Daniel Kahneman Quotes

Daniel Kahneman Quotes: A person who has not made peace with his losses is likely to accept gambles that would be unacceptable to him otherwise.
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Daniel Kahneman Quote: The experiencing self lives in the moment; it is the one that answers the question, 'Does it hurt?' or 'What were you thinking about just now?' The remembering self is the one that answers questions about the overall evaluation of episodes or periods of one's life, such as a stay in the hospital or the years since one left college.
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Quotes about Daniel Kahneman: Friends are sometimes a big help when they share your feelings. In the context of decisions, the friends who will serve you best are those who understand your feelings but are not overly impressed by them.
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Quote about Daniel Kahneman: Doubting what you see is a very odd experience. And doubting what you remember is a little less odd than doubting what you see. But it's also a pretty odd experience, because some memories come with a very compelling sense of truth about them, and that happens to be the case even for memories that are not true.
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Daniel Kahneman Sayings: If people do not know what is going to make them better off or give them pleasure, then the idea that you can trust people to do what will give them pleasure becomes questionable.
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Sayings about Daniel Kahneman: To better avoid errors, you should talk to people who disagree with you and you should talk to people who are not in the same emotional situation you are.
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Saying about Daniel Kahneman: All of us roughly know what memory is. I mean, memory is sort of the storage of the past. It's the storage of our personal experiences. It's a very big deal.
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Daniel Kahneman Quotes: People are very good [at] thinking about agents. The mind is set really beautifully to think about agents. Agents have traits. Agents have behaviors. We understand agents. We form global impression of their personalities. We are really not very good at remembering sentences where the subject of the sentence is an abstract notion.
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Daniel Kahneman Quote: We are prone to overestimate how much we understand about the world and to underestimate the role of chance in events.
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Quotes about Daniel Kahneman: My impression is that the elimination of memories greatly reduces the value of the experience.
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Quote about Daniel Kahneman: When people think of the outcomes of their decisions, they think much more short term than that. They think in terms of gains and losses.
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Daniel Kahneman Sayings: You should expect little or nothing from Wall Street stock pickers who hope to be more accurate than the market in predicting the future of prices. And you should not expect much from pundits making long-term forecasts.
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Daniel Kahneman Saying: After a crisis we tell ourselves we understand why it happened and maintain the illusion that the world is understandable. In fact, we should accept the world is incomprehensible much of the time.
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Sayings about Daniel Kahneman: When action is needed, optimism, even of the mildly delusional variety, may be a good thing.
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Saying about Daniel Kahneman: Optimistic people play a disproportionate role in shaping our lives. Their decisions make a difference; they are inventors, entrepreneurs, political and military leaders - not average people. They got to where they are by seeking challenges and taking risks.
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Daniel Kahneman Quotes: Most of the moments of our life - and I calculated, you know, the psychological present is said to be about three seconds long; that means that, you know, in a life there are about 600 million of them; in a month, there are about 600,000 - most of them don't leave a trace.
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Daniel Kahneman Quote: We have no reason to expect the quality of intuition to improve with the importance of the problem. Perhaps the contrary: high-stake problems are likely to involve powerful emotions and strong impulses to action.
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