ... Read full review

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User Review  - Fips - LibraryThing

The qualities of human nature described in Thinking, Fast and Slow are already known to all of us at some level. We are all taught in society to believe in the rational, thinking human being as ... Read full review

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User Review  - JohnPhelan - LibraryThing

Opportunity cost is one of the key concepts of economics; doing this means you can't do that at the same time, for example. The early part of Thinking, Fast and Slow is about how the brain economizes ... 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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User Review  - Biovitrum - LibraryThing

Thought and thinking; Decision making; Intuition; Reasoning Read full review

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User Review  - Iambookish - LibraryThing

I guess I wasn't in the right frame of mind to read this book :-) Read full review


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