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Recommended books by Associated Researchers

Dan Nguyen: former PhD Student, Department of Economics and Business Economics.

Daniel Kahneman’s “Thinking, fast and slow” from 2011 is a great book introducing his work with Amos Tversky, which was been awarded the Nobel prize. Basically, it questions the assumptions made in economic rationality. In the book, he proposes two systems of thinking: one which is fast (driven by emotions and heuristics) and another which is slow (driven by rationality and consciousness). The book discusses how these two systems interact and is a great layman’s introduction to concepts such as loss aversion and prospect theory

Lasse Laustsen: Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science and Government. 

One of the best books I have read on human evolutionary history is “Da mennesket blev menneske” by Peter K. A. Jensen. The book provides a very well-written introduction to and overview of human evolution and how humans have spread and inhabited the Earth over time.

Lene Aarøe: Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science and Government. 

The Adapted Mind by Jerome H. Barkow, Leda Cosmides and John Tooby is a key book on how the mind works and gives a rich overview of the field of evolutionary psychology. 

Alexandra Kraus: former PhD student, Department of Management. 

Until today, my research bible has been the "Handbook of Implicit Social Cognition" from Gawronski and Payne.

Leonie Gerhards: former Postdoc, Department of Economics and Business Economics.

“Mostly Harmless Econometrics – An Empiricist’s Companion” by Joshua D. Angrist and Jörn-Steffen Pischke.

Lars Bach: Assistant Professor, Department of Culture and Society.

“Game-Theoretical Models in Biology", 2013, by Mark Broom and Jan Rychtar (Chapman & Hall).

Oana Vuculescu: Research Assistant, PhD, Department of Management. 

"Nonlinear Dynamics and Chaos", 2001, by Steven Strogatz.

Martin Bagger: Assistant Professor, Department of Economics and Business Economics. 

"Eye Tracking: A Comprehensive Guide to Methods and Measures", 2011, by Kenneth Holmqvist et al.

Emma von Essen: Associate Professor, Department of Economics and Business Economics. 

"Kritik af den negative opbyggelighed", 2005, by Frederik Stjernfelt and Søren Ulrik Thomsen.

Andreas Lieberoth: Assistant Professor, Department of Educational Psychology, Danish School of Education and Research Fellow, Interacting Minds Center.

Recently I've been excited about Play Matters by Miguel Sicart.

Marc Andersen: PhD Student, Department of the Study of Religion and Interacting Minds Centre.

"The Predictive Mind" by Jakob Hohwy.