Thinking, Fast and Slow
by Daniel Kahneman
In the highly anticipated Thinking, Fast and Slow, Kahneman takes us on a groundbreaking tour of the mind and explains the two systems that drive the way we think. System 1 is fast, intuitive, and emotional; System 2 is slower, more deliberative, and more logical. Kahneman exposes the extraordinary capabilities—and also the faults and biases—of fas...
Sep 09, 2016I love surprising scientific findings, as well as information about how our brains work. This is a treasure trove of both. Turns out, our brains are constantly misleading us. It’s not clear that learning how that’s the case reduces the chances of it happening, but it’s fascinating nonetheless. – source
Jul 05, 2018Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman -- Captivating dive into human decision making, marred by inclusion of several/many? psychology studies that fail to replicate. Will stand as a cautionary tale? – source
Feb 17, 2020Get your hands on this if your can. This is the best book on understanding human behavior. #psychology #SEGAsBookClub 🤓 – source
Feb 11, 2020If you liked “Predictably Irrational” or “Stumbling on Happiness” or any of those pop-psychology books, well, this is the Godfather of all of their work. Huge thorough book gives a great overview of much of his work. Read the other quotes on Amazon about it. – source
Covers all three phases of the author's career: his early days working oncognitive bias, his work on prospect theory, and his later work on happiness. – source