In my last post, I wrote that people who’re primed to think about free will tend to make riskier decisions. This is true, but like many things in psychology, it’s not quite as simple as it sounds at first. The
One of the things we can learn from psychology is that a lot of different factors outside our control influence our behavior. And one of those factors itself is whether we believe factors outside our control are influencing our behavior.
We may think of ourselves as smart, rational, educated folks – but we all face biases when making decisions that make most of them less than rational, called cognitive biases. As humans, we have an inherent inability to interpret events
Traveling to Europe or an island in the Caribbean this summer or considering a gap year in a foreign country? If you’re US born, speaking a second language like Spanish or French can certainly make foreign travel easier. Plus, after