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Why do we often think we know what we want, only to be disappointed with our purchases and choices? Behavioral economics shows just how irrational humans can be. Here's some insight into the surprising ways in which our emotions and thought patterns guide us toward predictable economic decisions.
I gotta be me! From quirky and introverted to boisterous and out there, personality is a curious thing. Questions of personality have vexed mankind from the dawn of personhood: Can people change? Can an angry person ease his rage? Can a meek person finally speak out? What is the difference between normal and pathological behavior? And how do others perceive you? We all want to be grounded in who we are; after all, personality can make or break one's relationships at home and at work.