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  • Feeling Smart: Why Our Emotions Are More Rational Than We Think | Eyal Winter

    Feeling Smart: Why Our Emotions Are More Rational Than We Think

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 11 mins)
    • By Eyal Winter
    • Narrated By Sean Pratt
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    Distinguished authors like Daniel Kahneman, Dan Ariely, and Nassim Nicholas Taleb have written much about the flaws in the human brain when it comes time to make a decision. Our intuitions and passions frequently fail us, leading to outcomes we don't want. In this audiobook, Eyal Winter, Professor of Economics and Director of the Center for the Study of Rationality at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, wonders: why? If our emotions are so destructive and unreliable, why has evolution left us with them?

    Dubito Ergo Sum says: "A brilliant marraige of various psych sciences!"
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