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Why are people overconfident so often?

27 AUG 2012

It’s all about social status, a UC Berkeley study finds

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, BERKELEY’S HAAS SCHOOL OF BUSINESS – Researchers have long known that people are very frequently overconfident – that they tend to believe they are more physically talented, socially adept, and skilled at their job than they actually are. 1,032 more words

Behavior Modification

Quest for Sustainability -- Check Out the Boom in Corporate Social Responsibility

Our civilization certainly has its problems vis-à-vis sustainability—whether we’re talking about energy, food, water, social justice, law-making, or any number of other important arenas. But at the same time, we’re addressing these issues with enormous volumes of intellectual horsepower. 60 more words