Thinking, Fast and Slow-- in 30 Minutes

Thinking, Fast and Slow-- in 30 Minutes

The Expert Guide to Daniel Kahneman's [critically Acclaimed Book]

eBook - 2013
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How are decisions made? When can you trust fast, intuitive judgment, and when is it biased and unreliable? Learn how to transform your thinking to avoid overconfidence and become a better decision maker. Thinking, Fast and Slow ...in 30 Minutes is the essential guide to quickly understanding the fundamental components of decision-making outlined in Daniel Kahneman's best-selling book, Thinking, Fast and Slow. Understand the key ideas behind Thinking, Fast and Slow in a fraction of the time: A concise synopsis examining the principles of Thinking, Fast and Slow In-depth analysis of key concepts, including an explanation heuristics and biases, the two selves, and the two distinct thinking systems--the intuitive System 1, and the effortful System 2 Illustrative case studies demonstrating Kahneman's ground-breaking research in behavioral economics Real-world applications for utilizing Kahneman's theories in everyday life Insightful information about Daniel Kahneman and his background as a renowned psychologist and winner of the Nobel Prize in Economics Critical reception to the work, highlighting essential arguments by major publications and thought leaders In Thinking, Fast and Slow, best-selling author Daniel Kahneman has compiled his many years of innovative research to offer practical knowledge and insights into how people's minds make decisions. Challenging the standard model of judgment, Kahneman aims to enhance the everyday language about thinking to more accurately discuss, diagnose, and reduce poor judgment. Thought, Kahneman explains, has two distinct systems: the fast and intuitive System 1, and the slow and effortful System 2. Intuitive decision making is often effective, but in Thinking, Fast and Slow Kahneman highlights situations in which it is unreliable--when decisions require predicting the future and assessing risks. Presenting a framework for how the fast System 1 and the slow System 2 impact the mind, Thinking, Fast and Slow reveals the far-reaching impact of cognitive biases--from creating public policy to playing the stock market to increasing personal happiness--and provides tools for applying behavioral economics toward better decision making. As with all books in the 30 Minute Expert Series, this book is intended to be a companion to the reviewed title Thinking, Fast and Slow.
Publisher: Berkeley, CA : Garamond Press, 2013
ISBN: 9781623151324
1623151325
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Additional Contributors: Kahneman, Daniel 1934-

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