In his book Thinking Fast and Slow, Daniel Kahneman looks at and explains the choices and errors in judgment people make over a span of time. He presents the key findings of his research on intuitive statistics. Both Kahneman and his colleague and close friend Amos Tversky find that human intuition was lacking - judgments are biased and people are willing to believe in inadequate evidence based on few observations.
Summary and analysis of How Not to Die by Michael Greger, MD, with Gene Stone. Preview: Consuming a plant-based diet is the most effective way to resolve chronic conditions and prevent their development, or so Dr. Michael Greger suggests. In his book, How Not to Die, Greger argues that plant-based diets offer the nutritional benefits humans need to survive and thrive but without the harmful effects of animal-based foods.
Remember that dream you once had about being a famous painter, writer, or actor? What has stopped you from being the next Shakespeare? The answer to that can be found in Steven Pressfield's book: The War of Art. While some may take it for a self-help book, The War of Art is much more than that. This book summary guides you to a path of self-understanding, which will lead you to recognize what is holding you back.
In his book The Obstacle Is the Way, Ryan Holiday explores the usefulness of stoicism in today's society. Pointing to the stoic practices of Marcus Aurelius, Holiday suggests that the best way to overcome obstacles is to control our perceptions and emotions, take intentional action, and learn from failures. His main point is that, to be successful, you must avoid letting your emotions control how you act and react when faced with obstacles.