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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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User Review  - RabbitHoller - LibraryThing

A creative thinker, in the realms of psychology, logic and statistics, Kahneman has the patience to give many examples of how the way we think is affected by a dialectic between intuition and reason ... Read full review

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User Review  - JanesList - LibraryThing

I've been wanting to read Kahneman ever since I heard that someone had won the Nobel Prize for explaining to economists that humans don't act rationally. This book is quite readable (although if you ... Read full review

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User Review  - Fouad_Bendris - LibraryThing

Wonderful book around faith vs. rationality - True facts vs. irrational beliefs !When the alchemy coexists over Cognitive Psychology and Neo-Classical Economics paradigms ... Among things I ... Read full review

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User Review  - wvlibrarydude - LibraryThing

A very interesting look at psychology of perception and decision making. Since I am not a researcher or specialist in this area, I cannot vouch for the accuracy of his positions. Still, this is an interesting read that will make one question their thought process. Read full review

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User Review  - dickmanikowski - LibraryThing

Fascinating study of how humans think. The author posits that humans have two distinct thinking systems. One involves quick decisions based on moods, impressions, and an intuitive response to evidence ... Read full review

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User Review  - gbsallery - LibraryThing

I have never read a book so densely packed with wisdom and insight. Thought-provoking on every page (even more so than Jonathan Haidt's recent work, which is referenced within), this really is a book ... Read full review

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User Review  - mbmackay - LibraryThing

This is a wonderful book. The basic premise is that the human brain has evolved from an animal brain by adding the cerebral cortex (the 'rational' bit) to the pre-existing brain. We now have two ... Read full review


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