Self-serving Bias Tag Archive

Live in a fake cosy world or the matrix

(Excerpt from Thinking In Bets by Annie Duke) In the movie, the matrix was built to be a more comfortable version of the world. Our brains, likewise, have evolved to make our version of the world more comfortable: our...

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Self-serving bias serves the ego

(Excerpt from Thinking In Bets by Annie Duke) self-serving bias arises from our drive to create a positive self-narrative. In that narrative, taking credit for something good is the same as saying we made the right...

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Why the lottery makes people happy

(Excerpt from Motherfucking Monday by Mark Manson 2 Mar 2020) A new academic study published last week looked at why the lottery makes people happy, despite the fact they’re essentially setting their money...

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