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Amos Tversky

Amos TverskyBorn: 16-Mar-1937
Birthplace: Haifa, Israel
Died: 2-Jun-1996
Location of death: Stanford, CA
Cause of death: Cancer - Skin

Gender: Male
Religion: Jewish
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Psychologist

Executive summary: Cognitive psychologist, studied risks

Military service: Israeli Army (paratrooper, Captain)

Died from metastatic melanoma.

Father: Yosef (veterinarian)
Mother: Genia (d. 1964, Knesset member, 1948-64)
Sister: Ruth Ariel
Wife: Barbara Gans (psychologist at Stanford, until his death, two sons, one daughter)
Son: Oren
Son: Tal
Daughter: Dona

    University: Hebrew University (1961)
    University: PhD, University of Michigan (1965)

    American Academy of Arts and Sciences 1980
    National Academy of Sciences 1985
    MacArthur Fellowship 1984
    Guggenheim Fellowship 1984


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