Goodreads Review of Gut Feelings

Gut Feelings: The Intelligence of the UnconsciousGut Feelings: The Intelligence of the Unconscious by Gerd Gigerenzer

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

This pretty much sums the book up:

“…Gut feelings are in fact neither impeccable nor stupid. As I have argued, they take advantage of the evolved capacities of the brain and are based on rules of thumb that enable us to act fast and with astounding accuracy. The quality of intuition lies in the intelligence of the unconscious: the ability to know without thinking which role to rely on in which situation…there is no way around intuition; we could achieve little without it.” (p228-229)

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