Gil Bouhnick writes a blog called The Mobile Spoon: Exploring product leadership, user experience, development, and entrepreneurship. He posted a two-part explanation of 84 cognitive biases. Part 1, Part 2. Continue reading “84 cognitive biases”
Kaidi Wu and David Dunning wrote an article for Scientific American called Unknown Unknowns: The Problem of Hypocognition.
« Often, human fate rests not on what people know but what they fail to know. Often, life’s outcomes are determined by hypocognition… Hypocognition, a term introduced to modern behavioral science by anthropologist Robert Levy, means the lack of a linguistic or cognitive representation for an object, category, or idea… [We are] hypocognitive of the numerous concepts that elude our awareness. We wander about the unknown terrains of life as novices more often than experts, complacent of what we know and oblivious to what we miss. » Continue reading “Unknown Unknowns: The Problem of Hypocognition”
Dr. Daniel Crosby, a psychologist specializing in behavioral finance, wrote an article titled 5 answers for the scared voices in your head. Continue reading “5 Answers for the Scared Voices in your Head”
David Lewis, Kelly Peters, and Dan Ariely wrote an article for The Globe and Mail titled How investors can stay rational in irrational times. Continue reading “How investors can stay rational in irrational times”
Dr. Daniel Crosby, a psychologist with a specialty in behavioral finance, has written an article about RAIN, a four-step process for managing periods of acute stress. Continue reading “RAIN: a four-step process for managing periods of acute stress”
John Tierney and Roy F. Baumeister wrote an essay for the Wall Street Journal titled For the New Year, Say No to Negativity. Tierney and Baumeister are authors of The Power of Bad: How the Negativity Effect Rules Us and How We Can Rule It.
« negativity bias, it’s the universal tendency for bad events and emotions to affect us more strongly than positive ones. » Continue reading “Negativity Bias”
Heidi Grant wrote an article for Harvard Business Review titled Stop Making Gratitude All About You. Continue reading “Stop Making Gratitude All About You”
Allan Richarz wrote an article for CityLab titled The Amazing Psychology of Japanese Train Stations. Continue reading “The Amazing Psychology of Japanese Train Stations”