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Posted on 26 August 2018 | 8:00 pm
Eliminating cognitive errors - The Hindu
Eliminating cognitive errorsThe Hindu“You are on your way to a concert. At an intersection, you encounter a group of people, all staring at the sky. Without even thinking about it, you peer upwards too. Why? Social proof,” writes novelist and entrepreneur Rolf Dobelli in The Art of ...
Posted on 26 August 2018 | 9:57 am
TEDXMansfield announces speakers, tickets
Richland SourceTEDXMansfield announces speakers, tickets now availableRichland SourceTED speakers have included Bill Gates, Jane Goodall, Elizabeth Gilbert, Sir Richard Branson, Nandan Nilekani, Philippe Starck, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Sal Khan and Daniel Kahneman. The annual TED Conference takes place each spring in Vancouver, ...
Posted on 26 August 2018 | 6:34 am
Healthcare's own 'Undoing Project' - Medical
Medical Marketing and MediaHealthcare's own 'Undoing Project'Medical Marketing and MediaDaniel Kahneman and Amos Tversky were an improbable pair — the former a Holocaust kid, the latter a swaggering native Israeli. But from the moment they collided, at Hebrew University in the late '60s when both were assistant professors, they were ...
Posted on 23 August 2018 | 4:31 am
The biases that contribute to bad
NotedThe biases that contribute to bad decision-makingNotedThere are distinct patterns in the errors people make based on predictable biases in thinking, says behavioural economist Daniel Kahneman. The work of Daniel Kahneman with collaborator Amos Tversky remains among the most frequently cited in the social ...
Posted on 21 August 2018 | 12:09 pm
New minimum wage: 70K a year
Dan Price plans to raise the salary of even the lowest-paid clerk to a minimum of $70K, The New York Times reports.
Posted on 14 April 2015 | 8:43 am
This Firm’s Minimum Wage: $70,000 a Year
His idea bubbled into reality on Monday afternoon, when Mr. Price surprised his 120-person staff by announcing that he planned over the next three years to raise the salary of even the lowest-paid clerk, customer service representative and salesman to a minimum of $70,000.
Posted on 14 April 2015 | 7:11 am
How Poor Decision-Making Affects Your
Self-styled investment "gurus" make all kinds of predictions about interest rates, the direction of the stock market and which stocks are poised to take off or tank. According to Daniel Kahneman, a Nobel Prize-winning professor at Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School and an authority on behavioral finance, most of the time we make decisions on autopilot, using our intuition, according to ...
Posted on 9 April 2015 | 6:23 am
TEDxUCLA Celebrates Four-Year Partnership
UCLA Extension will host its 4th Annual TEDxUCLA on Saturday, May 30 at UCLA Carnesale Commons from 10am to 3pm. This year's TEDxUCLA theme, "Beyond the Box," celebrates speakers who have made ...
Posted on 8 April 2015 | 12:30 pm
A Social Network Designed to Combat
Panoply is a crowdsourced website for improving mental health, created at MIT. The post A Social Network Designed to Combat Depression appeared first on WIRED .
Posted on 1 April 2015 | 7:26 am
Humans or Non-Human Animals; Who's More
Beyond Words joins Virginia Morell's Animal Wise: The Thoughts and Emotions of Our Fellow Creatures and other writing on animal cognition as the equivalent for non-humans to Daniel Kahneman's Thinking Fast and Slow and Daniel Ariely's Predictably ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 11:23 am
Extreme Markets and Decision Making
Volume 46, Number 2, February 1991.  “Thinking, Fast and Slow”, Daniel Kahneman, . Penguin Books Limited, 2011. p. 81. We look for companies with high ROIC, significant free cash flow, no debt, and trading at a deep discount to fair value.
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 6:08 am
Recent publications have provided momentum on this topic. First, Daniel Kahneman’s book Thinking Fast & Slow brought system one/system two thinking to a much wider audience. But perhaps more importantly, Byron Sharp’s thinking on the way in which ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 7:29 pm
14 cognitive biases that screw up your
Planning fallacy The tendency to underestimate how much time it will take to complete a task. According to psychologist Daniel Kahneman, people generally think they're more capable than they actually are and have greater power to influence the future than ...
Posted on 24 August 2015 | 10:25 pm
How Emotion Hurts Stock Returns
Mr. Thaler’s advice flows from knowing that people are loss averse. It’s an insight he owes to the Nobel Prize-winning psychologist Daniel Kahneman, who has found that a loss yields roughly twice the psychological effect of an equivalent-size gain.
Posted on 23 August 2015 | 6:00 pm
Open Question: Ladies & gents (pls state
This is from Daniel kahneman's book "thinking, fast and slow"
System 1 = fast, instinctive and emotional
System 2 = slower, more deliberative and more logical
Posted on 13 September 2017 | 5:16 am
Open Question: Which book? The outliers by
Need to get a book for by bfs 21st b-day. Is there anyone out there who s read both the books?
Posted on 7 August 2016 | 1:52 pm
Open Question: Did Psychologist, Daniel
“We know that people can maintain an unshakable faith in any proposition, however absurd, when they are sustained by a community of like-minded believers.”
Posted on 18 May 2016 | 12:27 am
Resolved Question: What is system one and
Posted on 9 February 2016 | 11:07 am
Resolved Question: Are we animals at this
So,my family is making fun of me when I told them humans ARE animals.RIGHT NOW. Year 2013.AS they were forever.Is there anyone here with the knowledge who can finally explain them that we are animals right now and that we have always been?
Posted on 24 May 2013 | 11:13 pm