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Published: 06 August 2015

394 Pages | With illustrations


ISBN: 9780190263171

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The Mind within the Brain

How We Make Decisions and How those Decisions Go Wrong

A. David Redish

  • Synthesis of decades of decision-systems work from varied fields: robotics, computational analysis, learning theory, and neuroscience
  • A new unified theory of the multi-dimensional mammalian decision-making system, describing its vulnerabilities and "failure modes"
  • A new view of decision-making failures, i.e. consequences of breakdowns in the decision-making system
  • Offers fresh insight into one of the most complex aspects of human behavior

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