With apologies to NPR’s Wait Wait… Don’t Tell Me! It is time to play the Bluff the Psychologist Challenge. Two of these effects are made up. Which one is real? Read More
Ever wonder if the rest of the world has gone crazy? We often go with that thought when, in fact, everyone else isn't suddenly stupid. This blog is about why humans have a basic tendency to be overconfident in ourselves and underestimate everyone else. I also write about learning and memory--both what what actually makes learning effective, and what people think makes learning effective.