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Daniel Kahneman

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Daniel Kahneman (; Hebrew: דניאל כהנמן; born March 5, 1934) is an Israeli-American psychologist and economist notable for his work on the psychology of judgment and decision-making, as well as behavioral economics, for which he was awarded the 2002 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences (shared with Vernon L. Smith). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Daniel Kahneman has received more than 3,176,458 page views. His biography is available in 62 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 57 in 2019). Daniel Kahneman is the 23rd most popular psychologist (up from 25th in 2019), the 46th most popular biography from Israel (up from 55th in 2019) and the most popular Israeli Psychologist.

Daniel Kahneman is most famous for his work in behavioral economics. He is a psychologist and economist who has spent his career studying human judgment and decision-making. His research shows that people are not the rational, self-interested actors they are often assumed to be.

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Among psychologists, Daniel Kahneman ranks 23 out of 183Before him are John B. Watson, Kurt Lewin, B. F. Skinner, Edward Thorndike, Melanie Klein, and Anna Freud. After him are Wilhelm Reich, Irvin D. Yalom, Alfred Binet, Lawrence Kohlberg, Hermann Ebbinghaus, and Gustav Fechner.

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Among people born in 1934, Daniel Kahneman ranks 14Before him are Giorgio Armani, Judi Dench, Carl Sagan, Gene Cernan, Leonid Kravchuk, and Nana Mouskouri. After him are Shirley MacLaine, Henrik, Prince Consort of Denmark, Jane Goodall, Paul Ekman, Sydney Pollack, and Vavá.

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Among people born in Israel, Daniel Kahneman ranks 46 out of 430Before him are Benjamin Netanyahu (1949), Sibylla, Queen of Jerusalem (1160), Hezekiah (-800), Procopius (500), Jeroboam (-1000), and Josiah (-648). After him are Judas Maccabeus (-200), Amos Oz (1939), James, son of Alphaeus (-10), Barabbas (1), Herodias (-100), and Amin al-Husseini (1895).


Among psychologists born in Israel, Daniel Kahneman ranks 1After him are Amos Tversky (1937).