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User Review  - RobertDay - LibraryThing

I bought a copy of this book on the recommendation of a colleague in the software testing community, and I struggled with it until bailing out at around the 65% mark. The basic premise, that we have a ... Read full review

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User Review  - grandpahobo - LibraryThing

This is a fascinating book. The author explains how the human mind works is a detailed, yet easily understood fashion. I have purchased copies for both my children and will re-read it again. Read full review

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User Review  - sethwilpan - LibraryThing

Among other things, scientific validation of the Hindu concept of maya. Significant implications for creativity and understanding the nature of religious experience. Read full review

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User Review  - sherrihs - LibraryThing

This book is insightful and tought-provoking from beginning to end. A great read for anybody who wants to better understand humans, how they make decisions, and how they view the world. Read full review

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User Review  - ajlewis2 - LibraryThing

This is one of the most detailed books, outside of textbooks, that I've read. It is organized very well. I leave it to you to look for a summary to get an idea of the contents. I listened to an audio ... Read full review

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User Review  - datrappert - LibraryThing

Anyone who has ever studied economics has probably marveled at the ridiculous assumption that economists make: That people weigh the outcome of their choices and make rational decisions. In the past ... Read full review

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User Review  - pauliek79 - LibraryThing

Five stars from me for the amazing subtlety of its observations. Forget ego and id: this is a really convincing model of how we think, make decisions and mistakes, and what that might mean for us and ... Read full review

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User Review  - addunn3 - LibraryThing

This is a very interesting look at how we humans think, and how we think we think! Do we always act in our best interests? Do we make rational economic decisions? Some of the ideas covered by Kahneman ... Read full review

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User Review  - konastories - LibraryThing

Joy's review: Kahneman discusses how humans think. Good stuff, traps our minds lead us into, things we can control, things we can't. A fantastic book for anyone interested in knowing why we do the things we do. Sometimes too many details on the particular experiments, but a terrific book. Read full review

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User Review  - Katya0133 - LibraryThing

A thoughtful and thought-provoking explanation of cognitive biases related to economics and decision making. Read full review


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