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User Review  - Britt84 - LibraryThing

I really loved this book. Kahneman provides a brief but extensive introduction to concepts in the psychology of decision making - and how decision making can go wrong. He discusses various theories ... Read full review

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User Review  - P_S_Patrick - LibraryThing

A very important book on the way that people think. It exposes the cognitive biases that we are all prone to, which lead to errors of thinking and choice – many of which are absurd when we become ... Read full review

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User Review  - MathMaverick - LibraryThing

It's difficult to describe this book as it's so dense with information, studies, results and conclusions. It details thinking, fast (intuitive at a glance) and slow (active and thought provoking ... Read full review

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User Review  - brikis98 - LibraryThing

A wonderful read that gives a peek into the way people think and make decisions. The book describes the two ways the mind can work: a "system 1" that reacts automatically, quickly, and with no control ... Read full review

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User Review  - varske - LibraryThing

Like most of the other readers, I found this slow going and a bit tedious to get through. But each description of yet another psychological experiment was fascinating in itself. And I was impressed at at the scope of it all, by the time I got to the end. Read full review

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User Review  - joeydag - LibraryThing

So much to think about after reading this. WYSIATI (what you see is all there is) one of many explanations for how our minds may be biased and make bad judgements. Easily read descriptions of ... Read full review

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User Review  - Daniel.Estes - LibraryThing

My wife frequently ribs me about all the monotonous non-fiction I prefer to read, but even I couldn't make it through this one. I don't see how Thinking, Fast and Slow became a thing. It's an ... Read full review

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User Review  - aegossman - LibraryThing

An amazing book for a few different reasons. First, his whole point of it, the two ways of thinking... but he broadens his scope and includes very practical implications. This is a very important read ... Read full review

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User Review  - SamTekoa - LibraryThing

Kahneman writes about the mind and its operating in what he calls System 1, the experiencing self, immediate, surface, quick, and shallow. And System 2, the remembering self, rational, statistical ... Read full review

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User Review  - mantvius - LibraryThing

A must-read for everyone who wants to make wise decisions! Especially, if decision-making is your job. Read full review


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