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|Description:||499 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.|
|Contents:||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 --
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 --
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 --
Choices. Bernoulli's errors ; Prospect theory ; The endowment effect ; Bad events ; The fourfold pattern ; Rare events ; Risk policies ; Keeping score ; Reversals ; Frames and reality --
Two Selves. Two selves ; Life as a story ; Experienced well-being ; Thinking about life --
Judgment under uncertainty --
Choices, values, and frames.
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Acting before thinking
This is a very well written report and discussion of a huge number of scientific observations and personal stories. Unfortunately, it is also misleading about issues at the heart of psychology. I will discuss one in detail to illustrate the need for readers to make careful distinctions...
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