Currently browsing "Heuristics And Biases"

Superforecasters: The Art of Accurate Predictions

By studying individuals with exceptional forecasting abilities, researchers are able to pinpoint skills and techniques that can help anyone improve their decision-making accuracy. ... More>

Some Advice on Advice: Timing Matters

Timing has a strong influence on whether people will follow advice, as well as the accuracy of their final judgments. ... More>

Bad Drivers? No, Just Bad Stereotypes

Unfounded stereotypes of particular groups as “bad drivers” are regrettably common, but new research helps explain how these pernicious stereotypes emerge. ... More>

Hard To Think Straight: Processing Prejudice

We all have a bit of irrationality in us. Even if we think of ourselves as logical and deliberative, we still make decisions and judgments, based not entirely on the […]... More>

At the Ballot Box: Are You a Political Extremist?

Election Day 2014 arrives at a time of extreme political division in the U.S., and moderates of both parties are worried about the fringe. It’s always the case, and especially […]... More>