PSYCHOLOGY

Good News: We’re Not So Irrational After All!

Cracks in the foundation of behavioral economics?

Photo by Katya Korovkina on Unsplash

For well over a decade, we’ve heard we’re “predictably irrational.”

We disproportionately avoid loss rather than seeking gain; we’re easily primed for (someone else’s) desired responses; we grab apples rather than potato chips if…

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Erik Bassett

Erik Bassett

Field notes from a (sometimes) simple life.