Search Results for: psychology of human misjudgment

The Revised Psychology of Human Misjudgment, by Charlie Munger

March 02, 2020

The Psychology of Human Misjudgment is considered the magnum opus on why we behave the way we do. *** In the run-up to publishing Poor Charlies Almanack, Charlie Munger remarked that “The Psychology of Human Misjudgment” could use “a little revising” to bring it in line with his most current views on the subject. Charlie’s […]

Yuval Noah Harari on Why Humans Dominate the Earth: Myth-Making

January 18, 2016

Yuval Noah Harari‘s Sapiens is one of those uniquely breathtaking books that comes along very rarely. It’s broad, yet scientific. It’s written for a popular audience but never feels dumbed down. It’s new and fresh but not based on any brand new primary research. Near and dear to our heart, Sapiens is pure synthesis. An immediate […]

The Best Books on The Psychology Behind Human Decision Making and Irrationality

February 05, 2012

**reader suggestions are at the bottom*** This is a great way to build your antilibrary. Predictably Irrational by Dan Ariely Mentioned by many others. Outstanding experimentally-driven analysis of human irrationality. Nudge by Richard Thaler and Cass Sunstein Great book that explains the disproportionate impact that initial conditions (priming, anchoring, etc.) have on our decision making. […]

The Great Talks, Lectures, and Speeches of History

March 01, 2020

The search for timeless and insightful doesn’t have the same allure as the one for new and novel. And yet, the wise of every generation have said the same thing. Below you can find transcripts of the great speeches, lectures, and talks of history that we find ourselves coming back to over and over again […]

Yuval Noah Harari: Why We Dominate the Earth

January 22, 2019

Why did Homo sapiens diverge from the rest of the animal kingdom and go on to dominate the earth? Communication? Cooperation? According to best-selling author Yuval Noah Harari, that barely scratches the surface. *** Yuval Noah Harari’s Sapiens is one of those uniquely breathtaking books that comes along but rarely. It’s broad, but scientific. It’s […]

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July 18, 2018

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