Belief in Our Moral Superiority Is the Most Irrational Self-Enhancing Bias of All
Moral superiority appears to be “a uniquely strong and prevalent form of positive illusion,” Ben Tappin and Ryan McKay write.
British Psychological Society Research Digest
How Richard Thaler’s ‘Simple Insights’ Led to a Nobel Prize
Katherine Milkman discusses the awarding of the Nobel Prize to behavioral economist Richard Thaler.
Why We Contradict Ourselves and Confound Each Other
With his book Thinking, Fast and Slow, Daniel Kahneman emerged as one of the most intriguing voices on the complexity of human thought and behavior.
A Philosopher Who Studies Life Changes Says Our Biggest Decisions Can Never Be Rational
When faced with a potentially transformative choice, L.A. Paul explains the problem at hand.
Want to Be More Optimistic? Consider the Triumph of Human Reason
Yale psychologist Paul Bloom has views on empathy, emotion, and rationality that make him a black sheep among his peers.
The Difference Between Rationality and Intelligence
One is raw cognitive horsepower. The other is the propensity for reflective thought.
Gray Matter, The New York Times
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