Here are the mental errors that show up most frequently in our lives.

5 Common Mental Errors That Stop You From Making Good Decisions

They say you can't argue with results, but what kind of defeatist attitude is that? If you stick with it, you can argue with ANYTHING.

They say you can't argue with results, but what kind of defeatist attitude is that? If you stick with it, you can argue with ANYTHING.

Survivorship Bias and Hungry, Hungry Hippos

Survivorship Bias and Hungry, Hungry Hippos

When Tim Ferriss or Seth Godin write and release a book in a new and different way, of course it's going to do well. They're Tim and Seth! They have m...

Strata 2014: David McRaney, "Survivorship Bias and the Psychology of Luck"

Strata 2014: David McRaney, "Survivorship Bias and the Psychology of Luck"

Non-functioning mechanisms like this that motivate you to fool yourself are called placebo buttons, and they’re everywhere.

Non-functioning mechanisms like this that motivate you to fool yourself are called placebo buttons, and they’re everywhere.

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" when a company performs a survey about job satisfaction the only people who can fill out that survey are people who still work at the company. Everyone who might have quit out of dissatisfaction is no longer around to explain why. Such data mining fails to capture the only thing it is designed to measure, but unless management is aware of survivorship bias things will continue to seem peachy on paper."

" when a company performs a survey about job satisfaction the only people who can fill out that survey are people who still work at the company. Everyone who might have quit out of dissatisfaction is no longer around to explain why. Such data mining fails to capture the only thing it is designed to measure, but unless management is aware of survivorship bias things will continue to seem peachy on paper."

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