Thinking About Thinking

10.14.2012
(was 01.15.2012)

Daniel Kahneman is a Nobel laureate psychologist.  So he’s the perfect person to give us a new way of thinking about thinking, which is exactly what he does in his new book, “Thinking, Fast and Slow.”  In this hour, Kahneman tells us about the two systems that drive the way we think. 

  1. Daniel Kahneman on "Thinking, Fast and Slow"

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    Nobel Laureate psychologist Daniel Kahneman talks to Steve Paulson about the two basic systems that drive the way we think.  Kahneman is the author of "Thinking, Fast and Slow.'

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