While knee deep in researching my guide to crushing your next job interview, I’ve been doing a deep dive into behavioral psychology and cognitive biases.
If gone unchecked, cognitive bias permeates every aspect of our thinking and behavior.
Have you ever wondered why political candidates try to sell you on large, boisterous crowds full of people waving flags and stirring music? Or why a stock can surge to an all-time high even in the face of negative metrics and analysis? This is the power of the Bandwagon Effect. [Read more…] about Cognitive Bias: Why do we unwittingly make questionable decisions?