Join Dave and Nick as they review the book, Thinking Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman.
Watch on YouTube HERE
Thinking, Fast and Slow concerns a few major questions: how do we make decisions? And in what ways do we make decisions poorly?
The book covers three areas of Daniel Kahneman’s research: cognitive biases, prospect theory, and happiness.
Here is the summary from the website Shortform.com
“We’re so self-confident in our rationality that we think all our decisions are well-considered. When we choose a job, decide how to spend our time, or buy something, we think we’ve considered all the relevant factors and are making the optimal choice. In reality, our minds are riddled with biases leading to poor decision-making. We ignore data that we don’t see, and we weigh evidence inappropriately.
Thinking, Fast and Slow is a masterful book on psychology and behavioral economics by Nobel laureate Daniel Kahneman. Learn your two systems of thinking, how you make decisions, and your greatest vulnerabilities to bad decisions.”
Check out the Google Talk and interview with the author here
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