Noise : a flaw in human judgment / Daniel Kahneman, Olivier Sibony, Cass R. Sunstein.
- ISBN: 9780316451406
- ISBN: 0316451401
- Physical Description: ix, 454 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
- Publisher: New York : Little, Brown Spark, 2021.
- Copyright: ©2021
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 399-438) and index.
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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.
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
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