Thinking, Fast and Slow - Deepstash
Thinking, Fast and Slow

Thinking, Fast and Slow

Daniel Kahneman



Keep reading for FREE

System One and System Two

Our brains have two "systems" that complement eachother, with their own capabilities, limitations and functions.

  • System One is fast, automated and precise, but can be easily tricked and has a small working window.
  • System Two is slower, can make complex thoughts achieved in a specific algorithm and takes control over it's brother when he needs to with it's long but limited attention buffer.


3.4K reads

System One

With it's lighting fast reactions, System One is present in almost every common situation. It's actions are sometimes unstoppable and can be trained to steal tasks from the second System.

Depending on the complexity, here are some tasks that System One makes:

  • Solves simple math like 2+2
  • Recognizes a good chess move (if you are a chess expert)
  • Reads words on big ads
  • Drives the car on a empty road
  • Makes you look in the direction of a sound


2.26K reads

System Two

Being slower but very powerful, this part of the brain can partialy suppes the other one while taking control on our body and forming logical and complex operations that need an attention span while being easily interrupted, like:

  • Solves complex math like 412* 525
  • Searching for a person
  • Controlling your behaviour
  • Completing a formular
  • Parking a car


2.13K reads

Attention and Effort

  • Our brain have a very limited attenion buffer. Our System Two can't give more than he has. We need to prioritize it's tasks to make it work efficiently.
  • We will use the minimal effort law, thinking as little as possible, unless we act on it with all our thinking energy
  • If we let our intuition take control, we may give a wrong response, making us repeat the process with a deeper search in our memory, this time calling for the Second System


1.92K reads

Priming the brain

Our mind can easily and unknowingly fall in a priming situation where certain things prepare ourself to take a certain decision based on association.

  • Looking at a pile of cash before a conversation can make us greedy
  • A bilboard with some imposing eyes can lower bad behaviour
  • Holding our finger in the mouth forms a smile that sparks a little bit of joy

Unfortunately, a strongly primed System One cand fool System Two into believing it's story.


1.93K reads

"The world makes much less sense than you think. The coherence comes mostly from the way your mind works.”"



2.3K reads



Tech enthusiast, photographer, developer.


Thinking, Fast and Slow

Thinking, Fast and Slow

Daniel Kahneman

Thinking, Fast and Slow

Thinking, Fast and Slow

Ready for the next level?

Read Like a Pro


Explore the World’s

Best Ideas

200,000+ ideas on pretty much any topic. Created by the smartest people around & well-organized so you can explore at will.

An Idea for Everything

Explore the biggest library of insights. And we've infused it with powerful filtering tools so you can easily find what you need.

Knowledge Library

Powerful Saving & Organizational Tools

Save ideas for later reading, for personalized stashes, or for remembering it later.

# Personal Growth

Take Your Ideas


Organize your ideas & listen on the go. And with Pro, there are no limits.

Listen on the go

Just press play and we take care of the words.

Never worry about spotty connections

No Internet access? No problem. Within the mobile app, all your ideas are available, even when offline.

Get Organized with Stashes

Ideas for your next work project? Quotes that inspire you? Put them in the right place so you never lose them.


2 Million Stashers



5,740 Reviews

App Store



72,690 Reviews

Google Play


Don’t look further if you love learning new things. A refreshing concept that provides quick ideas for busy thought leaders.

Shankul Varada

Best app ever! You heard it right. This app has helped me get back on my quest to get things done while equipping myself with knowledge everyday.

Ashley Anthony

This app is LOADED with RELEVANT, HELPFUL, AND EDUCATIONAL material. It is creatively intellectual, yet minimal enough to not overstimulate and create a learning block. I am exceptionally impressed with this app!

Sean Green

Great interesting short snippets of informative articles. Highly recommended to anyone who loves information and lacks patience.

Ghazala Begum

Even five minutes a day will improve your thinking. I've come across new ideas and learnt to improve existing ways to become more motivated, confident and happier.

Giovanna Scalzone

Brilliant. It feels fresh and encouraging. So many interesting pieces of information that are just enough to absorb and apply. So happy I found this.

Jamyson Haug

Great for quick bits of information and interesting ideas around whatever topics you are interested in. Visually, it looks great as well.

Laetitia Berton

I have only been using it for a few days now, but I have found answers to questions I had never consciously formulated, or to problems I face everyday at work or at home. I wish I had found this earlier, highly recommended!

Read & Learn

20x Faster





Access to 200,000+ ideas

Access to the mobile app

Unlimited idea saving & library

Unlimited history

Unlimited listening to ideas

Downloading & offline access

Personalized recommendations


Claim Your Limited Offer

Get Deepstash Pro


75% OFF | 1-Year Pro Subscription

Claim Offer