Rational Roundup #5 – Part II/III: Focus through Mindfulness?

The Rational Roundup, as previously announced, provides our readers with regular updates on rational thinking and current discussions among cognitive scientists. This is the second part of the latest edition, addressing positive psychology and the behavioral enhancement of your professional productivity. In this short briefing, I will share further thoughts on how to improve your…

Nudge News: Rational Decision-Making in the Era of Social Bots

In the light of the German federal election approaching we decided to repost this thought provoking article. Learn how social bots influence your rational decision-making – and if you are one of our many German followers, this might be especially interesting for you. Building on our previous posts on artificial intelligence, this week’s publication will have…

All you need to know on the Hindsight Bias

A few months ago, I published a #30in30 regarding the hindsight bias. As I promised, during this essay, I will give you more information on the impacts on the legal profession as well as on debiasing this classic behavioral bias. This article will be a thorough introduction. Hence, there is no need to read the…