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Thinking, fast and slow

By: Kahneman, Daniel.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New Delhi Penguin Books 2012Description: 499 p.ISBN: 9780141033570.Subject(s): Decision making | Intuition | Reasoning | Thought and thinkingDDC classification: 153.42 Summary: The New York Times Bestseller, acclaimed by author such as Freakonomics co-author Steven D. Levitt, Black Swan author Nassim Nicholas Taleb and Nudge co-author Richard Thaler, Thinking Fast and Slow offers a whole new look at the way our minds work, and how we make decisions. • Why is there more chance we'll believe something if it's in a bold type face? • Why are judges more likely to deny parole before lunch? • Why do we assume a good-looking person will be more competent? The answer lies in the two ways we make choices: fast, intuitive thinking, and slow, rational thinking. This book reveals how our minds are tripped up by error and prejudice (even when we think we are being logical), and gives you practical techniques for slower, smarter thinking. It will enable to you make better decisions at work, at home, and in everything you do. (http://www.penguin.co.uk/books/thinking-fast-and-slow/9780141033570/)
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Table of Contents:

PART I: TWO SYSTEMS

01. The characters of the story
02. Attention and effort
03. The lazy controller
04. The associative machine
05. Cognitive ease
06. Norms, surprises, and causes
07. A machine for jumping to conclusions
08. How judgments happen
09. Answering an easier question

PART II: HEURISTICS AND BIASES

10. The law of small numbers
11. Anchors
12. The science of availability
13. Availability, emotion, and risk
14. Tom W's specialty
15. Linda: less is more
16. Causes trump statistics
17. Regression to the mean
18. Taming intuitive predictions

PART III: OVERCONFIDENCE

19. The illusion of understanding
20. The illusion of validity
21. Intuitions vs. formulas
22. Expert intuition: when can we trust it?
23. The outside view
24. The engine of capitalism

PART III: CHOICES

25. Bernoulli's errors
26. Prospect theory
27. The endowment effect
28. Bad events
29. The fourfold pattern
30. Rare events
31. Risk policies
32. Keeping score
33. Reversals
34. Frames and reality

PART IV: TWO SELVES

35. Two selves
36. Life as a story
37. Experienced well-being
38. Thinking about life

The New York Times Bestseller, acclaimed by author such as Freakonomics co-author Steven D. Levitt, Black Swan author Nassim Nicholas Taleb and Nudge co-author Richard Thaler, Thinking Fast and Slow offers a whole new look at the way our minds work, and how we make decisions.

• Why is there more chance we'll believe something if it's in a bold type face?
• Why are judges more likely to deny parole before lunch?
• Why do we assume a good-looking person will be more competent?

The answer lies in the two ways we make choices: fast, intuitive thinking, and slow, rational thinking. This book reveals how our minds are tripped up by error and prejudice (even when we think we are being logical), and gives you practical techniques for slower, smarter thinking. It will enable to you make better decisions at work, at home, and in everything you do.


(http://www.penguin.co.uk/books/thinking-fast-and-slow/9780141033570/)

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