Thinking Slow

Daniel Kahneman, the best selling author of Thinking, Fast and Slow described two types of thinking which are innate to the human condition. The first kind of thinking is Fast thinking, which is driven by instinct and intuition. Whereas slow thinking is the methodical and analytical side of the human brain.

When trying to solve a problem the brain engages fast thinking first, and if enough time is spent the slow thinking will kick in and validate the answer. You can test this by solving some puzzles. Here’s a classic one which more than half of Harvard College students get wrong:

If a baseball and a bat cost $1.10 together, and the bat costs $1.00 more than the ball, how ... subscribe to read more

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