By reading this koob, you will learn how our minds make judgments and choices.
You will also learn:
The differences in the ways our Systems 1 and 2 think
The pros and cons of trusting our intuition and confidence
What happens when we put effort into where our attention goes
How memory affects the decisions we make every day
The way our image of the world is modified by what we’re exposed to
How the mind attempts to maintain a coherent version of the world
Our minds are powerful machines that make decisions and create worldviews through many different mechanisms. There are facets of the mind working without our awareness, and some that require more effort and skill. Intuition, overconfidence, and memory all play a role in our decision-making, as does the world we’re exposed to. Our efforts to create a version of the surrounding world that is sensical and controllable cause us to make miscalculations and false judgments. Are you ready to learn about the different ways we choose and think, so that you can determine methods to make more reliable decisions?