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The Undoing Project: A Friendship That Changed Our Minds – Book Review

A Compelling Read about a Scientific Breakthrough That Changed the Way We Think

The Undoing Project: A Friendship That Changed Our Minds is a true story about two geniuses creating a mind-blowing creation. This international bestseller from Michael Lewis chronicles the life of two psychologists who made human minds work in ways we couldn’t imagine. It is insightful, gripping and full of surprises.

Story Plot

Year: 1969, Place: a university campus. Two psychologists named Daniel Kahneman and Amos Tversky meet on here to change the course of the history of the way the human mind perceives things. Their experiments involved human judgment and decision making. Apart from divulging the details of the process of the ground-breaking experiment, the story also speaks about the bromance of Daniel and Amos, their individual lives, how they came to know each other and the subsequent tragedy that fell on the duo.

This is a brilliant book with lots of fun and sensitive elements, making it touch hearts along with brains. Also, there are experiments involving the human psyche that a reader can experiment on oneself to see the results themselves. Thus, this book involves and indulges the reader in every way possible.


Michael Lewis does a great job of telling this extraordinary tale of friendship and scientific breakthrough. This scientific novel is laced with humor and emotions that is enlivened by the author’s excellent writing.


The Undoing Project: A Friendship That Changed Our Minds deserves full – 5/5 stars. The ingenious story about the two phycologists and the way it is presented wins the heart. This book is recommended for everyone with a taste for scientific knowledge and breakthroughs.