(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...
August 29, 2020|
Ego, Self-serving Bias
(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...
August 23, 2020|
Ego, Luck, Self-serving Bias
(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...
March 3, 2020|
Life, Self-serving Bias