Kahneman uses the psychologists Keith Stanovich and Richard West’s system of mind termed, simply, System 1 and System 2.
System 1 operates automatically and quickly, with little or no effort and no sense of voluntary control. System 2 allocates attention to the effortful mental activities that demand it, including complex computations. The operations of [...]
The older I’ve grown the more I find myself hanging out in the non fiction aisles of (ever dwindling) bookstores (or corners of Amazon). I suspect because more of my professional life centers around ideas, both understanding new ideas, generating my own, and articulating thoughts to colleagues and friends. Books provide intellectual stimulation of more [...]
As an attempt to continue to improve myself through self-education, I’m starting a new post category called “Book Study”. The likely format will be simple:
Featured blockquote from the book Reflection (short) Questions
Nothing too fancy. These are posts constricted by time (but hopefully consistent).
I’m starting with Daniel Kahnmen’s “Thinking, Fast and Slow.”
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