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Thinking, Fast and Slow - Daniel Kahneman
Thinking, Fast and Slow
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Publisher: Penguin. Published: 2012. Comments: Soft covers, slightly creased. Pages very good with a few small corner creases. Binding sound.
Publisher: Penguin. Published: 2012. Comments: Soft covers, slightly creased. Pages very good with a few small corner creases. Binding sound.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780141033570 (0141033576)
Publisher: Penguin
Pages no: 499
Edition language: English
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A Reading Vocation
A Reading Vocation rated it
3.0 Book 65/100: Thinking Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman
Finally, I am reviewing something on my "Taking Too Long" shelf, that bookshelf to which I relegate books that stay on my "currently reading" shelf for an embarrassingly long time, and which I, deep down, know I might not ever finish. But I finished it!My husband and I have been listening to this on...
travelin
travelin rated it
2.0 Thinking, Fast and Slow
Have started skipping pages and chapters, seeking the really intriguing insights, which seem, most often, to be research other than that of Dr. Kahneman. Dr. Kahneman can devote most of a chapter to how he saved standardized tests for the Israeli military in the 1960´s. I think modesty is a big prob...
shell pebble
shell pebble rated it
5.0 thinking easy and hard
I feel this book richly deserves its status. Kahneman has handed over the rich & surprising fruits of a lifetime of creative thought and research, in a well-organised book free of academiese (hurrah!) He also makes the material interactive by inviting us to do little mental activities to illustrate ...
ybrikman
ybrikman rated it
5.0 Thinking, Fast and Slow
A wonderful read that gives a peek into the way people think and make decisions.The book describes the two ways the mind can work: a "system 1" that reacts automatically, quickly, and with no control (e.g. reading text, solving 2+2) and a "system 2" that is slower, more methodical, and requires effo...
spoko
spoko rated it
This was a bit of a mindblower. I'm always open to some counterintuitive conclusions, assuming the premises are reasonable and the logic is sturdy. And Kahneman's book is full of such ideas. But what was continually surprising was how much sense these revelations made. It's useful, though, to have l...
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