Facial appearance matter to voters, apparently!

Today I came across an experimental study regarding the effects of facial appearance on voting behaviour, and the results are more than extraordinary! In their article “Facial appearance affects voting decisions”, Anthony C. Little, Robert P. Burriss, Benedict C. Jones and Craig Roberts, offer strong evidence that   facial appearance has important effects on choice of leader. We have shown…

Narrative fallacy and the impact of the news

I am currently reading Daniel Kahneman’s great book Thinking, Fast and Slow, where he sheds light on the many different forms of cognitive misconceptions that humans make on a daily basis. Even though there are many striking observations and results from experiments about human behaviour and cognition, the following is particularly interesting to me, found on…