A Tribute to Daniel Kahneman

Nobel laureate Daniel Kahneman, who died in March at the age of 90, was the focus of a special tribute at the APS Annual Convention in San Francisco.

An APS William James Fellow, Kahneman is considered one of history’s most influential psychologists. Best known for his work on the psychology of judgment and decision-making, he is considered a pioneer in the field of behavioral economics. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences in 2002.

In this special tribute, APS Fellow Elke Weber, a colleague of Kahneman’s at Princeton University, discusses the profound contributions he made to the field.

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