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Idiom Vol 53 No1

Why everybody should read this and why you just decided not to!

Looking at teaching through a ‘behavioural economics’ perspective

Ross Brisbane, Wellington Secondary College: rossbrisbane05@optusnet.com.au

In this article, the writer considers implications for teaching of the work of Amos Tversky and Daniel Kahneman and ‘behavioural economics’. Intrigued? If so, you might like to read Michael Lewis’ The Undoing Project: A Friendship That Changed Our Minds, a review of which can be found at: http://www.newyorker.com/books/page-turner/the-two-friends-who-changed-how-we-think-about-how-we-think

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