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BMJ book recommendations

After keeping up the book reviews for a while, I decided to look around for what books others are recommending for doctors. The first port of call is the BMJ which runs a series called… 272 more words

Atul Gawande

How do you think?

Making Sense of Common Sense

The extensive report Mind, Society and Behavior (link is external), recently published by the World Bank, includes a wealth of information for behavioral science experts, practitioners and policy makers. 95 more words

Behavioral Economics

Quote and Song of the day – day 14

Quote of the day:

“Because we tend to be nice to other people when they please us and nasty when they do not, we are statistically punished for being nice and rewarded for being nasty.”

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What Makes You Happy, Paradise Or Oblivion, Sunday Chai

NOMAD Bar is open on Wednesday to Sunday, from 21:00 till 00:00, on the weekends – till the party goes on. Our address: Mahlower Str. 498 more words


“Thinking Fast and Slow” by Daniel Kahneman: Part Three

The final installment of my numerous notes following Part One and Part Two.

  1. Fechner was obsessed with the relation of mind and matter. On one side there is a physical quantity that can vary, such as the energy of a light, the frequency of a tone, or an amount of money.
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“Thinking Fast and Slow” by Daniel Kahneman: Part Two

Second installment of my notes from this book. There are a lot of notes but it really goes to show how influential it has been on my other readings. 1,560 more words