psychology, decision-making, risk, quantitative literacy, heuristics, biases
Daniel Kahneman. Thinking, Fast and Slow (New York, NY: Farrar, Straus and Giroux) 499 pp. ISBN 978-0374275631.
As an expansive review of Kahneman and others' work over the past half-century in understanding human decision-making, Thinking, Fast and Slow provides Numeracy readers much to consider for both pedagogy and research. In this review, we outline Kahneman's core argument—that humans use both rash (emotional) System 1 thinking and slow (logical) System 2 thinking—then discuss how such systems might be addressed in a quantitative literacy classroom.
Tunstall, Samuel L., and Patrick N. Beymer. "Learning to Think Slower: Review of Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman (2011)." Numeracy 10, Iss. 2 (2017): Article 16. DOI: http://doi.org/10.5038/1936-4618.104.22.168
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