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156 of 164 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Very wise and interesting read, with a few niggles
This book summarises the latest psychological research on human judgement, in particular how we think irrationally, jump to conclusions and fall prey to failures of intuition.

To give you a feel, here is an example from chapter 17. Have a look at this statement and see if you can guess why it might be true:

"Highly intelligent women tend to marry...
Published on 17 July 2012 by hfffoman

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3.0 out of 5 stars Thinking Well, Thinking Poorly
You are at the cinema watching the latest film. Fifteen minutes before the end, the projector explodes and the screening is terminated prematurely. You feel that the experience was ruined. However, Daniel Kahneman knows better - he asserts that you are mistaken! Your own mind has deceived you. A combination of `duration neglect' and the `peak end rule' is responsible...
Published on 9 Feb. 2012 by M. D. Holley


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3.0 out of 5 stars Long and overly complex for the messages contained, 12 May 2013
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Too long, not written in an easy to assimilate manner. I was expecting a more thought provoking read rather then a thesis.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Nobel Laureate writing for all of us, 18 Mar. 2013
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Understandable, and full of insight. Every other book i have seen on this topic is referencing this one. Most recommended.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Great book about how our brain works and how to ..., 29 April 2015
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Great book about how our brain works and how to avoid the mistakes our brains can make automatically in our everyday life
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4.0 out of 5 stars Excellent read! Thought provoking and a good supplement to ..., 11 Mar. 2015
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Excellent read! Thought provoking and a good supplement to any who have studied, or are interested in, psychology or NLP.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Brilliant Book, 6 Jun. 2013
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The book is amazing and it really MAKES YOU THINK why we think the way we do.
I would highly recommend it to anyone.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Fun fun fun, 6 May 2013
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You will get the AHA feeling! It is informative, but explained in an interresting and easy to read way.
A must read!
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5.0 out of 5 stars A fund of information, 29 Oct. 2013
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I am sure I will be referring to this inspirational and fascinating book for many years to come. Something for everyone.
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2 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A tour de force, 18 Jan. 2014
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You can see why Dan Kahnemann got the Nobel Prize. This book explains the body of Kahnemann's ground-breaking work in an easily communicable way, and lays bare the workings of the human thinking process. Buy it!
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5.0 out of 5 stars Does what it says on the cover, if you're ..., 27 April 2015
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Does what it says on the cover, if you're really interested in how the brain works this book will deliver for you.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Mustvread, 29 Nov. 2014
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Alongside some of the great books, this is a must for anyone who has already read Malcolm Gladwell or Mathew Syed.
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