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Unformatted text preview: consistent with your interests. Look for information that disconfirms beliefs. – Overtly considering ways we could be wrong challenges our tendencies to think we’re smarter than we actually are. Don’t try to create meaning out of random events. – Don’t attempt to create meaning out of coincidence. Increase your options. – The number and diversity of alternatives generated increase the chance of finding an outstanding one. Chapter Check-up: Decision Making Chapter Check-up: Decision Making Michael has just discovered he is registered for two classes at the same time and must make a decision about which one to take this semester. He considers the professor teaching this semester, the time of the class, and the classes his friends are taking. He then considers his options for when he can take each class again, as well as the costs and benefits for taking each this semester versus later next year. He then makes his decision. Michael has just engaged in what? Chapter Check-up: Decision Making Chapter Check-up: Decision Making In making his decision, Michael forgot to consider the implications of the color of paint in the room where each class was being offered. Given that room color can influence mood, which can influence performance, why didn’t Michael consider it? Chapter Check-up: Decision Making Chapter Check-up: Decision Making Michael engaged in the rational decision making model, and didn’t consider the paint color of the rooms because he operates under the confines of bounded rationality....
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