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Noise : a flaw in human judgment / Daniel Kahneman, Olivier Sibony, Cass R. Sunstein.

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New Milford Public Library 153.8 KAH (Text to phone) 34021139521955 Adult New Nonfiction Checked out 06/21/2021

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 399-438) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction: Two kinds of error -- Finding a noise -- Your mind is a measuring instrument -- Noise in predictive judgments -- How noise happens -- Improving judgments -- Optimal noise -- Review and conclusion: Taking noise seriously -- Epilogue: A less noisy world -- Appendix A: How to conduct a noise audit -- Appendix B: A checklist for a decision observer -- Appendix C: Correcting predictions.
Summary, etc.:
Discusses why people make bad judgments and how to make better ones by reducing the influence of "noise"--variables that can cause bias in decision making--and draws on examples in many fields, including medicine, law, economic forecasting, forensic science, strategy, and personnel selection
Subject: Decision making.
Reasoning (Psychology)
Cognitive styles.
Genre: Self-help publications.

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