Unformatted text preview: ○ Direct pressure on dissenters people who show alternative views are mocked or put down ○ Self-censorship people keep quiet because their dissention wont be accepted ○ Illusion of unanimity because dissenter stops speaking it will seem as if everyone is in agreement when all together, everyone thinks differently individually ○ Self appointed mind guard right hand man filters info to leader, doesn’t give dissenting points of view – Leads to making poor decision – Criticisms-○ Very little research support theory ○ Hindsight bias?? ○ A usefully theory would need to predict bad decisions in advance...
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- Fall '07
- Confidence, Thought, Hindsight bias