Research in cognitive psychology and the newer field of neuroeconomics consistently shows that people violate the strictures of rationality on a regular basis. This literature has a long list of irrational behaviors, which many of us are subject on a particular day, whether we want to admit it or not generated. These well-documented violations of rationality, which in turn brought a list of stereotypes that are used to define rational thought ‘. This means that we can assess the degree of rat … Read more »

Research in cognitive psychology and the newer field of neuroeconomics consistently shows that people violate the strictures of rationality on a regular basis. This literature has a long list of irrational behaviors, which many of us are subject on a particular day, whether we want to admit it or not generated. These well-documented violations of rationality, which in turn brought a list of stereotypes that are used to define rational thought ‘. This means that we do. Degrees of rational thinking in terms of the number and severity of cognitive biases, assess the individual displays The authors describe some of the common stereotypes that defy rational thought, in the hope that a better understanding of them will encourage more bias-free decision-making. Topics covered include serial associative perception ‘, my-side processing “and mindware gaps”.
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Keith Stanovich,
Maggie Toplak,
Richard West
Source: Rotman School of Management
5 pages.
Release Date: 1 January 2010. Prod #: ROT098-PDF-ENG
Contaminated Mindware: Think distortions of Cognitive Miser HBR case solution

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