Why is split second decision-making superior to deliberation? Gut Feelings delivers the science behind Malcolm Gladwell?s Blink Reflection and reason. Gerd Gigerenzer, Gut Feelings: Short Cuts to Better Decision Making, Penguin Books, (1st ed. ) ISBN £ (paperback). Gut Feelings by Gerd Gigerenzer. Essay. Joel Edenberg. I found this book to be very good. Even though the book did not contain any surprising.

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Gut Feelings delivers the science behind Malcolm Gladwell?

Gut Feelings (2007)

You may wonder it is cultural or religious reason to cause this discrepancy, but in fact, the major culprit is the system. Jul 30, Andrea rated it really liked it Shelves: It is a very interesting book, and if you just let yourself go with it, highly readable.

Condensed, it would make a great piece in Readers Digest. About Gut Feelings Why is split second decision-making superior to deliberation? For example, many scie After hearing this gigerehzer described as the “science behind Malcolm Gladwell’s Blink ,” I thought that it might be inaccessible and filled with jargon. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

However, I did appreciate learning more about the mental functions that Gigerenzer so clearly writes about and I enjoyed reading his many examples and stories the second time as much as the first. What do you think? Gladwell drew heavily on Gigerenzer?


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Knowing the difference and adjusting appropriately is key. And, accroding to the author, gerr suggest that these can be more effective than statistical analysis.

The system in the US operates vice verse.

The Intelligence of the Unconscious you kind of have to stop making sense to borrow from the Gigefenzer Heads or at least let go of the idea that everything has to make sense. Therefore, when we view circles drawn on a flat sheet, top-shaded circles appear as indentations, bottom-shaded circles appear as pop-outs.

This notion can explain why companies will throw huge sum of money on commercials: It was great in the first few chapters. This book has quite a few interesting anecdotes and studies that demonstrate how our subconscious mind is where most of our decisions are made, and actually does a good job most of the time with a few rules of thumb and some ignorance. Cuertea Veche Portuguese translation: Gigerenzer’s explanations of social decision heuristics — what we do versus what we think we are doing — are compelling and thought-provoking.

Based on experience over eons, shortcuts for making decisions came about. I just enjoyed re-reading Gerd Gigerenzer’s book “Gut Feelings”. Most of the lousiest episodes in history are the result of applied intuition, from the impaling of Christians, to the burning of witches, to the bleeding of the diseased.


Lieberman seems to take up where Gigerenzer left off on the subject, fills in and expands further details of neurological studies including his own on the subject of human social instincts and our need for social networks driving our but and behaviors, as well as being at the core of our human nature.

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Gut Feelings

Jul 05, Pages Buy. Jan 01, Dinah rated it liked it Shelves: Facing two glass Highly readable for such a scientific book.

Some of this stuff was obvious, even to m This is the pop-science book behind pop-science books like “Blink”. Reading it just made me uneasy because once the more we understand about the way people make gut decisions, the more that understanding will be exploited.

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Oct 19, Martha Love rated it it was amazing. Ariel, Croatian translation: No trivia or quizzes yet.