From: New York Magazine

To Make Better Decisions, Pretend You’re Deciding for Someone Else

New York Magazine:

Perhaps the very last person you should turn to for advice is yourself, according to a new post from the Association for Psychological Science, which references research published last year in Psychological Science. We tend to make wiser decisions when thinking about someone else’s problems than when thinking about our own issues, researchers from the University of Waterloo and the University of Michigan found, but there’s a way around this. Think through your own decisions from a third-person perspective, suggest the researchers, led by Igor Grossmann at the University of Waterloo.

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