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Daniel Kahneman on Human Gullibility

September 14, 2016

“The premise of this book is that it is easier to recognize other people’s mistakes than our own.” *** A simple article connecting two ideas from Daniel Kahneman’s Thinking Fast and Slow on human gullibility and availability bias. A reliable way to make people believe in falsehoods is frequent repetition, because familiarity is not easily […]


Daniel Kahneman in Conversation with Michael Mauboussin on Intuition, Causality, Loss Aversion and More

January 08, 2016

Ever want to be the fly on the wall for a fascinating conversation. Well, here’s your chance. Santa Fe Institute Board of Trustees Chair Michael Mauboussin interviews Nobel Prize winner Daniel Kahneman. The wide-ranging conversation talks about disciplined intuition, causality, base rates, loss aversion and so much more. You don’t want to miss this. Here’s an excerpt […]


Daniel Kahneman Explains The Machinery of Thought

July 23, 2014

Israeli-American psychologist and Nobel Laureate Daniel Kahneman is the founding father of modern behavioral economics. His work has influenced how we see thinking, decisions, risk, and even happiness. In Thinking, Fast and Slow, his “intellectual memoir,” he shows us in his own words some of his enormous body of work. Part of that body includes […]


A Discussion on the Work of Daniel Kahneman

April 03, 2014

Edge.org asked the likes of Christopher Chabris, Nicholas Epley, Jason Zweig, William Poundstone, Cass Sunstein, Phil Rosenzweig, Richard Thaler & Sendhil Mullainathan, Nassim Nicholas Taleb, Steven Pinker, and Rory Sutherland among others: “How has Kahneman’s work influenced your own? What step did it make possible?” Kahneman’s work is summarized in the international best-seller Thinking, Fast […]


Daniel Kahneman’s Favorite Approach For Making Better Decisions

January 23, 2014

Bob Sutton’s book, Scaling Up Excellence: Getting to More Without Settling for Less, contains an interesting section towards the end on looking back from the future, which talks about “a mind trick that goads and guides people to act on what they know and, in turn, amplifies their odds of success.” We build on Nobel […]


Daniel Kahneman: Thinking That We Know

August 18, 2012

“Critical thinking has to include assessing one’s own thinking.” — Daniel Kahneman *** In this extraordinary talk at the National Academy of Sciences, Nobel Prize winner Daniel Kahneman discusses how the mind filters and shapes information.