Thinking: The New Science of Decision-Making, Problem-Solving, and Prediction

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: John Brockman

Narrated By: Tom Perkins

Publisher: Tantor Media

Date: April 2015

Duration: 13 hours 38 minutes

Summary:

Edited by John Brockman, publisher of Edge.org, Thinking presents original ideas by today's leading psychologists, neuroscientists, and philosophers who are radically expanding our understanding of human thought.


-Daniel Kahneman on the power (and pitfalls) of human intuition and 'unconscious' thinking.


-Daniel Gilbert on desire, prediction, and why getting what we want doesn't always make us happy.


-Nassim Nicholas Taleb on the limitations of statistics in guiding decision-making.


-Vilayanur Ramachandran on the scientific underpinnings of human nature.


-Simon Baron-Cohen on the startling effects of testosterone on the brain.


-Daniel C. Dennett on decoding the architecture of the 'normal' human mind.


-Sarah-Jayne Blakemore on mental disorders and the crucial developmental phase of adolescence.


-Jonathan Haidt, Sam Harris, and Roy Baumeister on the science of morality, ethics, and the emerging synthesis of evolutionary and biological thinking.


-Gerd Gigerenzer on rationality and what informs our choices.

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Thinking: The New Science of Decision-Making, Problem-Solving, and Prediction

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