Indecision is sometimes the best way to decide

Indecision is sometimes the best way to decide

I have a new piece in Aeon magazine outlining recent research on indecision and changes of mind. Contrary to popular assumption, these findings challenge conventional wisdom that acting on an initial “gut feeling” leads to better decisions.

 

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2 thoughts on “Indecision is sometimes the best way to decide

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  2. Hi Steve: What, I wonder, is on the three other
    (non-visible) faces of the dice in the photo? Or
    haven’t you decided on this yet -:)

    Your Aeon article is interesting! A pointer to Turing’s
    way of deciding when to change the settings
    would be good. It’s not Bayesian, I take it?

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