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Thinking - The New Science of Decision-Making, Problem-Solving, and Prediction in Life and Markets

Thinking - The New Science of Decision-Making, Problem-Solving, and Prediction in Life and Markets

of: Mr. John Brockman

Harper Perennial, 2013

ISBN: 9780062258564 , 432 Pages

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Thinking - The New Science of Decision-Making, Problem-Solving, and Prediction in Life and Markets


 

Unlock your mindFrom the bestselling authors of Thinking, Fast and Slow; The Black Swan; and Stumbling on Happiness comes a cutting-edge exploration of the mysteries of rational thought, decision-making, intuition, morality, willpower, problem-solving, prediction, forecasting, unconscious behavior, and beyond. Edited by John Brockman, publisher of Edge.org (The worlds smartest websiteThe Guardian), Thinking presents original ideas by todays leading psychologists, neuroscientists, and philosophers who are radically expanding our understanding of human thought.Daniel Kahneman on the power (and pitfalls) of human intuition and unconscious thinking Daniel Gilbert on desire, prediction, and why getting what we want doesnt always make us happy Nassim Nicholas Taleb on the limitations of statistics in guiding decision-making Vilayanur Ramachandran on the scientific underpinnings of human nature Simon Baron-Cohen on the startling effects of testosterone on the brain Daniel C. Dennett on decoding the architecture of the normal human mind Sarah-Jayne Blakemore on mental disorders and the crucial developmental phase of adolescence Jonathan Haidt, Sam Harris, and Roy Baumeister on the science of morality, ethics, and the emerging synthesis of evolutionary and biological thinking Gerd Gigerenzer on rationality and what informs our choices