When we encounter a small risk, we either... - Deepstash

When we encounter a small risk, we either ignore it or completely over exaggerate it, with no in-between.

  • This is similar to a parent waiting for their teenage child to come home - there is a 99% chance everything is fine, but the thought of something going wrong can quickly spiral into panic.
  • This is commonly seen in the media, where minor issues are inflated until they fill our screens and cause public outcry.

Remember to take a step back and assess the situation before joining in on an availability cascade.

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