Tag: Daniel Kahneman

A lot of what Daniel Kahneman says here is written about in Daniel Gilbert’s book (Stumbling On Happiness) that I’ve been reading. If you remember, I posted another talk from Kahneman before about why moving to California won’t make you happy, and now he talks here about how actual experience and memory are often not […]

An interesting read that hits closely home. [via] According to Nobel prize-winning psychologist Daniel Kahneman, we humans are very poor decision makers when it comes to our own happiness. The problem begins with language. We use the word happiness, Kahneman says, to refer to two very different and often mutually contradictory phenomena: the mood of […]