The Undoing Project is a book by Michael Lewis about the friendship between Daniel Kahneman and Amos Tversky. The two men met as graduate students at Hebrew University in Jerusalem, and they soon began working together on some of the most important questions in psychology. Their collaboration was productive and lasting, but it was also fraught with tension. In this book, Lewis describes the remarkable way that their ideas about human judgment influenced one another, ultimately changing our understanding of how people make decisions.
For who is this book for ?
This book is for people who are interested in psychology, decision-making and the human mind.
- The Undoing Project is a fascinating look at the friendship between two of the most influential psychologists of all time.
- It provides a detailed account of how their ideas about human judgment influenced each other, and changed our understanding of decision making.
- The book is well written and easy to read.
- Some readers may find the topic dry
- The book can be dense at times
- It is lengthy
Learn more about the author
Michael Lewis is a bestselling author and journalist who has written about topics ranging from the financial crisis to baseball. He is the author of The Undoing Project, as well as books such as Liar’s Poker, Moneyball, and Flash Boys.
“If you want to understand yourself and the people around you, read this book. It is insightful, entertaining, and easy to read. Michael Lewis has a wonderful ability to make complex subjects understandable.”
“Michael Lewis has a phenomenal ability to take complex topics and make them digestible for the masses. In The Undoing Project, he does just that by telling the story of how Daniel Kahneman and Amos Tversky’s friendship led to landmark findings in cognitive science.”
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“Michael Lewis is a master storyteller, and in The Undoing Project he tells the fascinating story of how Daniel Kahneman and Amos Tversky changed the way we think about human judgment and decision-making. It’s an absolute must-read for anyone interested in psychology, economics, or just understanding why we do what we do.”