The Marvels and the Flaws of Intuitive Thinking
September 13, 2011 1:26 PM   Subscribe

The Marvels and the Flaws of Intuitive Thinking, an Edge Master Class with Nobel Laureate Daniel Kahneman. Follow-up discussion with Leda Cosmides, John Tooby, and Steven Pinker. (previously)
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omg how could i not have known about this website? a thousand blessings on you sir.
posted by facetious at 1:42 PM on September 13, 2011

Very cool. And I am so glad to see a transcript with embedded images instead of merely a video.
posted by exogenous at 2:13 PM on September 13, 2011

Wow, I did one of my undergrad papers on those guys. Some old neurons have just been zapped awake -- thanks for the link...
posted by Alexandra Kitty at 3:08 PM on September 13, 2011

it's seriously making me feel dizzy how interesting this is. i can't believe we're talking 4 comments.
posted by facetious at 7:13 PM on September 13, 2011

It's a fascinating article, but I don't feel smart enough to say something sensible about it.

I like pears. People eat more apples than pears, but you can't beat a good pear.
posted by Joe in Australia at 10:59 PM on September 13, 2011

The "mini reactions" part reminds me of these recent studies suggesting Botox use impairs empathy.
posted by hawthorne at 6:12 AM on September 14, 2011

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