Michael Lewis (who wrote “Moneyball” and “The Big Short”) presents this terrific story of the friendship and academic rivalry between Daniel Kahneman and Amos Tversky. It is an easy read but provides a substantive context for the foundations of behavioral economics.
Poor decisions are often a result of the way decisions are made. In this article, Hammond, Keeney and Raiffa talk discuss the ways that the human brain can sabotage decisions through a series of psychological traps. They describe the ways that decision makers can ensure their major decisions are sound.