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The Royal Institution 14-10 Club Meeting - Daniel Kahneman

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November 16, 2011 November 16, 2011


7 pm


The Royal Institution, London [Map it]


Two systems drive the way we think and make choices: system one is fast, intuitive, and emotional; system two is slower, more deliberative, and more logical. Over many years, Nobel Prize winner Daniel Kahneman has conducted groundbreaking research into this – in his own words – “machinery of the mind”. Fast thinking has extraordinary capabilities, but also faults and biases. Intuitive impressions have a pervasive influence on our thoughts and our choices.

Daniel will argue that only by understanding how the two systems work together, can we learn the truth about the role of optimism in opening up a new business, the psychological pitfalls of playing the stock market. Daniel shows where we can trust our intuitions and how we can tap into the benefits of slow thinking. He offers practical and enlightening insights into how choice are made in both our business and personal lives – and how we can guard against the mental glitches that often get us into trouble.

Tickets: £10 standard, £7 Concessions and £5 Ri Members.
Schools can book at a discounted rate. Please call the events team on 020 7409 2992 for further information.