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The Paradox of Choice

We live in an amazing country, in an amazing time. We are also bombarded by choices every moment of every day. So much so that entire movements have sprung up in praise of simplicity. 963 more words


Choice and regret (or when there is too much jam)

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Freedom of choice is awesome… or is it?

A friend of mine attended a conference recently. It was a huge affair with thousands of participants, and – excluding special events – around 350 sessions, spread over three days. 960 more words

Behavioural Economics

Getting customers to care

How Apple and Aldi address behavioural barriers

It’s one of the great ironies that behavioural economics has a behavioural economics problem. Specifically, choice paralysis. When push comes to shove and you have to do something to improve your business — create a marketing campaign, write an email, have a conversation, prepare a pitch — it can seem too overwhelming to know which behavioural principle to use, and how. 53 more words

Behavioral Economics

It's not Ok!

When I was pregnant, I noticed that during regular check-ups when a midwife or a nurse was asking different questions, she would always listen to my answers with the exact same polite expression of her face, nodding considerately and taking notes: “Ok… m-m-m-Okay!” as if she wouldn’t even care what exactly I was saying. 561 more words

The topic is my choice.

I really have a hard time choosing a topic when there are no parameters. I suppose that is paradox of choice in action. I feel so overwhelmed with the responsibility of entertaining my visitors with this content that no potential topic would ever be satisfactory in my mind; quite annoying. 32 more words


Clever or Baffled? These Things will Puzzle You (28 Pics)

At first look, all these things will hypnotize you with their incredible design and style, but the more you will think about them, you will find yourself thinking if this stuff is useful or useless. 41 more words


Modern Media and the Paradox of Choice

Have you ever heard of the concept of ‘the paradox of choice’?  This is the idea that choice is not always a freeing experience but quite the reverse. 866 more words

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