Worth Books

Summary and Analysis of Thinking, Fast and Slow

So much to read, so little time? This brief overview of Thinking, Fast and Slow tells you what you need to know—before or after you read Daniel Kahneman’s book.
Crafted and edited with care, Worth Books set the standard for quality and give you the tools you need to be a well-informed reader.
This short summary of Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman includes:
Historical contextPart-by-part summariesDetailed timeline of key eventsImportant quotesFascinating triviaGlossary of termsSupporting material to enhance your understanding of the source work 
About Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman:
Nobel Prize–winning psychologist Daniel Kahneman explores the mysteries of intuition, judgment, bias, and logic in the international bestseller Thinking, Fast and Slow. His award-winning book explains the different ways people think, whether they’re deciding how to invest their money or how to make friends.
Kahneman’s experiments in behavioral economics, in collaboration with cognitive psychologist Amos Tversky, led to a theory of two systems of thought: the fast thinking used when ducking a blow, and slow thinking that’s better employed for making major life decisions.
Applying these psychological concepts to different facets of our lives, Kahneman demonstrates how to better understand your own decision-making, and the choices made by others.
The summary and analysis in this ebook are intended to complement your reading experience and bring you closer to great work of nonfiction.
39 halaman cetak
Publikasi asli
Worth Books

Buku terkait


    b4047031363membagikan kesan5 bulan yang lalu
    👍Layak dibaca

    Любовь Комароваmembagikan kesan2 tahun yang lalu
    👍Layak dibaca
    💡Banyak pelajaran


    Yulia Sausanmembuat kutipan6 bulan yang lalu
    Kahneman and his research partner, Amos Tversky, began working to expose cognitive biases inherent to the human mind, particularly in the context of economic choices.
    psingh1membuat kutipan10 bulan yang lalu
    Clashes Between System 1 and System 2:
    System 1 monitors what is going on around us by constantly engaging in basic assessments; it believes and confirms what it sees, while System 2 doubts and challenges. System 1 is unable to focus only on the task assigned to it by System 2; inevitably, it performs other basic assessments as well.
    tgdfimembuat kutipan3 tahun yang lalu
    generates an easier question, substitutes it, and answers it. Kahneman defines this as a heuristic: a simple process to find answers to hard questions, even though those answers may not be perfect. Issues arise when the heuristics generated are inadequate substitutes. The mood heuristic is the way the mind substitutes an assessment of a current mood for the more complicated question of general happiness or other emotional assessment. The affect heuristic refers to the way we tend to allow our likes and dislikes to control our beliefs about the world.

Di rak buku

Seret dan letakkan file Anda (maksimal 5 sekaligus)