TWO SYSTEMS : The characters of the story -- Attention and effort -- The lazy controller -- The associative machine -- Cognitive ease -- Norms, surprises, and causes -- A machine for jumping to conclusions -- How judgments happen -- Answering an easier question. HEURISTICS AND BIASES : The law of small numbers -- Anchors -- The science of availability -- Availability, emotion, and risk -- Tom W's specialty -- Linda: less is more -- Causes trump statistic -- Regression to the mean -- Taming intuitive predictions. OVERCONFIDENCE : The illusion of understanding -- The illusion of validity -- Intuitions vs. formulas -- Expert intuition: when can we trust it? -- The outside view -- The engine of capitalism. CHOICES : Bernoulli's errors -- Prospect theory -- the endowment effect -- Bad events -- The fourfold pattern -- Rare events -- Risk policies -- Keeping score -- Reversals -- Frames and reality. TWO SELVES : Two selves -- Life as a story -- Experienced well-being -- Thinking about life.Takes readers on a tour of the mind explaining the two systems that drive the way we think - system one is fast, intuitive, and emotional, while system two is slower, more deliberative, and more logical. Reveals how we can tap into the benefits of slow thinking and offers practical insights into how we can use different techniques to prevent mental glitches that can cause us problems.