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"Thinking, Fast and Slow" by Daniel Kahneman



"Thinking, Fast and Slow" is a book written by Daniel Kahneman, a Nobel laureate in economics. The book explores the two main systems of thinking that humans use:

  1. System 1 (Thinking Fast): This system operates quickly and automatically, relying on intuition, heuristics, and emotional responses. It's the kind of thinking we use for routine tasks, quick decisions, and reactions to immediate stimuli.

  2. System 2 (Thinking Slow): This system involves deliberate, slower, and more analytical thinking. It's engaged when we need to solve complex problems, make decisions based on careful consideration, and engage in critical thinking.

Kahneman's book delves into the interplay between these two systems and explores how they influence our decision-making, biases, and judgments. It provides valuable insights into human cognition and how we can make more rational decisions by understanding the strengths and limitations of these two thinking systems.

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