What is Reactive Devaluation and How It Affects Influence

Who puts forward an idea or proposal can have a significant effect on our judgment and decision-making, and it can also downgrade persuasiveness of our ideas. This is especially likely when we are dealing with competitive or antagonistic groups because people tend to reject ideas merely because they come from […] Read more »

The Fallacy of Centralized Direction

The fallacy of centralized direction explains why we often overestimate how well we can predict future actions of others. This fallacy suggests that when we evaluate actions or policies of others, we often see a centralized direction where it doesn’t exist.[1] The Need for Control and Predictability An underlying reason […] Read more »