"The papers chosen for this volume are an excellent collection, generally well-written and fascinating." Journal of Economic Literature
"The examples are lively, the style is engaging, and it is as entertaining as it is enlightening." Times Literary Supplement
"...an important and well-written book." Journal of the American Statistical Association
"...a good collection of papers on an important topic." Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology
"Clearly, this is an important book. Anyone who undertakes judgment and decision research should own it." Contemporary Psychology
Thirty-five chapters describe various judgmental heuristics and the biases they produce, not only in laboratory experiments, but in important social, medical, and political situations as well. Most review multiple studies or entire subareas rather than describing single experimental studies.