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Book Summary - Quick-Read Synopsis | Thinking Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman

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Two systems in our brain dictate our behavior: the conscious and the automatic, and these two systems are in perpetual competition against each other over which one will control your actions, behavior, and interactions with the world. Because of this internal struggle, errors in judgment, memory problems, poor decision-making, and altered perceptions result. In this Book you will learn how to override this two-system neural structure in order to affect favorable outcomes in business scenarios, financial transactions, negotiations and even everyday personal and intimate relationships.

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Our brains are inherently lazy. Because of this, we never fully utilize the potential of our intellect.

The two systems of the brain deal with two different types of matters. The automatic system is impulsive and helps guard us from danger or overindulge in sweet treats. It is rooted in our evolutionary tendency towards...

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Two systems in our brain dictate our behavior: the conscious and the automatic, and these two systems are in perpetual competition against each other over which one will control your actions, behavior, and interactions with the world. Because of this internal struggle, errors in judgment, memory problems, poor decision-making, and altered perceptions result. In this Book you will learn how to override this two-system neural structure in order to affect favorable outcomes in business scenarios, financial transactions, negotiations and even everyday personal and intimate relationships.

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.




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