Thinking, Fast and Slow (Penguin Press Non-Fiction)


Daniel Kahneman


Penguin Random House India Pvt. Ltd.

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Penguin Random House India Pvt. Ltd.

Publication Year 2012


ISBN-10 0141033576

Paper Back

Number of Pages 512 Pages
Language (English)
Dimensions (Cms) 12.9 x 2.2 x 19.8 cm
Weight (grms) 350

In Thinking, Fast and Slow, Kahneman takes us on a groundbreaking tour of the mind and explains the two systems that drive the way we think and make choices. One system is fast, intuitive, and emotional; the other is slower, more deliberative, and more logical. Kahneman exposes the extraordinary capabilities - and also the faults and biases - of fast thinking, and reveals the pervasive influence of intuitive impressions on our thoughts and behaviour. The importance of properly framing risks, the effects of cognitive biases on how we view others, the dangers of prediction, the right ways to develop skills, the pros and cons of fear and optimism, the difference between our experience and memory of events, the real components of happiness-each of these can be understood only by knowing how the two systems work together to shape our judgments and decisions.

Daniel Kahneman

Daniel Kahneman is a Senior Scholar at Princeton University and Emeritus Professor of Public Affairs, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Economics in 2002.
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