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Daniel Kahneman
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Kahneman In 2004
Born (1934-03-05) March 5, 1934 (age 88)[1]
NationalityUnited States, Israel
EducationHebrew University (BA)
University of California, Berkeley (MA, PhD)
Known forCognitive biases
Behavioral economics
Prospect theory
Loss aversion
AwardsAPA 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
FieldsPsychology, economics
InstitutionsPrinceton 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
ThesisAn analytical model of the semantic differential (1961)
Doctoral students
Anat Ninio
Avishai Henik
Baruch Fischhoff
Ziv Carmon

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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.[3]