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Author Gigerenzer, Gerd, author

Title Risk savvy : how to make good decisions / Gerd Gigerenzer
Published New York, New York : Penguin Books, 2015


Description viii, 322 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents Part 1. The psychology of risk. Are people stupid? ; Certainty is an illusion ; Defensive decision making ; Why do we fear what's unlikely to kill us? -- Part 2: Getting risk savvy. Mind your money ; Leadership and intuition ; Fun and games ; Getting to the heart of romance ; What doctors need to know ; Health care: no decision about me without me ; Banks, cows, and other dangerous things -- Part 3: Start early. Revolutionize school
Summary An essential guide to the science of good decision making, showing how ordinary people can make better decisions for their money, their health, and their families--Back cover
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 279-310) and index
Subject Decision making.
Choice (Psychology)
Risk assessment.
ISBN 0143127101