Professor Daniel Kahneman
Ph.D., FAPA, Nobel Laureate is author of
Thinking, Fast and Slow and
Senior Scholar at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and
International Affairs. He is also Professor of Psychology and Public
Affairs Emeritus at the Woodrow Wilson School, the Eugene Higgins
Professor of Psychology Emeritus at Princeton University, and a fellow
of the Center for Rationality at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem.
Daniel has held the position of professor of psychology at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem (1970–1978), the University of British Columbia (1978–1986), and the University of California, Berkeley (1986–1994). He is a member of the National Academy of Science, the Philosophical Society, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and a fellow of the American Psychological Association, the American Psychological Society, the Society of Experimental Psychologists, and the Econometric Society.
He has been the recipient of many awards, among them the Distinguished Scientific Contribution Award of the American Psychological Association (1982) and the Grawemeyer Prize (2002), both jointly with Amos Tversky, the Warren Medal of the Society of Experimental Psychologists (1995), the Hilgard Award for Career Contributions to General Psychology (1995), the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences (2002), and the Lifetime Contribution Award of the American Psychological Association (2007). He holds honorary degrees from numerous universities.
Daniel coedited Choices, Values, and Frames, Heuristics and Biases: The Psychology of Intuitive Judgment, Judgment Under Uncertainty: Heuristics and Biases, and Well-Being: Foundations of Hedonic Psychology, and authored Attention and Effort. Read the full list of his publications!
Watch his TED Talk Daniel Kahneman: The riddle of experience vs. memory, Nobel Prize Lecture by Daniel Kahneman, Daniel Kahneman: Why Moving to California Won’t Make You Happy, Daniel Kahneman — June 2012, Charlie Rose — Daniel Kahneman, In Conversation with Daniel Kahneman, Daniel Kahneman — Thinking That We Know, and Daniel Kahneman on The Machinery of the Mind. Read Daniel Kahneman on the Trap of “Thinking That We Know”, Nobel Laureate Debunks Economic Theory, Social Policy and Subjective Well-Being, This much I know: Daniel Kahneman, and The Quiz Daniel Kahneman Wants You to Fail. Read his Nobel Prize profile, his TED profile, and his Wikipedia profile.