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Daniel Kahneman

Nobel Prize-winning psychologist and author of "Thinking, Fast and Slow"

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Daniel Kahneman (photo © Jon Roemer)

Daniel Kahneman is an Israeli-American psychologist. He is won the 2002 Nobel Prize in economics for his pioneering work, with Amos Tversky, in behavioural economics. His recent book Thinking, Fast and Slow (Allen Lane), which summarises his life’s research, became a surprise bestseller in 2012. As he notes in the book, “our comforting conviction that world makes sense rests on a secure foundation: our almost unlimited ability to ignore our ignorance.” Writing about Thinking, Fast and Slow Steven Pinker described Daniel Kahneman…

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