3 Dumb Ways Your Brain Sabotages You
8 Subconscious Mistakes Our Brains Make Every Day - And How To Avoid Them
"I was seriously shocked at some of these mistakes in thinking that I subconsciously make all the time."
"The Misconception: Your opinions are the result of years of rational, objective analysis."
An fMRI Study On Sunk Cost Effect
"Sunk cost effect (also called escalation of commitment, etc) is a pervasive, interesting and famous decision bias, which has been intensively discussed in psychology, economics, management, political science, zoology, etc."
How The Sunk Cost Fallacy Makes You Act Stupid
"Do you think you make smart, rational decisions most of the time?
Health Risk Perception, Optimistic Bias, and Personal Satisfaction
"Objectives: To examine change in risk perception and optimistic bias concerning behavior-linked health threats and environmental health threats between adolescence and young adulthood and how these factors related to personal satisfaction."
Tali Sharot: The Optimism Bias
Researchers Identify Brain Region That Generates Optimism Bias
"'Always look on the bright side of life' might seem a simplistic piece of schoolboy philosophy offered by the likes of Monty Python, but they might just have been on to something."
Selectively altering belief formation in the human brain
"Humans form beliefs asymmetrically; we tend to discount bad
news but embrace good news."
Neural Mechanisms Mediating Optimism Bias
"Humans expect positive events in the future even when there is no evidence to support such expectations."
The Optimism Bias
"We like to think of ourselves as rational creatures."
Looking the Other Way: Selective Exposure to Attitude-Consistent and Counterattitudinal Political Information
"An experiment with two computer-based sessions (complete data for 156 participants) examined selective exposure to attitude-consistent and counterattitudinal media messages."
Fiction Is Good For The Brain
TestTube Wild Card
All About the Teen Brain
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