Thinking in Bets: If You Don’t Have All the Truth Creating Smarter Decisions
Annie Duke is a World Series of Poker bracelet winner, the winner of the 2004 Tournament of Champions and the only girl to win the NBC National Poker Heads Up Championship. Now, with her cognitive psychology graduate work at UPenn, she awakens her poker expertise as an expert speaker and decision strategist. She is a founder of I Pick, a nonprofit that produces curricula and tools to improve decision making and thinking skills that are critical for middle schoolers that are under-served.
Thinking in Bets provides a persuasive, and eminently useful, fresh way to think about the decisions of life. Annie Duke has written an often humorous, and important, book that make smarter decisions because of this — and can allow you to understand your flaws. You can bet on it.
A book both practical and entertaining, based as it is on lessons learned from thousands of hours of decision making under pressure, as Annie Duke and poker played. At heart, it is about how we distinguish skill from luck in conclusions, how we could improve the ability component of the balance,while knowing that fortune will play a part.
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