The Resource Thinking, fast and slow, Daniel Kahneman

Thinking, fast and slow, Daniel Kahneman

Label
Thinking, fast and slow
Title
Thinking, fast and slow
Statement of responsibility
Daniel Kahneman
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Daniel Kahneman, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences for his seminal work in psychology that challenged the rational model of judgment and decision making, is one of our most important thinkers. His ideas have had a profound and widely regarded impact on many fields - including economics, medicine, and politics - but until now, he has never brought together his many years of research and thinking in one book. ... [He] explains the two systems that drive the way we think. System 1 is fast, intuitive, and emotional; System 2 is slower, more deliberative, and more logical. Kahneman exposes the extraordinary capabilities - and also the faults and biases - of fast thinking, and reveals the pervasive influence of intuitive impressions on our thoughts and behavior. ... reveals where we can and cannot trust our intuitions and how we can tap into the benefits of slow thinking. He offers practical and enlightening insights into how choices are made in both our business and our personal lives - and how we can use different techniques to guard against the mental glitches that often get us into trouble"--From jacket
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
153.42
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Thinking, fast and slow, Daniel Kahneman
Label
Thinking, fast and slow, Daniel Kahneman
Publication
Note
  • Originally published: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2011
  • Also published: London: Penguin, 2012
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 447-481) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Pt. 1: Two systems. The characters of the story ; Attention and effort ; The lazy controller ; The associative machine ; Cognitive ease ; Norms, surprises, and causes ; A machine for jumping to conclusions ; How judgments happen ; Answering an easier question -- Pt. 2: Heuristics and biases. The law of small numbers ; Anchors ; The science of availability ; Availability, emotion, and risk ; Tom W's specialty ; Linda; less is more ; Causes trump statistics ; Regression to the mean ; Taming intuitive predictions -- Pt. 3: Overconfidence The illusion of understanding ; The illusion of validity ; Intuitions vs. formulas ; Expert intuition : when can we trust it? ; The outside view ; The engine of capitalism -- Pt. 4: Choices. Bernoulli's errors ; Prospect theory ; The endowment effect ; Bad events ; The fourfold pattern ; Rare events ; Risk policies ; Keeping score ; Reversals ; Frames and reality -- Pt. 5: Two selves. Two selves ; Life as a story ; Experienced well-being ; Thinking about life
  • Originally published: New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux; London: Allen Lane, 2011. -Includes bibliographical references and index
Control code
13923002
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Dimensions
24 cm.
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Extent
499 pages
Isbn
9781846146060
Isbn Type
(tr. pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Farrar, Straus and Giroux, New York 2011 edition has ISBN 9780374275631.
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) RO572321
  • (OCoLC)751738755
  • 13923002

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