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The Elephant and The Rider

December 29th, 2013 1 Comment

I first read about the concept of the rider and the elephant in Switch by Chip and Dan Heath. From that book I traced the source back to a guy called Jonathan Haidt, the author of The Happiness Hypothesis. He has been teaching psychology using this concept for more than a decade now.

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The Ellsberg Paradox

January 13th, 2013 No Comments

The Dilemma: Suppose you have 2 urns in front of you, Urn A and Urn B . Both urns contain red marbles and black marbles. Urn A has 50 of each colour, making it to a total of 100 marbles,┬ábut Urn B’s mixture is unknown. What we know however is that it also contains 100 […]

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