Sara Garofalo | TED-Ed
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Often people make decisions that are not “rational” from a purely economical point of view — meaning that they don’t necessarily lead to the best result. Why is that?
Are we just bad at dealing with numbers and odds?
Or is there a psychological mechanism behind it?
Sara Garofalo explains heuristics, problem-solving approaches based on previous experience and intuition rather than analysis.
Lesson by Sara Garofalo.
Animation by TOGETHER.