Why the stupid think they’re smart Psychologists have shown humans are poor judges of their own abilities, from sense of humour to grammar. Those worst at it are the worst judges of all.
Why the stupid think they’re smart
Why you think you're better than everyone else I've sort of come to the same crossroads.
The whole gateway drug thing is so flawed in so many ways. The congruence bias is why we all jump to conclusions and stay there
How Your Mistakes Can Make You a More Rational Person The saddest are those afflicted with a near terminal case of Dunning Krueger.
The Framing Effect makes people accept deaths and pay fines I always referred to this as "perceived value". My first hand experience with it is a little convoluted... I was working as an art dealer for a small art gallery in the USA that also sold fine jewelry.
How much can you trust your memory? Memory Is Inherently Fallible, And That's a Good Thing
La morale, un talent de société*Le Webinet des Curiosités Enfin une mesure qui fait presque l’unanimité! L’idée d’introduire des cours de morale à l’école, émise par le Ministre de l’Education en avril dernier, recueille les suffrages de neuf Français sur dix. Un tel plébiscite est révélateur de l’exaspération croissante de l’opinion publique vis-à-vis des actes d’incivilité.
The Forer effect (also called the Barnum effect after P. T. Barnum's observation that "we've got something for everyone") is the observation that individuals will give high accuracy ratings to descriptions of their personality that supposedly are tailored specifically for them, but are in fact vague and general enough to apply to a wide range of people. This effect can provide a partial explanation for the widespread acceptance of some beliefs and practices, such as astrology, fortune telling, graphology, and some types of personality test. Forer effect
Virtually every article or documentary about ants takes a moment to fawn over their incredible collective achievements. Madness of Crowds: Single Ants Beat Colonies At Easy Choices
The Misconception: If you are in a bad situation, you will do whatever you can do to escape it. The Truth: If you feel like you aren’t in control of your destiny, you will give up and accept whatever situation you are in. In 1965, a scientist named Martin Seligman started shocking dogs. He was trying to expand on the research of Pavlov – the guy who could make dogs salivate when they heard a bell ring. Learned Helplessness
How Upvote/Downvote Sites like Reddit Breed Irrational Herd Behavior "Conformity is our Profession" SExpand Are you a think-for-yourselfer?
47 Mind-Blowing Psychological Facts You Should Know About Yourself WHAT YOU ARE ABOUT TO READ IN THE NEXT PARAGRAPH IS COMMONLY BELIEVED, BUT NOT TRUE – You read by recognizing the shapes of words and groups of words. Words that are in all capital letters all have the same shape: a rectangle of a certain size. This makes words displayed in all uppercase harder to read than upper and lower case (known as “mixed case”). Mixed case words are easier to read because they make unique shapes, as demonstrated by the picture below. OK, NOW THE TRUE STUFF STARTS — When I started this article the topic was supposed to be why all capital letters are harder to read.
Les perversions de la culture du résultat Le perfologue le blog du manager entrepreneur Manipulations et dévoiement de la stratégie sont intrinsèquement liés à la culture du résultat. Pour y remédier, Il n'est d'autre solution que de passer d'une logique de la récompense et de l'évaluation à une logique de la responsabilité et du contrat. Lorsque l'on évolue dans une culture du résultat, l'indicateur est "Roi".
The Importance of Goodhart's Law This article introduces Goodhart's law, provides a few examples, tries to explain an origin for the law and lists out a few general mitigations. Goodhart's law states that once a social or economic measure is turned into a target for policy, it will lose any information content that had qualified it to play such a role in the first place. wikipedia The law was named for its developer, Charles Goodhart, a chief economic advisor to the Bank of England.
How Companies Learn Your Secrets
How to Think Like Sherlock Holmes — And Have a Better Life I remember I was on some antibiotic or combination of antibiotics and something. It was having weird effects.
Jedi Mind Tricks: 17 Lesser Known Ways to Persuade People
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10 Psychological Experiments That Went Horribly Wrong
L’impact de nos mouvements de tête sur nos jugements
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terminology - What is the term for human beings' tendency to obey without thinking? - Cognitive Sciences Beta - Stack Exchange
The Wrong Way to Plan for the Future
Religion can improve your self-control — even if you don't believe in God
Darwin aurait tort : l’expression faciale des émotions n'est pas universelle
How to Design Behavior
Empathy doesn't extend across the political aisle
Habits: How They Form And How To Break Them
Thou shalt not commit logical fallacies
Psychology And Advertising
Le libre-arbitre existe-t-il ?
Study posits a theory of moral behavior
People Aren't Smart Enough for Democracy to Flourish, Scientists Say
Fanboyism and Brand Loyalty
The Just-World Fallacy
Misattribution of Arousal
The Benjamin Franklin Effect
The Illusion of Asymmetric Insight
6 Weird Things That Influence Bad Behavior More Than Laws
5 Shocking Ways You Overestimate Yourself
4 Cliché Movie Moments Explained by Psychology
The 5 Weirdest Things That Influence How Your Food Tastes
5 Ways 'Common Sense' Lies To You Everyday
5 Things You Do Every Day That Are Actually Addictions
Fundamental attribution error
5 Logical Fallacies That Make You Wrong More Than You Think
The 6 Weirdest Things That Are Ruining Your Memory
5 Creepy Forms of Mind Control You're Exposed to Daily
5 Cheap Tricks TV Shows Use To Keep You Watching
6 Shocking Ways TV Rewires Your Brain
6 Brainwashing Techniques They're Using On You Right Now
6 Things You Won't Believe Can Brainwash You On Election Day
5 Insane Ways Words Can Control Your Mind
5 Bizarre Brain Hacks That Make You Better at Sports
6 Counterintuitive Tricks to Beating Popular Game Shows
4 Reasons Humans Will Never Understand Each Other
Cognitive Dissonance: Why do people need to have a belief in 'something'
Why do facts not matter to some people
Public Opinion: Why do people appear to be so systematically misinformed about basic facts
How stupid people make fools of us all
stumbling - David Brooks: The social animal
Eight Ways to Spot Emotional Manipulation
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