Thinking: Fast And Slow Summary (8/10)

  1. Framing Effects: 90% Fat
  2. Base Rate Neglect: Seve the meek and tidy soul.
  • Tornadoes were seen as more frequent killers than asthma, although the latter cause 20 times more deaths.
  • Death by lightning was judged less likely than death from butlism even though it is 52 times more frequent.
  • Death by disease is 18 times as likely as accidental death, but the two were judged about equally likely.
  • Death by accidents was judged to be more than 300 times more likely than death by diabetes, but the true ratio is 1:4.

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Sud Alogu

Sud Alogu

I write about ideas that matter to me. In other words, revolutionary.