Summary of Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman | Includes Analysis
Daniel Kahneman, author of the book Thinking, Fast and Slow, sets out to create a new vocabulary of words and definitions to describe mental errors. He hopes that readers will recognize these errors in others and in themselves and learn how to correct them.
System 1 is described as a fictional character representing the intuitive process of the brain and System 2 is described as a fictional character representing the deliberate thinking process of the brain. The two systems have different roles but work together to assess our world and guide us in our decision-making.
Kahneman makes the case that too often we suffer mental fallacies because we are too quick to accept the information that the automatic System 1 provides for us without first carefully analyzing it with our System 2 process. He claims that the brain in its attempt to be…
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