This is a summary of a very good essay by Tamsin Shaw that was originally published in the April 20, 2017 edition of the New York Review of Books. Here is a link to the original article.
The essay begins as a review of The Undoing Project: A Friendship that Changed our Minds. This book is a re-telling of the story of Daniel Kahneman and Amos Tvarsky and their discovery of some of the most important aspects of social psychology and the behavioral economics.
And that is as far as I got, a whole bunch of other stuff suddenly became very pressing. Finishing this article is number one on my list of jobs right now.
This article is still in progress. It should be finished soon.