Liking Bias

The deepest principle in human nature is the craving to be appreciated. –William James According to research, we see people as pleasant if, A. They are outwardly attractive.B. They are similar to us in terms of origin, personality or interests.C. They like us. Let’s try to understand each in simplest manner with examples. A. Wherever we go…

Contrast Bias

Imagine this Scenario, There is three bucket in front of you. First one contains hot water, second one contains cold water and last one contains water having room temperature. You have to dip your right hand into hot water and left hand in cold water for one minute. Then put both water into third bucket…

Confirmation Bias, The Mother of all Cognitive Bias

The first principle is you must not fool yourself, and you are the easiest person to fool. -Richard Feynman I think rechard feynman is pointing towards the mother of all cognitive biases in this one line, Confirmation Bias. The best example I can remember which we all can relate to very easily is, what we…

How Notion Changed My Life.

Ever since I started reading books (around 2012) I gradually started on the vertical called “Note taking”. I wasn’t very keen to taking notes during first few years of reading. But eventually I realised that little by little I end up with collection of 20+ physical notebooks in form of notes and personal insights. It…

Why you should have Kindle?

To be honest, Kindle is the highest value digital device i have ever purchased in my life till date. It reinforce the highest valued habit around the world regardless of which industry we work in, Reading. Reading in the sense of “Learning”.  Here are my few thoughts on how kindle has became the integrated part of my…