Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman – A 30-minute Summary

With Instaread Summaries, you can get the summary of a book in 30 minutes or less. We read every chapter, summarize and analyze it for your convenience. 

This is an Instaread Summary of Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman.

Below is a preview of the earlier sections of the summary: 

Introduction

In this book Daniel Kahneman hopes to identify and understand errors of judgment and choice. He wants to provide a richer and more accurate vocabulary to discuss these errors. He worked with his colleague, Amos Tversky, doing research on intuitive statistics. The two of them had already concluded in an earlier seminar that their own intuitions were lacking. Their subjective judgments were biased, they were too willing to believe research findings based on inadequate evidence, and they collected too few observations in their own research. The goal of their study was to find out whether other researchers had this problem as well.

Kahneman and Tversky found that participants in their studies ignored the relevant statistical facts and relied exclusively on resemblance. They used resemblance as a heuristic (rule of thumb) to simplify things when making a difficult judgment. Relying on this heuristic caused predictable biases (systematic errors) in their predictions. The research partners learned that people tend to determine the importance of issues by how easy they are retrieved from their memory. This is brought about in large part by the extent of coverage of the issues in the media.

Kahneman presents a view of how the mind works, drawing on recent developments in cognitive and social psychology. He explains the differences between fast (intuitive) thinking and slow (deliberate) thinking. People have a limitation in their minds: an excessive confidence in what they think they know.

Download Now
Read Online

Here is Download Link

Thinking Fast And Slow


Thinking Fast And Slow Download Now

Read Online

Author by : Daniel Kahneman
Languange Used : en
Release Date : 2011-11-01
Publisher by : Doubleday Canada






Summary Of Thinking Fast And Slow


Summary Of Thinking Fast And Slow Download Now

Read Online

Author by : Daniel Kahneman
Languange Used : en
Release Date : 2017-04-21
Publisher by :






Dreaming Sally


Dreaming Sally Download Now

Read Online

Author by : James FitzGerald
Languange Used : en
Release Date : 2018-08-28
Publisher by : Random House Canada






Thinking Fast And Slow In 30 Minutes


Thinking Fast And Slow In 30 Minutes Download Now

Read Online

Author by : 30 Minute Expert Summary Staff
Languange Used : en
Release Date : 2012-12-01
Publisher by :






Daniel Kahneman S Thinking Fast And Slow


Daniel Kahneman S Thinking Fast And Slow Download Now

Read Online

Author by : Jacqueline Allan
Languange Used : en
Release Date : 2018-02-21
Publisher by : Taylor & Francis






Nudge


Nudge Download Now

Read Online

Author by : Richard H. Thaler
Languange Used : en
Release Date : 2009-02-24
Publisher by : Penguin






Summary And Analysis Of Thinking Fast And Slow


Summary And Analysis Of Thinking Fast And Slow Download Now

Read Online

Author by : Worth Books
Languange Used : en
Release Date : 2017-01-24
Publisher by : Open Road Media






The Undoing Project A Friendship That Changed Our Minds


The Undoing Project A Friendship That Changed Our Minds Download Now

Read Online

Author by : Michael Lewis
Languange Used : en
Release Date : 2016-12-06
Publisher by : W. W. Norton & Company






Investing


Investing Download Now

Read Online

Author by : Robert Hagstrom
Languange Used : en
Release Date : 2013-01-08
Publisher by : Columbia University Press






Principles


Principles Download Now

Read Online

Author by : Ray Dalio
Languange Used : en
Release Date : 2018-08-07
Publisher by : Simon and Schuster






Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *