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Recognizing Optimism Bias: Are You an Irrational Optimist?

Would you believe that the average person expects to live a better-than-average life? The math doesn’t add up, but this skewed perception is quite common. This gap between perception and reality is due to a cognitive bias called optimism bias. Due to the optimism bias, people disproportionately tend to think favorable outcomes are heading their …

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