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Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman
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This book tested my powers of concentration to the maximum. From my perspective it could have been shorter, but that's on me, not the book.
Having said that it made me reflect on my natural tendency toward lazy (fast) thinking. I need to think things through more consistently.
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Reading Progress

October 24, 2015 – Started Reading
October 24, 2015 – Shelved
October 29, 2015 –
page 1
0.2%
October 30, 2015 –
page 1
0.2%
October 30, 2015 –
page 10
2.39% "Confession: the introduction is not holding my attention"
October 30, 2015 –
page 20
4.01% "The characters of the story"
October 30, 2015 –
page 21
4.21% "Insight: reading body language is an example of fast thinking"
October 30, 2015 –
page 24
4.81% "This is why PDR is important"
October 30, 2015 –
page 31
7.42% "Attention and effort"
October 30, 2015 –
page 38
9.09%
October 31, 2015 –
page 38
7.62%
October 31, 2015 –
page 39
9.33% "The lazy controller"
October 31, 2015 –
page 50
10.02% "The associative machine"
October 31, 2015 –
page 58
11.62%
November 1, 2015 –
page 58
11.62%
November 1, 2015 –
page 59
11.82% "Cognitive ease"
November 1, 2015 –
page 66
13.23% "Understanding brain function obviously can be useful in sales. But how can I use it while maintaining integrity?"
November 1, 2015 –
page 71
14.23% "Norms, surprises and causes"
November 1, 2015 –
page 79
15.83% "A machine for jumping to conclusions"
November 1, 2015 –
page 83
16.63% "First impressions are incredibly important"
November 1, 2015 –
page 89
17.84% "How judgments happen"
November 1, 2015 –
page 96
22.97%
November 2, 2015 –
page 96
19.24%
November 2, 2015 –
page 97
19.44% "Answering an easier question"
November 2, 2015 –
page 109
26.08% "The law of small numbers"
November 2, 2015 –
page 111
26.56% "It's about the numbers"
November 2, 2015 –
page 119
28.47% "Anchors"
November 2, 2015 –
page 129
25.85% "The science of availability"
November 2, 2015 –
page 136
27.25%
November 3, 2015 –
page 136
32.54%
November 3, 2015 –
page 137
32.78% "Availability, emotion and risk"
November 3, 2015 –
page 146
34.93% "Tom W's specialty"
November 3, 2015 –
page 156
31.26% "Linda: less is more"
November 3, 2015 –
page 174
34.87%
November 4, 2015 –
page 174
34.87%
November 4, 2015 –
page 175
35.07% "Regression to the mean"
November 4, 2015 –
page 185
37.07% "Taming intuitive predictions"
November 4, 2015 –
page 199
39.88% "The illusion of understanding"
November 4, 2015 –
page 208
41.68%
November 5, 2015 –
page 209
41.88% "The illusion of validity"
November 5, 2015 –
page 214
42.89% "Interesting: it's better to do nothing than to be overly active in the market"
November 5, 2015 –
page 222
44.49% "21: Intuition vs. Formulas"
November 5, 2015 –
page 234
46.89% "22: Expert intuition: when can it be trusted"
November 5, 2015 –
page 244
48.9%
November 6, 2015 –
page 244
48.9%
November 6, 2015 –
page 245
49.1% "23: The outside view"
November 6, 2015 –
page 255
61.0% "24: the engine of capitalism"
November 6, 2015 –
page 265
53.11%
November 7, 2015 –
page 265
63.4%
November 7, 2015 –
page 269
53.91% "25: Bernoulli 's errors"
November 7, 2015 –
page 278
55.71% "26: prospect theory"
November 7, 2015 –
page 299
59.92%
November 8, 2015 –
page 299
59.92%
November 8, 2015 –
page 300
71.77% "28: Bad events"
November 8, 2015 –
page 302
72.25% "How can I reduce the threat of loss?"
November 8, 2015 –
page 310
62.12% "29: the fourfold pattern"
November 8, 2015 –
page 323
64.73% "30: rare events"
November 8, 2015 –
page 334
79.9% "31: risk policies"
November 8, 2015 –
page 352
70.54%
November 9, 2015 –
page 352
70.54%
November 9, 2015 –
page 363
72.75% "34: frames and reality"
November 9, 2015 –
page 377
90.19% "35: two selves"
November 9, 2015 –
page 386
92.34% "36: life as a story"
November 9, 2015 –
page 391
78.36% "37: experienced well being"
November 9, 2015 –
page 398
79.76% "38: thinking about life"
November 9, 2015 – Finished Reading

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