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  • Thinking, Fast and Slow

  • By: Daniel Kahneman
  • Narrated by: Patrick Egan
  • Length: 20 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11,225
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,506
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,419

The guru to the gurus at last shares his knowledge with the rest of us. Nobel laureate Daniel Kahneman's seminal studies in behavioral psychology, behavioral economics, and happiness studies have influenced numerous other authors, including Steven Pinker and Malcolm Gladwell. In Thinking, Fast and Slow, Kahneman at last offers his own, first book for the general public. It is a lucid and enlightening summary of his life's work. It will change the way you think about thinking. Two systems drive the way we think and make choices, Kahneman explains....

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  • By Anthony A. on 07-13-13

How to hack a brain - tips from a seasoned hacker

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 01-05-12

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

This book provides some great insights into how our minds work, and when you analyze your own, you will soon realize that yours is also being hacked on a daily basis without you even being aware of it.
Being an IT security expert, it is difficult to not draw parallels to that universe when reading this book, realizing how our minds are being exploited on a daily basis without us even noticing.
Some of the topics and examples are fairly well known and the reader have most likely heard about or experienced them before, but here you get a good explaination for them and how much of it fit together. Those of you who are facinated by skilled mentalists like Derren Brown will gain some insights to some of their

What did you like best about this story?

The easy-to-grasp explainations and the practical examples demonstrating how these traits apply also to the readers mind.

What about Patrick Egan’s performance did you like?

Very good reading voice and overall performance, perfect fit with the right level of authority and credibility.

Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

It made me wonder where i can get an antivirus for my brain.

Any additional comments?

Mandatory reading for all wanna be mind hackers.

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