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.

You may also like...

Your Bare Self in Dreams

Dream is an alternative reality that we can experience without any real consequence. We dismiss our...

Overconfidence Bias Cripples Progress

Humans are prone to having an excessively high opinion of themselves. It is elevated after experiencing...

Living On Others’ Expectation

We graduate, get a job, make money, meet a potential spouse, get married, raise children because...

Untransferable Skills

What you master in one area does not make you adept at other similar areas. Writers...