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Noise : a flaw in human judgment / Daniel Kahneman, Olivier Sibony, Cass R. Sunstein.

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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780316451406
  • ISBN: 0316451401
  • Physical Description: ix, 454 pages : illustrations, charts ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Little, Brown Spark, 2021.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 399-438) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction : Two kinds of error -- Part I: Finding noise. Crime and noisy punishment ; A noisy system ; Singular decisions -- Part II : Your mind is a measuring instrument. Matters of judgment ; Measuring error ; The analysis of noise ; Occasion noise ; How groups amplify noise --- Part III : Noise in predictive judgments. Judgments and models ; Noiseless rules ; Objective ignorance ; The valley of the normal -- Part IV : How noise happens. Heuristics, biases, and noise ; The matching operation ; Scales ; Patterns ; The sources of noise -- Part V : Improving judgments. Better judges for better judgments ; Debiasing and decision hygiene ; Sequencing information in forensic science ; Selection and aggregation in forecasting ; Guidelines in medicine ; Defining the scale in performance ratings ; Structure in hiring ; The mediating assessments protocol -- Part VI : Optimal noise. The costs of noise reduction ; Dignity ; Rules or standards? -- 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.
Summary, etc.:
Discusses why people make bad judgements 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.
Subject: Decision making.
Reasoning (Psychology)
Judgment.
Genre: Self-help.
Nonfiction.

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