Human Behavior November 19, 2022

False Connections

False Connections

Our brain is a master of connecting an effect to a cause.

If you roll dice hard and you get big numbers, you begin to assume that a hard roll makes a big number.

If you always pick a winning stock while wearing a pair of blue jeans, you begin to associate a pair of blue jeans with increased luck.

Many impetuous decisions are ascribable to post hoc fallacy. 

When something seems to fall into pieces, challenge your own belief.

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