Thinking, fast and slow /

Kahneman, Daniel, 1934-

Thinking, fast and slow / Daniel Kahneman. - London : Penguin Books, 2012. - 499 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm

Originally published: New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux; London: Allen Lane, 2011. This edition published by Penguin Group (Australia) 2012.

Includes bibliographical references (pages 447-448) and index.

pt. 1. Two systems. The characters of the story -- Attention and effort -- The lazy controller -- The associative machine -- Cognitive ease -- Norms, surprises, and causes -- A machine for jumping to conclusions -- How judgments happen -- Answering an easier question. pt. 2. Heuristics and biases. The law of small numbers -- Anchors -- The science of availability -- Availability, emotion, and risk -- Tom W's specialty -- Linda : less is more -- Causes trump statistics -- Regression to the mean -- Taming intuitive predictions. pt. 3. Overconfidence. The illusion of understanding -- The illusion of validity -- Intuitions vs. formulas -- Expert intuition : when can we trust it? -- The outside view -- The engine of capitalism. pt. 4. Choices. Bernoulli's errors -- Prospect theory -- The endowment effect -- Bad events -- The fourfold pattern -- Rare events -- Risk policies -- Keeping score -- Reversals -- Frames and reality. pt. 5. Two selves. Two selves -- Life as a story -- Experienced well-being -- Thinking about life.

Psychologist Daniel Kahneman reveals the truth about our intuitions and rationality to teach us how to better our lives. He explores the fascinating flaws and marvels of human behaviour and reveals to us the common errors in people's beliefs.

9780141033570 0141033576

GBB228351 bnb

016052971 Uk


DECISIONS
COGNITION
JUDGEMENT
COGNITIVE PROCESSES
INTUITION
PSYCHOLOGY

BF448 / .K34 2012

153.4

159.955

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