The Undoing Project: A Friendship That Changed Our Minds

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W. W. Norton & Company, Dec 6, 2016 - Science - 320 pages
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“Brilliant. . . . Lewis has given us a spectacular account of two great men who faced up to uncertainty and the limits of human reason.” —William Easterly, Wall Street Journal

Forty years ago, Israeli psychologists Daniel Kahneman and Amos Tversky wrote a series of breathtakingly original papers that invented the field of behavioral economics. One of the greatest partnerships in the history of science, Kahneman and Tversky’s extraordinary friendship incited a revolution in Big Data studies, advanced evidence-based medicine, led to a new approach to government regulation, and made much of Michael Lewis’s own work possible. In The Undoing Project, Lewis shows how their Nobel Prize–winning theory of the mind altered our perception of reality.
 

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A dual biography is an unusual thing, but after reading this, there is no way you could write a life of Danny without Amos or vice versa. Read this before "Thinking Fast and Slow". That book is more ... Read full review

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I don't often go down to 3 stars but I have on this one. I say that because I am picky and tend make my book choices based on what others have said about a book or author, both friends and strangers ... Read full review

Contents

THE PROBLEM THAT NEVER GOES AWAY
MAN BOOBS
THE OUTSIDER
THE INSIDER
ERRORS
THE COLLISION
THE MINDS RULES
THE RULES OF PREDICTION
GOINGVIRAL 9 BIRTH OF THE WARRIOR PSYCHOLOGIST
THE ISOLATION EFFECT
THE RULES OF UNDOING
THIS CLOUD OF POSSIBILITY
BORABORA
A Note on Sources
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Michael Lewis is the best-selling author of Liar’s Poker, Moneyball, The Blind Side, The Big Short, The Undoing Project, and The Fifth Risk. He lives in Berkeley, California, with his wife and three children.

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