To the power of two

Emily Hutchinson reviews 'The Undoing Project: A Friendship That Changed the World'.

This book is a biography with a difference. Michael Lewis paints a vivid picture of how Daniel Kahneman and Amos Tversky developed as individuals, and more significantly how they developed together, to generate such significant and game-changing ideas and theories. The author is not a psychologist, but has published a number of books along the theme of the fallibility of decision-making (e.g. Moneyball).

As well as describing the theories that Kahneman and Tversky produced,

 

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