Decision making

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Recommended reading:

Street lights and shadows: searching for the keys to adaptive decision making by Gary Klein

Klein is an expert on real-life decision making and expert intuition.

The black swan: the impact of the highly improbable by Nassim Nicholas Taleb

A black swan is an event considered improbably yet induces dramatic influences. This book introduces many black swan events and invites us to think deeper.

Thinking, fast and slow by Daniel Kahneman

Kahneman won the 2002 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences for his research of human decision making bias, which is extensively summarized in this book. The phenomena he presented are interesting.

The Tale of Two Minds by Chong Chen

The above book by Kahneman is insightful, but it hardly helps us in our daily life. The Tale of Two Minds looks at the phenomena of decision making in everyday life and gives helpful tips.

How we decide by Jonah Lehrer

Although Lehrer wrote this book when he was a graduate student, this book is thorough and scientifically compelling.