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User Review  - pollgott - LibraryThing

I first encountered the work of Daniel Kahneman and his collaborator Amos Tversky when I was in graduate school. A student of artificial intelligence, I was keenly interested in the question of how to ... Read full review

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User Review  - Pennydart - LibraryThing

I first encountered the work of Daniel Kahneman and his collaborator Amos Tversky when I was in graduate school. A student of artificial intelligence, I was keenly interested in the question of how to ... Read full review

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User Review  - bpoid - LibraryThing

A brilliant book that brings psychology to bear on economic behaviour. Too many economists write/act as though economic behaviour is a purely rational activity- a vain quest to be as they understand the physical sciences Read full review

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User Review  - stringsn88keys - LibraryThing

Excellent examination of the fallacies and shortcuts constructed by the mind that often cause errors in judgment. This book approaches demonstration of the judgment errors by getting the reader to ... Read full review

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User Review  - ElectricRay - LibraryThing

This is a monster book packed with fascinating insights about how our cognitive systems process and render information. Its starting premise is that we have two discrete "systems" for mental ... Read full review

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User Review  - browner56 - LibraryThing

What does it say about the state of an academic discipline when an experimental psychologist wins the Nobel Prize for Economic Sciences? As someone whose formal training in the field was based almost ... Read full review

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User Review  - paulsignorelli - LibraryThing

Daniel Kahneman's engaging and well-documented treatise on how we make accurate and inaccurate decisions is, in some ways, reminiscent of what Daniel Ariely ("Predictably Irrational"), Malcolm ... Read full review

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User Review  - knightlight777 - LibraryThing

A thought provoking book by an distinguished scholar no doubt. For my taste it was a bit too clinical and so jam packed with details of intricate studies that made it more work for me than pleasure ... Read full review

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User Review  - nyiper - LibraryThing

This is one terrific book! However, my brain is VERY slow and I really need at least two more reads of the whole thing to try and absorb more of it. I kept using some of his examples to try and ... Read full review

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User Review  - ProfMK - LibraryThing

An excellent reflection on how we think. Both when alert and when we are lazy. I recommend it to everyone. Read full review


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