Science & Technology

In Defense of Emotion in Effective Decision-Making

Cognitive biases are a fascinating snapshot of what happens when our reasoning breaks down. With the rise of the internet, social media, and partisan news media – we’ve never been more empowered to construct worlds that match whatever it is that we want to see. Critical thinking cannot successfully direct our beliefs and actions unless it continually assesses our emotional states, as well as our implicit and explicit drives and agendas.

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