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Tversky, Amos

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Born: 1937 AD
Died: 1996 AD, at 59 years of age.

Nationality: Israeli
Categories: Doctors, Psychologists

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1937 - Amos Tversky, born on the 16th of March in Haifa, Israel. He was a pioneer of cognitive science, a longtime collaborator of Daniel Kahneman, and a key figure in the discovery of systematic human cognitive bias and handling of risk.

1964 - He received his doctorate from the University of Michigan, and later taught at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, before moving to Stanford University.

1984 - He was a recipient of the MacArthur Fellowship.

1996 - Died on the 2nd of June in Stanford, California due to Skin Cancer.

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