Confirmation Bias: Why You Make Terrible Life Choices

Confirmation bias strikes again

How does confirmation bias work?

1. How you seek information

2. How you interpret the information in front of you

3. How you remember things

Why am I like this?

Your brain’s primary goal is self-protection

There is just too much information to process

So what can I do about it?

1. Approach life with curiosity not conviction

2. Seek and understand disagreement

3. Think about thinking




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Nir Eyal

Nir Eyal

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