The riddle of experience vs. memory

Using examples from vacations to colonoscopies, Nobel laureate and founder of behavioral economics Daniel Kahneman reveals how our “experiencing selves” and our “remembering selves” perceive happiness differently. This new insight has profound implications for economics, public policy — and our own self-awareness.

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3 Responses to The riddle of experience vs. memory

  1. wow! my partner has a brain injury and mostly lives in the “experiencing self” because the other part just does not exist. Well, not reliably. This video is absolutely fascinating and he really found, like I did, that this is the tip of the iceberg… We want more! thank you

  2. wow! my partner has a brain injury and mostly lives in the “experiencing self” because the other part just does not exist. Well, not reliably. This video is absolutely fascinating and he really found, like I did, that this is the tip of the iceberg… We want more! thank you

  3. wow! my partner has a brain injury and mostly lives in the "experiencing self" because the other part just does not exist. Well, not reliably. This video is absolutely fascinating and he really found, like I did, that this is the tip of the iceberg… We want more! thank you