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Not As Smart As You Think

Not As Smart As You Think

  • Evidence in both psychology and behavioral economics demonstrates that we are not the Mr. Spock-like thinkers and actors that we think we are.
  • We are unaware of our unconscious mind, yet it exerts considerable influence over how we think, feel, and behave.
  • Primitive instincts, emotional baggage, and ingrained habits are three unconscious forces that can guide our lives.
  • Our executive functioning gives us the opportunity to not succumb to the blunt force of our unconscious mind or be driven by our past.

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Am I in control? Or just under the illusion of being in control?

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