Daniel Kahneman

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Daniel Kahneman is a pioneering scholar of psychology. After escaping Nazi occupation in World War II, Dr. Kahneman immigrated to Israel, where he served in the Israel Defense Forces and trained as a psychologist. Alongside Amos Tversky, he applied cognitive psychology to economic analysis, laying the foundation for a new field of research and earning the Nobel Prize in Economics in 2002. He is currently a professor at Princeton University.[1]

Presidential Medal of Freedom

In November 20113, Daniel Kahneman was posthumously awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President Barack Obama.[2]