Nudge: Improving Decisions about Health, Wealth, and Happiness – Cass Sunstein & Richard Thaler
The book Nudge draws on research in psychology and behavioral economics to defend libertarian paternalism and active engineering …
Medical science has always promised – and often delivered – a longer, better life. But as the pace of science accelerates, do our expectations become unreasonable, fueled by an industry bent on profits and a media desperate for big news? Hope or Hype is a taboo-shattering look at what drives the American obsession with medical miracles, exposing the equipment manufacturers and pharmaceutical companies; doctors and hospitals too quick to order surgery; the politicians; the press; and our own technoconsumption mindset.
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