Book recommendations: Behavioral decision theory and emotion research

Inspired by a post on must reads for books on the psychology of choice, here is my list of popular press books related to my research interests in judgment, emotion, and choice:

Thinking, Fast and Slow by Danny Kahneman. The most academic book in the group. Also, the most precise.

Predictably Irrational by Dan Ariely.  Dan’s first book.

Stumbling on Happiness by Dan Gilbert. Entertaining read – though overstated.

Mindless Eating by Brian Wansink. The obesity problem explained. Real solutions proposed.

The Invisible Gorilla by Christopher Chabris and Daniel Simons. If you like this video, you will like this book.

Made to Stick by the Heath brothers. Read this if you want to get people’s attention.

The Black Swan by Nassim Taleb This book could blow your mind.

Influence by Bob Cialdini. A classic.

Nudge by Dick Thaler and Cass Sunstein. Learn about the power of choice architecture.

Positivity by Barb Frederickson. Happiness is (real) good.

Wait by Frank Partnoy. The anti-Blink book.

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