518: Daniel Kahneman | When Noise Destroys Our Best of Choices


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Daniel Kahneman is a celebrated psychologist, economist, Nobel Prize winner, and author of the much-lauded Thinking, Fast and Slow and his latest, Noise: A Flaw in Human Judgment.

What We Discuss with Daniel Kahneman:

  • Why we don’t always produce the same results when faced with the same facts on two different occasions.
  • How noise -- in this context, variability in judgments that should be identical -- influences our choices.
  • How the detrimental effects of noise in medicine, law, economic forecasting, forensic science, bail, child protection, strategy, performance reviews, and personnel selection can ruin (and even end) lives.
  • How to tell the difference between noise and good old-fashioned bias.
  • How we can reduce the role of noise and bias in our lives to make our best choices.
  • And much more...

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