Daniel Kahneman

Daniel Kahneman

Israeli-American psychologist
Often, the most enjoyable part of an activity is the anticipation.More Daniel Kahneman quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I have always believed that scientific research is another domain where a form of optimism is essential to success: I have yet to meet a successful scientist who lacks the ability to exaggerate the importance of what he or she is doing, and I believe that someone who lacks a delusional sense of significance will wilt in the face of repeated experiences of multiple small failures and rare successes, the fate of most researchers.More Daniel Kahneman quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
You are more likely to learn something by finding surprises in your own behavior than by hearing surprising facts about people in general.More Daniel Kahneman quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
We were required to predict a soldier's performance in officer training and in combat, but we did so by evaluating his behavior over one hour in an artificial situation. This was a perfect instance of a general rule that I call WYSIATI, "What you see is all there is." We had made up a story from the little we knew but had no way to allow for what we did not know about the individual's future, which was almost everything that would actually matter. When you know as little as we did, you should not make extreme predictioMore Daniel Kahneman quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Survival prospects are poor for an animal that is not suspicious of novelty.More Daniel Kahneman quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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