How Expectation Influences Perception

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Neuroscientists find brain activity patterns that encode our beliefs and affect how we interpret the world around us. Neuroscientists have identified distinctive patterns of neural activity that encode prior beliefs …

The Light Triad vs. Dark Triad of Personality

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New research contrasts two very different profiles of human nature. Why are dark triad people so seductive? Why do they get all the research attention?I asked my colleague David Yaden …

What Is the Dunning-Kruger Effect?

What Is the Dunning-Kruger Effect?

The Dunning-Kruger effect is a type of cognitive bias in which people believe that they are smarter and more capable than they really are. Essentially, low ability people do not …