Victor Loux Bookmarks Tag: psychology

66 bookmarks tagged “psychology

We don’t have a hundred biases, we have the wrong model

worksinprogress.co/issue/biases-the-wrong-model/
Behavioral economics has identified dozens of cognitive biases that stop us from acting 'rationally'. But instead of building up a messier and messier picture of human behavior, we need a new model.

The productivity tax you pay for context switching

async.twist.com/context-switching/
How distraction became our default way of working and what you can do to reclaim your focus

dscout + HmntyCntrd: Challenging Company Playbooks to Workplace Trauma

dscout.com/people-nerds/organizational-trauma
Design professionals report on organizational trauma—and the inadequate ways their orgs address It.

A Cephalopod Has Passed a Cognitive Test Designed For Human Children

sciencealert.com/cuttlefish-can-pass-a-cognitive-test-designed-for-children
A new test of cephalopod smarts has reinforced how important it is for us humans to not underestimate animal intelligence.

Psychology of Code Readability | by Egon Elbre | Medium

medium.com/@egonelbre/psychology-of-code-readability-d23b1ff1258a
By no means should this be regarded as truth, but rather a model that I’ve found extremely helpful in understanding and finding better ways of writing code. I think one of the things every programmer…

Common Causes of Very Bad Decisions · Collaborative Fund

collaborativefund.com/blog/bad-decisions/
Italian psychologist Massimo Piattelli-Palmarini was once asked why people keep making the same mistakes. He said: Inattention, distraction, lack of interest, poor preparation, genuine stupidity, timidity, braggadocio, emotional imbalance, ideological, racial, social or chauvinistic prejudices, and aggressive or prevaricatory instincts. Let me add some more: Incentives can tempt good people to push the boundaries farther than they’d ever imagine. Financial boundaries, moral boundarie...

How to be indistractable | Psyche Guides

psyche.co/guides/to-become-indistractable-recognise-that-it-starts-within-you
Stop blaming technology – distraction starts within. Manage your inner triggers to enjoy greater focus and a fuller life