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Thinking Fast and Slow

thinking fast and slow

Note: The rest of this review has been withdrawn due to the recent changes in Goodreads policy and enforcement. We must now confront how we really are in order to make sense of our world and not screw it up. System 1 is prone to cognitive biases described above, but it's also where morality comes from. Still I wonder if returning to work the instructors developed an enlightened instruction method or if they rapidly regressed to the mean and shouted and swore again. We often tend to over estimate our ability to predict the future. Engaging the reader in a lively conversation about how we think, Kahneman reveals where we can and cannot trust our intuitions and how we can tap into the benefits of slow thinking.

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Thinking, Fast and Slow

thinking fast and slow

A friend pointed out that it was similar to Zen. But sometimes your brain perceives problems as simpler as they actually are. Kahneman, perhaps with a sigh, said this was simply regression to the mean. Guidelines lists 31 rules or guidelines that you should follow to improve your productivity, become a better leader, do better in business, improve your health, succeed in life and become a happier person. Formulas are often much more predictive than learned intuition. You don't have a choice. Kahneman exposes the extraordinary capabilitiesā€”and also the faults and biasesā€”of fast thinking, and reveals the pervasive influence of intuitive impressions on our thoughts and behavior.

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THINKING, FAST AND SLOW BY DANIEL KAHNEMAN

thinking fast and slow

The book is a lengthy, self-conscious and a challenging read but highly recommended if you're interested in why human beings behave the way they behave. Two people killed in a terrorist attack in a western country are more likely to be mourned then a hundreds of children killed in Gaza by a missile strike. Kahneman's primer adds to recent challenges to economic orthodoxies about rational actors and efficient markets; more than that, it's a lucid, marvelously readable guide to spotting--and correcting--our biased misunderstandings of the world. We don't understand statistics, and if we did, we'd be more cautious in our judgments, and less prone to think highly of our own skill at judging probabilities and outcomes. Instead of stating the total at 81 million as in the hard copy the audio book read it as 61 million and the Total for another part of the question in the same example was 67.

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Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman

thinking fast and slow

We tend to care disproportionately about the end of a story, and the ends of people's lives. If my understanding is correct then, we can replicate system 2 by a machine or artificial intelligence. Similarly, exposure to an idea or event can also have similar temporary effect on our behavior. Sometimes, this heuristic is beneficial, but the frequencies at which events come to mind are usually not accurate reflections of the probabilities of such events in real life. The book is much too complex for that.

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thinking fast and slow

We value losses more than gains. And that being the case, the book outlines what we need to know so as not to mess up decisions like we have been doing--like we all do. But not the myth that Kahneman dethroned. That should tell you something about the quality of this book. Perhaps you are even a blast at parties, I don't know. I describe System 1 as effortlessly originating impressions and feelings that are the main sources of the explicit beliefs and deliberate choices of System 2. That their are other ways in speaking about the way our minds work - that is not found in this big book.

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Thinking, Fast and Slow

thinking fast and slow

System one is not capable of experiencing doubt. But look, read this book - it will do you good. For example, a child who has only seen shapes with straight edges would experience an octagon rather than a triangle when first viewing a circle. He's convinced me why first impressions matter more than we think due to the Halo effect. This is because system two often promotes two options simultaneously that are not compatible. The Law of Small Numbers.

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THINKING, FAST AND SLOW BY DANIEL KAHNEMAN

thinking fast and slow

Thinking, Fast and Slow is an immensely important book. Malcolm Gladwell isn't a psychologist and his books aren't really psychology books. The book is a lengthy, self-conscious and a challenging read but highly recommended if you're interested in why human beings behave the way they behave. It's being marketed as a book on psychology and economic psychology, in particular for the layperson. The remembering self dominated the patient's ultimate conclusion. But Kahneman has a theory. We tend to be lazy thinkers.

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Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman

thinking fast and slow

What a monstrous chore to read! To use money as an example, we are likely to be motivated more to not lose money than we would be to make money. More seriously society is organised on the tacit assumption that we are not only capable of being rational but will put the effort into doing so when required. I understand the author is brilliant --but I found myself skimming pages-- However, what I understood - I enjoyed. It is impossible to exaggerate the importance of Daniel Kahneman's contribution to the understanding of the way we think and choose. One of his goals is to provide ways to talk about and tackle some everyday problems by considering the way we think as two interacting systems, and to point out the weaknesses and mistakes that arise from ways these tend to co operate. It becomes example after example after example and redundant. We've all seen articles over the years on various aspects of this phenomenon, but I venture to say that never before have the various aspects and permutations been explored in this depth and specificity.

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THINKING, FAST AND SLOW BY DANIEL KAHNEMAN

thinking fast and slow

Years ago I was talking to a guy who liked to bet. An unrelentingly tedious book that can be summed up as follows. But I had no credibility - I'd already told him I never bet - so, how would I possibly know anything if I wasn't even brave enough to put my own money on the outcome? These insights help us think more rationally and make better decisions, including in financial matters, where we might be prone to impulse, allowing our emotions get the better of us and really cost us. The labels of System 1 and System 2 are widely used in psychology, but I go further than most in this book, which you can read as a psychodrama with two characters. The total in the audiobook was completely off. System 2 allocates attention to the effortful mental activities that demand it, including complex computations. A lesson in humility, indeed.

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