Trust Me, You’re Biased; We All Are

Regardless of how smart or “woke” we think that we might be, the facts are that humans are driven by emotion first and logic second. And our emotional brains push us to be biased in lots of interesting ways. We’re inclined to think we’re smarter than we are, that people will naturally agree with us, we like quick fixes, we look to blame others when things go wrong and give ourselves way too much credit when things go right. If we’re actually smart, we learn to fight these tendencies and here are some ideas about how. Read More