All posts tagged “bias

Unrealistic Optimism

By March Resnick There was a fascinating paper in a recent issue of Nature Neuroscience that investigates why unrealistic optimism is so pervasive.  We all think our teams can win, we are above average drivers, this lottery ticket will be the one.  The same is… Read More

Allocation of blame

By Marc Resnick: Even more fascinating than the top-down, rationalizing decision making process I talked about in my previous post, I have recently been studying moral and ethical decisions and allocation of blame and punishment.  There are a lot of findings I would love to… Read More