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Influence, Distraction and Complexity in the Age of Information

Simply by speaking we influence others, and can even manipulate them. Tell others what they want to hear, true or false, and you will be able to influence them more. Tell them things they don’t want to hear, true or false, and they will likely reject your influence and maybe you. This can be used by people to get you […]

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Ambiguity Effect – Cognitive Biases (Pt.1)

The allure of simplistic ambiguity over accurate complexity. First, an explanation on the words simplicity and ambiguity. Skip to the examples below if you want the “simple” understanding. Etymology Simplicity favors looking at something in a larger, less specific, less detailed, less defined way. It looks at common unifying aspects to connect them in a general reference. A unity towards […]

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