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Thinking 101: How to Reason Better to Live Better (Book Bite)

So, you want to make better decisions, but aren’t sure where to start. It helps if you can identify the errors of your thinking, long before you ever start weighing options. In the 2022 book Thinking 101: How to Reason Better to Live Better, award-winning researcher and professor of psychology at Yale University Woo-Kyoung Ahn shows you how to recognize and prevent common cognitive bugs to improve decision-making in all areas of your life. Tune into this audiobook summary from Next Big Idea Club to hear Woo-Kyoung share five key insights from Thinking 101. Find out why thinking errors are so prevalent as byproducts of adaptive cognitive systems, as well as why they can still occur even when you mean well, leading to devastating, unpredictable consequences. Along the way, get tips on how to reduce your thinking errors by exploiting your cognitive mechanisms, being satisfied with good enough, and giving up on striving for perfection.

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