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Daniel Kahneman
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Kahneman In 2004
Born March 5, 1934 (1934-03-05) (age 87)
Nationality United States, Israel
Education Hebrew University (BA)
University of California, Berkeley (MA, PhD)
Known for Cognitive biases
Behavioral economics
Prospect theory
Loss aversion
Spouse(s) Ira Kahneman; Anne Treisman (1978–2018, her death)
Awards APA Lifetime Achievement Award (2007)
Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences (2002)
Tufts University Leontief Prize (2010)
APS Distinguished Scientific Contribution Award (1982)
University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award (2003)
Scientific career
Fields Psychology, economics
Institutions Princeton University 1993–
University of California, Berkeley 1986–93
University of British Columbia 1978–86
Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences 1972–73
Hebrew University of Jerusalem 1961–77
Thesis An analytical model of the semantic differential (1961)
Doctoral advisor Susan M. Ervin-Tripp
Doctoral students
Anat Ninio
Avishai Henik
Baruch Fischhoff
Ziv Carmon

Daniel Kahneman ( Hebrew: דניאל כהנמן; born March 5, 1934) is an Israeli-American psychologist and economist. He won the 2002 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences (shared with Vernon L. Smith).

In 2011, he was named by Foreign Policy magazine in its list of top global thinkers. In the same year, his book Thinking, Fast and Slow, which summarizes much of his research, was published and became a best seller.

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