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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  - grandpahobo - LibraryThing

This is a fascinating book. The author explains how the human mind works is a detailed, yet easily understood fashion. I have purchased copies for both my children and will re-read it again. Read full review

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User Review  - sethwilpan - LibraryThing

Among other things, scientific validation of the Hindu concept of maya. Significant implications for creativity and understanding the nature of religious experience. Read full review

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User Review  - sherrihs - LibraryThing

This book is insightful and tought-provoking from beginning to end. A great read for anybody who wants to better understand humans, how they make decisions, and how they view the world. Read full review

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User Review  - ajlewis2 - LibraryThing

This is one of the most detailed books, outside of textbooks, that I've read. It is organized very well. I leave it to you to look for a summary to get an idea of the contents. I listened to an audio ... Read full review

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User Review  - datrappert - LibraryThing

Anyone who has ever studied economics has probably marveled at the ridiculous assumption that economists make: That people weigh the outcome of their choices and make rational decisions. In the past ... Read full review

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User Review  - pauliek79 - LibraryThing

Five stars from me for the amazing subtlety of its observations. Forget ego and id: this is a really convincing model of how we think, make decisions and mistakes, and what that might mean for us and ... 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  - 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  - Katya0133 - LibraryThing

A thoughtful and thought-provoking explanation of cognitive biases related to economics and decision making. Read full review


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