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The Path of Kahneman: Public Policy, Fast and Slow

On 7 FEB, 2017 the academy lost a great thinker; Hans Rosling, the Swedish social scientist known for his revolutionary data visualization, passed away at the age of 68. 937 more words

Daniel Kahneman

Thinking and Importance

In the words of Nobel Prize winner Danny Kahneman:

“Nothing is quite as important as you think it is while you’re thinking about it, so the mere act of thinking about something makes it more important than it’s going to be.

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Think Less. Do More.

Mental Mistakes We Commonly Make

I am not alone in asking, “How the hell did we get to this point?” I am searching for powerful explanations as to how the United States elected an undisciplined, unfocused President who is completely lacking in humility, empathy or curiosity. 937 more words

What You See is All There is?

One story that constantly get splashed across Mumbai tabloids (the city I live in) is that of chain snatching. Almost all such newsreports give a feeling that the city is no longer as safe as it used to be. 561 more words

Bangalore Mirror

System 1 & System 2

“… one further limitation of System 1 is that it cannot be turned off. If you are shown a word on the screen in a language you know, you will read it – unless your attention is totally focus elsewhere.” – Daniel Kahneman in…
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Post Every Day

A49. Sugar Leads to Agreement and Consent

I’ve been thinking about whether sugar can influence the probability of giving consent or agreement. I believe that sugar can increase the chances of giving consent or agreement. 340 more words

Psychology