Thinking, Fast and Slow
By Daniel Kahneman
FARRAR, STRAUS AND GIROUX
Our brains have two systems for decision making: One is fast and automatic, driven by emotion; the other is a slow and deliberate, if sometimes impractical, check on the first. This engaging book, a culmination of years of work in behavioral psychology that earned Daniel Kahneman the 2002 Nobel Memorial Prize in economics, examines the interplay between these systems to explain why, for instance, we vote for attractive politicians and tend to be overconfident in our ability to predict the stock market.
Our last article introduced Daniel Kahneman’s brilliant “Thinking Fast and Slow” book, which explains how our thought processes work. He is a psychologist, but won the Nobel Prize for economics as his work explained how humans reall... Read Post
Among the most fascinating books you'll ever read about psychology and the mind is Thinking, Fast and Slow, by Nobel Prize-winning economist Daniel Kahneman. One of the key principles that Kahneman teaches is that because our brains... Read Post