Behavioural Economics: Psychology, neuroscience, and the human side of economics

Behavioural Economics: Psychology, neuroscience, and the human side of economics

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Overview

An overview of the blended field of behavioural economics.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781666500745
Publisher: Dreamscape Media
Publication date: 06/29/2021
Series: Hot Science Series
Edition description: Unabridged
Product dimensions: 6.04(w) x 5.04(h) x 1.13(d)

About the Author

David Orrell is an applied mathematician and author of popular-science books. He studied mathematics at the University of Alberta and obtained his doctorate from Oxford University on the prediction of nonlinear systems. His book Apollo's Arrow: The Science of Prediction and the Future of Everything was a national bestseller and finalist for the 2007 Canadian Science Writers' Award, and his book Economyths: Ten Ways Economics Gets It Wrong was a finalist for the 2011 National Business Book Award.

Al Kessel is a full-time narrator and voice actor who prides himself on his ability to bring any character to life with his voice. He currently records multiple genres in his home studio in Arizona.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

1 Stay or Go? 5

2 The Rational(ish) Animal 17

3 Too Much Information 33

4 Prospect Theory 51

5 'Paradoxes' 69

6 The Pleasure Machine 91

7 Safety in Numbers 115

8 The Big Picture 135

Further reading 167

Index 173

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