Kahneman’s Clarity: Using Mysterious Coinage in Science

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Feeling is a form of thinking. Both are ways of processing data, though one is faster. Establishing those re-conceptions required a powerful under-noticed scientific technique that needs no instruments or mathematics, just new language. What Daniel Kahneman calls ” theory induced blindness ” can be cured by artful use of mysterious new coinage.In his field reshaping, paradigm-tipping book Thinking, Fast and Slow , Kahneman carefully wrestles with flaws in conventional ideas about judgment and choice. ” Social scientists in the 1970s broadly accepted two ideas about human nature. First, people are generally rational…Second, emotions…explain most of the occasions on which people depart from rationality .” But Kahneman’s Nobel Prize-winning work ” documented…and traced [systematic] erro…