Rationality in ActionJune 27, 2014
Have you ever wondered why it can be painful to deviate from the charted path, or why we get so attached to our ideas? It all boils down to cognitive bias, where our perceptions cloud our judgement and interfere with our objectivity.
Fortunately there are ways to shake this unconscious distortion. In this issue of the Pulse, we share a video featuring rationality expert Julia Galef, who provides a valuable tip that can help us establish an improved pattern of logical thinking.
Choice OverloadJune 13, 2014
The average person makes about 70 decisions each day. They range from the mundane (what should I order for lunch?) to the serious (how do I restructure the budget to keep our company afloat?).
In this issue of The Pulse, we examine the growing problem of choice overload, and share tips on how to simplify your decision-making process.