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THINKING FAST & SLOW by Daniel Kahneman


The impression of familiarity is produced by System 1, and System 2 relies on that impression for a true/false judgment.

Monday, January 21, 2020

You can do several things at onc e, but only if they are easy and undemanding.

Thursday, May 2, 2019

Constantly questioning our own thinking wold be impossibly tedious... The best we can do is compromise: learn to recorgnize situations in which mistakes are likeliy and try harder to avoid significant mistakes when the stakes are high. The premise of this book is that it is easier to recognize other poeple's mistake than our own.

Thursday, May 2, 2019

Intense focusing on a task can make people effectivelu blind, even to stimuli that normally attract attention.

we can be blind to the obvious, and we are also blind to our blindness.

System 2 is in charge of self-control

Biases cannot always be avoided, because System 2 may have no clue to the error.