Sunday, March 29, 2009

Are we strangers to ourselves?

The answer would be yes according to a recent research by a Harvard behavioral economist, Daniel Gilbert. People often fall prey to a bunch of psychological biases and fallacies, even if they know about them. They show through several experiments that, a stranger's reaction to a social situation is a more accurate guide to one's own reaction than a written description of the situation.

Here is the interview.

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