Cognitive shortcuts help you efficiently move through a complicated world. But they come with an unwelcome side effect: Facts aren't necessarily enough to change your mind.
Dec. 1, 2020 • ~8 min
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Shakespeare was wrong when he wrote 'all's well that ends well'.
Nov. 2, 2020 • ~7 min
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To fight climate change, we need to take people's cognitive biases into account.
July 29, 2020 • ~7 min
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