Daniel Kahneman

About the author

Daniel Kahneman is an Israeli-American professor, economist and psychologist. His work bridging each of these fields together through exhaustive studies in decision-making and behavioral economics earned him the 2002 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences. Kahneman is a Professor of Psychology and Public Affairs Emeritus at the Woodrow Wilson School and the Eugene Higgins Professor of Psychology Emeritus at Princeton University. Among many others, some of his notable achievements include the 1982 Distinguished Scientific Contribution Award of the American Psychological Association and the 2002 Grawemeyer Prize. He has two children and identifies as a Jewish atheist.