You are not so smart

I do not remember who told me about the You are not so smart website. Maybe it was Chris Hardwick on his podcast, or Kevin or someone else…

Some interesting articles:

The Benjamin Franklin Effect
“You grow to like people for whom you do nice things and hate people you harm.”
(insufficient justification effect)

The Overjustification Effect
“Getting paid for doing what you already enjoy will sometimes cause your love for the task to wane…”

The Backfire Effect
“When your deepest convictions are challenged by contradictory evidence, your beliefs get stronger.”

The Sunk Cost Fallacy
“Your decisions are tainted by the emotional investments you accumulate, and the more you invest in something the harder it becomes to abandon it.”


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