Critiquing Kahneman’s Thinking, fast and slow.

Daniel Kahneman popularised the idea that there are two types of thinking. There is the fast, automatic, intuitive and unconscious type of thinking. This is system 1 and it accounts for most of our thought processes. Then there is system 2, slow, effortful and, apparently, conscious. Now, some scientists are saying that distinction is too simplistic. What seems more likely is that the distinction is quite a useful one to make from a theoretical perspective. But in practice the two systems generally work together.

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