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Thinking - The New Science of Decision-making, Problem-solving, and Prediction

John Brockman

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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.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Tom Perkins

Length:

13h 35m


Chapters

Free Sample

05:00

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

34:31


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

43:49


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

34:28


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

27:45


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

31:13


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

32:22


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

31:59


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

35:13


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

50:15


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

35:57


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

35:09


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

44:05


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

20:25


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

40:04


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

34:40


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

48:12


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

47:12


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

48:10


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

48:15


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

48:40


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

42:58