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Being Honest

I had a great tonight. I tried a few experiments I learnt from Experimental Economics today with my flatmate, for instance, Asian Disease Problem, Introducing Linda and Law of small numbers. 501 more words


"Why Do You REALLY Like That Bordeaux?"

This piece, from Obi Wine Kenobi himself (aka Joe Fattorini), is really worth a read to find out why American wine drinks arguably prefer bigger, riper wines while Europeans… don’t. 124 more words

The Macbeth Effect

Brush up here on your intro to heuristics, because this week we’re going to talk about a very strange phenomenon: the Macbeth Effect.

For those of you who haven’t read Macbeth, the story goes like this: 372 more words

Informational Psych

The Nature of Intuitive Thought by L. Järvilehto (2015)

© The Author(s) 2015
L. Järvilehto, The Nature and Function of Intuitive Thought and Decision Making,
SpringerBriefs in Well-Being and Quality of Life Research,
DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-18176-9_2… 1,074 more words


Wise Thinking -Avoid the Illusion of Transparency

We celebrate diversity, but not when it comes as a surprise. Read about the Illusion of Transparency here.


Interviewing the nonhumans

Choosing to approach my research with a sociomaterial sensibility requires me to challenge the division between the human and material elements I encounter and with which I work. 3,874 more words


Huristics vis-a-vis Evaluations: How Cognition Influences Decisions in Social World

Do humans make decisions based on intuitions, heoristics, or rational evaluations? Does it depend on the context, or individual differences? Does one lead to better outcomes than the other? 782 more words

Decisions In Social World