Why is split second decision-making superior to deliberation? Gut Feelings delivers the science behind Malcolm Gladwell?s Blink Reflection and reason. Gerd Gigerenzer, Gut Feelings: Short Cuts to Better Decision Making, Penguin Books, (1st ed. ) ISBN £ (paperback). Gut Feelings by Gerd Gigerenzer. Essay. Joel Edenberg. I found this book to be very good. Even though the book did not contain any surprising.

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Giigerenzer is an intriguing work on human decision making. Besides offering an easy-to-read version of his scientific evidence, Gigenrenzer also provides some real world applications of his theories.

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However, there are situations in which they do not work as well. Gigerenzer even gives some examples of how it could be a good thing, like how hut could increase the percentage of organ donors or help doctors better prioritize the symptoms and care of patients! Freud warns not to put any value on gut feelings. It is a very interesting book, and if you just let yourself go with it, highly readable.

Gut Feelings (2007)

Hardcoverpages. Jan 23, Steven Peterson rated it it was amazing. This book was kind of like “The Tipping Point” by Malcolm Gladwell, but instead of how you think, it’s about how the brain works.


Advertisers have learned to exploit it. Account Options Sign in. Condensed, it would make a great piece in Readers Digest. Overall, Gut Feelings is a fascinating discussion of human gerrd behavior ferd a well respected expert. About Gut Feelings Why is split second decision-making superior to deliberation?

Trivia About Feelnigs Feelings: BZD Publishers Chinese translation: Lieberman seems to take up where Gigerenzer left off on the subject, fills in and expands further details of neurological studies including his own on the subject of human social instincts and our need for social networks driving our evolution and behaviors, as well as being at the core of our human nature.

Oct 19, Martha Love rated it it was amazing. So much for logics. This was an easy enough read and I might have enjoyed it more if I hadn’t gigernzer the Decisive Moment first. This book is just a discussion around the evidence for gut feeling being our primary driver. Instead of endlessly tabulating criteria, he asks us just to focus on the big criterion, in this case, things that have conspicuous relation with drop out rate, like say attendance rate.

That rule is imperfect. Jan 12, Jen rated it liked it.

Gut Feelings: The Intelligence of the Unconscious by Gerd Gigerenzer

Chapters of particular interest: Aug 15, Lisa rated it liked it Shelves: Dec 29, Tucker rated it liked it Shelves: The Intelligence of the Unconscious by Gerd Gigerenzer. I would like to find out if I really should be following fuzzy feelings out of the gate, or if they should be filtered in some way.


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Jun 27, Andrew Skretvedt rated it really liked it. He pointed out that sometimes we imitate the majority of our peers and sometimes we imitate only successful individuals. Intuition is simply the mind filling in blanks. I just enjoyed re-reading Gerd Gigerenzer’s book “Gut Feelings”.

Gut Feelings: The Intelligence of the Unconscious

Distribuidora Record, Brazil Turkish translation: Ariel, Croatian translation: May 18, Allysha Moulton rated it liked it. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

This book was not exactly what I expected, but good nonetheless. It is somewhat puzzling that a clearly very wise person is so exercised by a mistaken perception.

However, I didn’t think any of the core ideas were super insightful and most of the studies cited seemed a bit flawed or at least inconclusive. He says we should not be disillusioned by this knowledge of human behavior and instead use it to our advantage to sway outcomes.