In one study, German judges were asked to... - Deepstash

  • In one study, German judges were asked to roll a pair of loaded dice after being shown a random number of either 3 or 9.
  • Those who rolled a 9 gave on average, an 8 month sentence to a woman who was caught shoplifting, while those who rolled a 3 gave on average, a 5 month sentence.
  • In sales and negotiations, Anchors are used to trick us into making decisions that may not be in our best interest.
  • This can happen with car salesmen, online stores, salary negotiations, and real estate deals.

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This series explores 21 different cognitive mind traps, fallacies, biases and other phenomenon that exist within your brain. This series is inspired by Daniel Kahneman's "Thinking Fast and Slow."

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