Life can be frustratingly uncertain. What part does prediction error play?

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In the intricate tapestry of life, our brains are wired to anticipate the future. From the mundane daily choices to the major life decisions we embark upon, our ability to predict outcomes is a fundamental aspect of human cognition. However, nestled within this process lies the concept of …

The Planning Fallacy: How to Avoid Underestimating and Plan More Accurately

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We’ve all experienced it at some point: the planning fallacy. This cognitive bias leads us to underestimate the time and effort required to complete tasks or achieve goals. From underestimating travel times to preparing dinner and transitioning between activities, the planning fallacy can wreak havoc on our schedules …

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How my three-pocket grey yoga pants increase my efficiency at work

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Our brains are amazing devices. Plasticity allows our brains to adapt to changing situations and environments without conscious choice on our part. (Bare with me here, this little bit of geekiness will be necessary to the story.) According to the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI): “Plasticity refers …